Live Firing


NOTIFICATION OF LIVE FIRING AND DRY TRAINING AT ALTCAR RIFLE RANGE, HIGHTOWN IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALTCAR RIFLE RANGE BYE-LAWS AND STANDING ORDERS

Notification of firing at Altcar – September 2018

1. Live firing may take place Mon,Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 September to 30 September 2018. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of September 2018. (Blank ammunition and/or Pyrotechnics may be used) Fridays are normally non- live firing days however Operational Training may take place at short notice, every effort will be made to notify the relevant agencies should this happen.

2. The Land and Sea Danger Areas will be closed during these periods when RED FLAGS or RED LIGHTS/LAMPS are displayed. Air Danger height 1000 ft when Range is in use.

3. There may be an extension to firing on Saturday 15th September until 1900hrs, Friday 7th September may be come a live firing day 0830-1700hrs, Saturday 8th of September firing could be extended till 1900hrs.

4. Live Night Firing will only take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu and Sat if requested, provided at least one calender month notice is received from the Military Unit or Police Firearms organisation.

5. Whilst every effort is made to conduct Live Firing within the stated timings in paragraph 1, on occasions Military Units may request extra time due to unforeseen circumstances or Operational reasons. This will be strictly monitored by the Range Liaison Officer and only granted in exceptional circumstances.

Notification of firing at Altcar – October 2018

1.  Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs  and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 October  to 31 October 2018.  Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of October 2018.  (Blank  ammunition and/or Pyrotechnics may be used)  Fridays are normally non- live firing days however Operational Training may take place at short notice, every effort will be made to notify the relevant agencies should this happen.

2.  The Land and Sea Danger Areas will be closed during these periods when RED FLAGS or RED LIGHTS/LAMPS are displayed.  Air Danger height 1000ft when Range is in use.
        
3.  Live Night Firing will only take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu and Sat if requested, provided at  least one calendar month notice is received from the Military Unit  or Police Firearms organisation.

There will be Night firing on the following dates 2-3 October and 23-24 October from dusk until 2200hrs.

4.  Whilst every effort is made to conduct Live Firing within the stated timings in paragraph 1, on occasions Military Units may request extra time due to unforeseen circumstances or Operational reasons.  This will be strictly monitored by the Range Liaison Officer and only granted in exceptional circumstances.

Reserve Forces
Cadets