Access to MoD ranges in England for NRA affiliated Clubs

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The Government published guidance on 30th November 2020 detailing the new local restriction Tiers to help reduce the transmission of Covid-19 in England.

I am pleased to announce that NRA affiliated Clubs that hold a current MoD licence may resume bookings on outdoor MoD ranges in England from 2nd December 2020.  This applies to ranges operated by Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and North West Reserve Forces and Cadets (NWRFCA) Altcar in Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3.

All NRA Club bookings must comply with Covid-19 guidelines and local restrictions including restrictions set by the local DIO staff.   Clubs are reminded that to comply with MoD Policy, no more than 30 people may attend a Club range booking.  Club officials should ensure that individuals from a Tier 3 location do not travel to a MoD range located in a Tier 1 or Tier 2 location.

Club officials are encouraged to regularly check the guidance published here

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know

Range bookings on MoD ranges in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are subject to local guidelines set by each of the Devolved Administrations.

Please contact me directly if you require further clarification.

 

Nic Couldrey

Regional Ranges Manager

1st December 2020

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