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 2019

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 2019. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of September 2019. (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. 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 an extension to live firing on Saturday 14 September until 2000hrs.

There will be night firing on 17-18 September until no later than 2359hrs, there maybe other night firing at short notice.

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.

Notification of Firing at Altcar – October 2019

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 2019. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of Octobet 2019. (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. 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 Live Firing on Friday 25 October.

There will be night firing on Tuesday 29 October until no later than 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