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 – April 2018

1.  Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs  and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 April  to 30 April 2018.  Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of April 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 may be Night firing on the April 10-11 April from dusk until 2359hrs.

Belated entry, there will be night firing on 24 & 25 April 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 – May 2018

1.  Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs  and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 May  to 31 May 2018.  Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of May 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 5 & 6 May 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.

Reserve Forces
Cadets