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 – February 2020

1. Live firing may take place Mon,Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 February 2020 to 29 February 2020. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of February 2020 (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 are no requests for night firing to date, however this could change, if requested they will probably be in any of the following dates 3-6, 10-13, 17-20 & 23-27 February.

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 – March 2020

1. Live firing may take place Mon,Tues, Wed, Thu & Sun from 0800-1600hrs and Sat 0800-1630hrs for the period 1 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of March 2020 (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 2-4 March inclusive from dusk until no later than 2200hrs.

A belated entry for Saturday 22 February from dusk 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