Bomere Heath

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Bomere Heath
The Red Lion at Bomere Heath - geograph.org.uk - 1036708.jpg
The Red Lion public house, Bomere Heath
Bomere Heath is located in Shropshire
Bomere Heath
Bomere Heath
Bomere Heath shown within Shropshire
OS grid reference SP473197
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Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Shrewsbury
Postcode district SY4
Dialling code 01939
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Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
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52°46′19″N 2°46′48″W / 52.772°N 2.780°W / 52.772; -2.780Coordinates: 52°46′19″N 2°46′48″W / 52.772°N 2.780°W / 52.772; -2.780

Bomere Heath is a village in Shropshire, England, which lies north of the county town of Shrewsbury and between Baschurch and Harlescott. It is situated between the A528 road and Berwick Road. The village has a primary school, a convenience store, a post office, chip shop, hairdresser, and a pub, The Red Lion.

It is the main village of the Pimhill parish. The parish is now known as "Bomere Heath and District". Nearby, to the north, is the small village of Merrington.

The village now has Bomere Heath C of E primary school. Around 140 pupils attend. The headteacher, Mrs Julie Ball, aims to make this school as welcoming as possible for any new pupils.

The TV presenter and Blue Peter gardener, Percy Thrower, lived in the village for many years.[citation needed]

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The village has a Cricket Club playing in the Shropshire County Cricket League. In June 2016 it celebrated its 50th anniversary.[1] However at the end of the 2016 season the team finished third from bottom of the Premier Division and was relegated to Division One for the 2017 season.[2]

The village also has a Sunday football team which reformed in August 2015.

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