Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance
Friday 29 May 2020
The Town Council is working to keep essential services running. Updates relating to our services will be posted on our website and our staff can be contacted on 01949 831445 during the normal opening hours and via email .
Market and Farmer’s Market
The market will start up again on Thursday 30 April 2020 with a limited number of food stalls. The farmer’s market remains suspended.
This document has been put together by Bingham Helping Hands, it is a useful list of market stall holders and businesses who will take orders and deliver or have arranged a regular pop-up stall in Bingham. There is also other useful information about food boxes from supermarkets::
Information on Local Deliveries and Services
Please see the meeting calendar
The Annual Town meeting scheduled for Monday 1 June is has been cancelled.
Play equipment – Closed with immediate effect
Funerals – these will take place and the Council will be working with funeral directors to work within strict guidelines
Cemetery – remains open for quiet contemplation and tending graves. The cemetery gates will be closed temporarily for one of two reasons. If there is a funeral, anyone visiting the cemetery who is not a mourner, will be requested to leave the cemetery. Once the cemetery is clear and the funeral cortège and mourners arrive the cemetery gates will be closed. The cemetery will re-open once the funeral has taken place. A notice will be put on the gates to let people know that a funeral is taking place and a member of Bingham Town Council’s ground staff will be in attendance at the gate.
The other reason for the cemetery gates being closed is for essential services to be carried out. A notice will be placed on the gates advising that the cemetery is closed. Once the work is completed the cemetery will re-open.
Summer Fair on Saturday 13 June
The Town Council have made £25,000 available for Humanitarian Aid for Bingham Residents during the Coronavirus Pandemic. If your group wishes to apply for funding, please contact us.
University of Nottingham Free Online Adult Education Programme
In response to the coronavirus emergency, the University of Nottingham has organised an Adult Education programme online of over thirty one-hour online sessions on a range of topics, commencing on Tuesday 21 April. There is no fee. Some sessions are related to the epidemic, some are more general. Details are at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/education/events/2019-20/adult-education.aspx .
All recycling centres across Nottinghamshire to open and for longer hours from 1 June
Following the reopening of two more recycling centres (Warsop and Retford) on Tuesday, Nottinghamshire County Council has put plans in place to open the remaining sites at Giltbrook, Kirkby, Mansfield...
£1m Nottinghamshire COVID-19 Community Fund
Nottinghamshire County Council’s £1 million Nottinghamshire COVID-19 Community Fund was created to help communities as they respond to exceptional challenges over the coming months. Charities and voluntary groups can apply...
2020/21 Bingham Town Guide
Bingham was voted “the Best Place to bring up a Family” in October 2013. It is a vibrant Town with a population of approx. 9,000, a Market every Thursday and a Farmers Market on 3rd Saturday of the month held on the Market Place alongside The Buttercross. It is approx. 9 miles east of Nottingham, 9 miles south-west of Newark-on-Trent and west of Grantham situated where A46 (Old Fosse Way) intersects A52.
There are strong links with our Twin Town Wallenfels in Bavaria, Germany, and each year residents from each Town meet up be it in Wallenfels or Bingham. A new play area opened in 2009 and is called Wallenfels Park.
Bingham Linear Park
The Linear Park is owned by the Town Council and is supported by an enthusiastic group of volunteers, The Friends of Bingham Linear Park.
The Old Court House is where the Council Offices are located and where the Town Clerk is based. All of the council’s business and meetings are conducted here but in addition the building is also available to hire as a venue for meetings.