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Latest News

Updated 8th June. Fixture List / All Scores Updated today / MoD booking August 18th

MoD Range booking August 18th: ? - Barton Road.(Only 11 members interested so far - we need at least 15 before we can confirm this date. Note this date is now provisional due to continued Covid restriction on the Barton Road Range.

Covid 19 Update: Use of the Club Range will from 17th May will return to near normality up to thirty members can shoot (Outdoors) Further details were circulated today 13th May. Note: A Range Officer is required where live firing takes place and there are more than two persons at the range.

Club Competition Scores: All Scores are up-to-date to 7th June 2021.

Home Office Firearms Security 2020: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/953881/Firearms_Security_Manual_2020.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2CqTesAiUAyMd3SGWZ1-ZQvHdAjzKFuLRyPFPwewYOHRGIh_wVimME-2M

Latest NRA Bisley Bible/Gallery Rifle Handbook: Download using these Links - https://nra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/NRA-Handbook-Complete-2021.pdf / https://nra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/NRA-Handbook-Main-2021.pdf / https://nra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Gallery-Rifle-Pistol-Handbook-2021.pdf

Revised Safety Briefing: The On-Line Club Safety Briefing has been revised and updated 2020. Members are invited to view the new Briefing but there is no need to confirm your viewing of it until your Annual Briefing is due.

Club Insurance 2021: 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 not Personal Accident.


Revised Guide - Firearms Licensing Law April 2016

Guidance on Firearms Licensing Law_April 2016 v20.pdf


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 - What's 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.