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
Location within Shropshire
OS grid referenceSP473197
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townShrewsbury
Postcode districtSY4
Dialling code01939
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Shropshire
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]

The village has a few shops including a Co-op food store, a barber's shop, a post office and a fish and chip restaurant.

Community[edit]

The village has a Cricket Club playing in the Shropshire County Cricket League. In June 2016 it celebrated its 50th anniversary.[1] At the end of the 2016 season the team finished third from bottom of the Premier Division and they were relegated to Division One.[2] However the villagers finished the 2017 season as Division One champions to gain a return to the Premier Division.[3]

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

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