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 – May 2019

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 2019. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of May 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 is currently no night firing planned for May 2019 as at 15th April 2019

4. There maybe extensions to the shooting day in May, this will be kept to a minimum but should be no longer than 1700hrs.

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 – June 2019

1. Live firing may take place Mon,Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 June to 30 June 2019. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of June 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 maybe night firing, the week commencing 2-5 June from dusk until 2359hrs on two nights.

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