Updated 20th January 2020. For Sale / Further Revised Fixture List today / Mod Bookings for 2020 / Club Fees.
Club Fees: Are now overdue (5 members) from 1st January 2020. (Deadline 31st January)
New (Revised) MoD Booking: Barton Road Range Thursday 19th March 2020. Regretfully civilian club use of the Archer Range has been withdrawn by the MoD.
Club Insurance 2020: The Club Insurance is provided as part of the recent NRA re-affiliation which commences from January 1st. Note: Previous limited Personal Accident 'cover' is no longer an additional option by the NRA's Insurance providers. Please see the Members Only page for further information. Re-affiliation to the UKPSA now includes non-optional, additional Insurance cover.
Club Competition Scores: All General Scores are now up-to-date to 6th January. Practical scores to 11th January.
Offensive Weapons Act receives Royal Assent: Offensive Weapons Act receives royal assent
See also Latest on the new Act 2019: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2019/17/contents/enacted.
Bisley Bible 2019: The NRA Publish the 'Bisley Bible' annually (six volumes) which includes important Range and Shooting Safety Information and Regulations - Link here to volume 1 - 3: https://nra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Bible-Main.pdf
Revised Guide - Firearms Licensing Law April 2016
Ballistics Calculator. This useful calculator can be found at http://ballistics.nerdulator.net/index.php. Enter the ballistic co-efficient of your bullet, bullet weight, muzzle velocity and the distance you have zeroed at and then press the 'Solve' button. You can then print off range cards, plot the bullets path or the bullets energy loss over distance. A good resource for bullet ballistic co-efficient can be found at http://www.frfrogspad.com/bcdata.htm
Safety Issue 5,56mm -v- .223" What's The Difference..? NRA Shooting Illustrated 2018
As Secretary one of my responsibilities is keeping Club Members abreast of all safety issues. I make no apologies for raising this issue yet again, at least one fellow member who has always shared my concern regarding the 'use and compatibility!' of 5,56/.223 ammunition has drawn my attention to an article published in the latest 'NRA Shooting Illustrated 2018' most of the relevant pages can be viewed below. Most shooters using a combination of these calibres experience stuck cases, difficult case extraction, blown primers or a combination of all three should read this article. In most cases, after their firearms have been inspected, where necessary, often the problem has been resolved by a fairly simple reaming/re-chambering of the rifle....
Read the 2018 NRA Shooting Illustrated article here: 5.56 Nato vs .223 Remington - Whats the difference? Hard Copy available on the Club Notice Board or on request.
Previously published information and advice endorsing this subject can be read in the Bisley Bible, published annually by the NRA, see below and SAAMI.