Monthly Archives: October 2017

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary Scotland – on line survey

From our Regional Ranges Manager  – Nic Couldrey HMICS is actively seeking feedback from users that have applied for a firearm, shotgun or air weapon in Scotland over the last 2 years. This is a great opportunity for our members in Scotland to provide constructive feedback on this important service. HMICS Survey

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Launch of new NRA Website

We will shortly be launching the new NRA website; please note the following:– (1) The website has been designed to suit a wide range of platforms; our research indicates that mobile devices are now used by a majority of users (2) The structure will facilitate detailed analytics to help us understand how the website is

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Electronic Targets – Shot Detection Anomalies – Update

Shortly after the installation in August 2017 of the Stickledown electronic targets we started to receive reports of “missed or unrecorded shots”. The shooters were claiming to be hitting the target consistently and grouping well but then a shot would, randomly, not be recorded on the system. The preceding and subsequent shots were on target

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Silverstone Shooting Centre now open

Silverstone Shooting Centre now open The new shooting range at Silverstone is now open, offering shooting at 10 to 100 metres. To find out more contact: John Thorne, Silverstone Shooting Centre, Tel. 07943 400459. www.silverstoneshootingcentre.co.uk

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Home Office Consultation: “Offensive Weapons”

Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced a consultation on “restricting access to dangerous firearms” with specific reference to .50 calibre and certain rapid firing rifles. To announce such proposals without prior reference to the NRA or any national shooting organisation is very disappointing. The focus on .50 calibre appears wholly illogical and without reason; I understand

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