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 2022

1.  Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri ,Sat & Sun from 0800-1530hrs for the period 1 May 2022 to 31 May 2022. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of May 2022 (Blank ammunition and/or Pyrotechnics may be used) Fridays are normally non-live firing days however Operational Training may take place at very short notice.

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, Fri 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, unfortunately this could change 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 – May 2022

1. Live firing may take place Mon,Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri ,Sat & Sun from 0800-1530hrs for the period 1 June 2022 to 30 June 2022. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of June 2022 (Blank ammunition and/or Pyrotechnics may be used) Fridays are normally non-live firing days however Operational Training may take place at very short notice.

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, Fri and Sat if requested, provided at least one calendar month notice is received from the Military Unit  or Police Firearms organisation.

There will be evening firing from 1800hrs to 2200hrs on 1st and 15th June.

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