In November 2013 Bingham was named by Family Investments as the best town in England and Wales in which to bring up a family.[1] The report cited factors such as excellent schools, childcare provision, low crime and affordable housing.

Rule of Law Challenges in Burundi - the inside view with Gervais Rufyikiri

"Quality boutique hotel, destination restaurant and sun filled cocktail bar in one, the Bingham makes excellent use of its riverside location by Richmond Bridge."

Wallenfels in Bavaria, Germany. Music groups have visited to and from the twin towns, and a beer festival is held in Bingham every year.

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Ely Sinfonia has given him that opportunity and he is now actively seeking other conducting positions, with both amateur and professional groups. Steve is excited by the possibilities of developing this area of his work over the coming years.

There are four schools in Bingham: Robert Miles Infant school, Robert Miles Junior School,[5] Carnarvon Primary School[6] and the comprehensive Toot Hill School.[7] Central College Nottingham also has a campus in the town.

Bingham is a market town in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England. Situated nine miles east of the city of Nottingham and near to Newark-on-Trent, the town had a population of 9,131 at the 2011 UK census (up from 8,655 in 2001), and was in November 2013 named the best town in England and Wales to raise a family.[1]

Bingham has Scout troops totalling around 140 young people. 1st Bingham Scouts includes Beavers and Cubs.[18]

About 500 houses are being built bordering the A52 (Grantham Road) and the existing Mill Hill estate. There have been concerns that the 1000+ people who will move into these new houses will require more and improved services, which the local councils are so far proving reluctant to provide, despite the large sums gained for the Exchequer from the sale of the land in public ownership. Another 1000 houses are planned as part of 'Future Bingham', north of the railway line.[4]

Local MP Andrew Bingham attended a meeting of the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee last week - right here in the High Peak.

Bingham Leisure Centre has sports facilities and a swimming pool. The facilities are attached to Toot Hill School.

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To the north of the town is an industrial estate with about 40 businesses. The largest include GWIBS 24/7, a privately owned company employing over 50 people in mechanical, electrical and IT services. Others include Focus Label Machinery, Trent Designs, XACT Document Solutions, the Workplace Depot (manufacturing mobile safety steps, trucks and trolleys), and Water at Work. In 2012, The Workplace Depot[12] won a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice. Bingham has a Business Club[13]

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The Rule of Law and Foreign Investment in China

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Conducting highlights over the next 12 months include Nielsen Symphony no.3, Brahms Violin Concerto, Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings, Walton Symphony no.1, Elgar “Enigma” Variations, Copland “Appalachian Spring”, Brahms Double Concerto with Elizabeth and Raphael Wallfisch, and more.

Tucked away beside the river in Richmond-upon-Thames, the Bingham Hotel In Richmond is one of London’s most unusual boutique hotels, or ‘restaurant with rooms’: A Georgian townhouse overlooking the Thames, the Bingham Hotel is a chic retreat for romantic getaways, a gourmet bolthole for gastronomic experiences, and a unique wedding and events venue. Our Boutique Hotel offers something for everyone at the Bingham Hotel Richmond.

The A46, to the west of the town, was upgraded and completed in 2013 as a grade-separated dual-carriageway. The Widmerpool-Newark Improvement has been diverted to the west of the former Roman town to preserve the archaeology. The A52 bypass to the south of the town opened in December 1986.

Design Doubles  are compact but furnished with all the modern conveniences to create a home from home stay: Queen Size 5ft Handcrafted pocket sprung bed; Duck and goose feather duvets (hypoallergenic bedding available)  air-conditioning, flat screen digital TVs with DVD players, complimentary WIFI and built-in music systems with a dedicated music library, digital radio and ipod dock, in-bath raindance power shower.

A limited number of places for some BIICL and Bingham Centre events are available for staff of NGOs to attend free of charge as part of an initiative by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law to provide NGOs with access to legal education and training events. If you are interested in attending an event, please check the details for that event to see whether there are places available for NGO staff to attend free of charge.

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Robot Wars series 3, Jungle Run and scenes from Shane Meadows' 2006 film This is England were filmed nearby on the former RAF Newton site.

The Romans built a fortress at Margidunum (Bingham) and a settlement at the river crossing at Ad Pontem (East Stoke) on the Fosse Way that joined Isca (Exeter) to Lindum (Lincoln).[3] The south east of Nottinghamshire later formed the wapentake of Bingham.

He quickly developed a real love for conducting; it seemed a natural extension of years of experience as a professional orchestral leader. Having played a huge amount of repertoire over the years, and having worked with many of the world’s top conductors Steve has really relished the chance to use that experience from the conductor’s rostrum.

Protecting Civil Society in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities for the Rule of Law

BIICL short course programme including Introduction to the rule of law, Public international law in practice and Cross border dispute resolution...

Trent Barton provides a frequent and well used public bus service into Nottingham.[23] Bingham's railway station provides a less frequent service to and beyond Nottingham and Grantham.


Large Double/Twin – ‘Constancy’  is river facing, a little more spacious and with a King Size 6ft Handcrafted pocket sprung bed or twin beds with room for one extra bed. Duck and goose feather duvets (hypoallergenic bedding available)  air-conditioning, flat screen digital TVs with DVD players, complimentary WIFI and built-in music systems with a dedicated music library, digital radio and ipod dock, and in-bath raindance power shower.

Luxury Boutique Hotel Accommodation London is what we are renowned for The Bingham Hotel. Each of the Bingham’s 15 bedrooms has been beautifully individually designed,  featuring bespoke art deco inspired furniture, sumptuous furnishings and modern comforts.

River Double offer riverside views, a  King size 6ft Handcrafted pocket sprung bed or ‘Callirhoe’ has an antique four poster bed. Duck and goose feather duvets (hypoallergenic bedding available)  air-conditioning, flat screen digital TVs with DVD players, complimentary WIFI and built-in music systems with a dedicated music library, digital radio and ipod dock, and in-bath raindance power shower, and whirlpool bath. River double bedrooms can accommodate a cot.

Bingham lies near the junction of the A46 (the old Fosse Way) and the A52, about nine miles (14 km) east of Nottingham and similar distances south-west of Newark-on-Trent and west of Grantham. Neighbouring communities are Radcliffe-on-Trent, East Bridgford, Car Colston, Scarrington, Aslockton, Whatton in the Vale and Cropwell Butler. There is a market in the central Market Place every Thursday, and a farmers' market there on the third Saturday of the month.

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The Bingham Centre runs a dynamic and topical programme of events throughout the year, reflecting the Centre's research work and activities. Our events attract high profile speakers, many of whom are leaders in their field.

The Bingham Boutique Hotel is ideally located 20 minutes from Heathrow airport, 30 minutes from London and close to neighbouring tourist attractions including Kew Gardens and Richmond Park, and sporting venues such as Twickenham Rugby, and Wimbledon Tennis; the Bingham is the perfect South West London base.

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Arbitration and the Rule of Law: Challenges, Changes and Contradictions

During your stay, why not explore Richmond upon Thames on one of handmade Bingham Pashley bikes. We can provide maps of the area and recommend a cycle route dependinon your level of experience. Contact us by email or 020 8940 0902 .