Monthly Archives: April 2020

Coronavirus Update: 30th April 2020

Coronavirus Update – 30th April 2020 Shooting at Bisley As Government wrestles with the difficulties of deciding when and how to ease restrictions, NRA staff are busy planning for whenever the red light flickers to amber. We have made representations to Government to ensure target shooting be considered with activities such as golf and angling,

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Annual General Meeting – Saturday 30th May 2020 at 6pm

The Association is bound by the Second Schedule to hold an AGM by 30th June 2020.  The Council has decided to limit the agenda due to coronavirus restrictions – please see the attached agenda for information. AGM 2020 Agenda The AGM will be held on Saturday 30th May 2020, at 6.00pm, by online video conference

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Coronavirus Update: 24th April 2020 – Clubs & Range Operators

Your club premises or range may be eligible for a Government grant We are encouraging all shooting clubs and range operators whose premises are liable for business rates (even if none are paid) to read the enclosed Government guidance document in conjunction with their most recent business rates bill (even if none is due) to determine

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NRA Real Estate Policy 2020

The 2020 NRA Real Estate Policy was approved by Trustees on Friday 17th April 2020 – https://nra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/NRA-Real-Estate-Policy-2020.pdf Please note the sole amendment is highlighted in red on page 4 (Process/Implementation Issues A: Leases, section 2).   Andrew Mercer Secretary General  

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Coronavirus Update: 17th April (Range Bookings Policy)

All, Please be aware all bookings have been cancelled until Monday 11th May. Any confirmed bookings during this time that have been paid for will be entitle to a full refund. Please email Gary.Freeman@nra.org.uk to arrange this. Any confirmed bookings on Azolve after this date will still be honoured. The date above may change in

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Sport Wales – Emergency Relief Fund

Dear Club Secretary   Welsh Government and Sport Wales have announced a new fund to support not-for-profit sports clubs experiencing financial difficulties over the next 12 weeks.   The fund will be administered by Sport Wales; details here https://www.sport.wales/media-centre/latest-news/2020-03-24-400000-emergency-fund-for-sport-announced-by-welsh-government-and-sport-wales/   Welsh Clubs that are affiliated to the NRA are encouraged to review the eligibility criteria

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Coronavirus Update: 2 April 2020

We at the NRA hope you, your family and friends are all well during these difficult times. Our thoughts are with those affected; our admiration for those front-line workers fighting the pandemic; and our respect for those serving their local communities.   We are all coming to terms with the “new normal” that has turned

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Sport England – Community Emergency Fund

Sport England has just announced a new fund to support organisations including sports clubs experiencing short term financial hardship or closure during the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. The fund has been developed to provide support for fixed costs including rent and maintenance that cannot be funded from normal revenues or club reserves.  The fund is

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