The third annual Family Friendly Hotspots Report has named Bingham in Nottinghamshire as the most popular place to raise a family. Here is what it commended:
- 77% of GCSE pupils achieve A*-C grades against a national average of 43%
- Affordable house prices - £138,969 average compared to £173,632 nationwide
- Home to a large number of clubs and social groups including a model railway club, folk club and archery club
- Bingham Leisure Centre caters for sports facilities
- Rural setting means a quick and easy access to the countryside
- Town has a rich history and dates back to before the Roman invasion
- A number of retail outlets including a post office and pharmacy
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