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 – July 2019

1. Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs  and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 July to 31 July 2019.  Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of July 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  night firing, on Thursday 4th  and Tuesday 9th July from dusk until 2359hrs.

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 – August 2019

1. Live firing may take place Mon,Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 August to 31 August 2019. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of August 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.

4. There maybe an extension to live firing on Saturday 10 August to 1800hrs.  Friday 23 August there will be firing from 1200-1630hrs.

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.

 

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