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 – August 2021

1. Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun from 0800-1530hrs and Sat 0800-1530hrs for the period 1 August 2021 to 31 August 2021. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of August 2021 (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 16-19 August inclusive 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 – September 2021

1. Live firing may take place Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu Sat & Sun from 0800-1530hrs and Sat 0800-1530hrs for the period 1 September 2021 to 30 September 2021. Dry Training may take place at any time throughout the month of September 2021 (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 1, 7, 8 & 9 September from dusk until 2359hrs.

There will be firing on Friday 17 September from 0830-1530hrs.

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