Monday 27th July was the first evening of shooting at the club since early March. Attended by Gordon as Range Officer, and three other members (Richard E, John W & Dave C), it ran very smoothly and showed that our social distancing and infection avoidance measures work well. In addition, this was the first time…
The club will re-open on Monday 27th July, and – of course – social distancing protocols must be followed (see range booking page for full details) To help with this, some furniture has been moved around in the club room…..
The club will be re-opening, with limited access, from Monday 27th July. See the ‘Range Booking’ page for details
During the lockdown, our resident carpenter has made good progress on the firing point alterations. As you can see below, the old barrier has been largely removed, and hinged frames have been installed on each firing point. The objective is to make it possible to shoot in the standing and kneeling positions, as well as…
Recommended reading for all members! https://www.nsra.co.uk/index.php/news/28-shooting/2915-time-for-change
A large heap of aggregate has appeared in the car park…. dare we hope that the many pot holes will soon be patched?
Taking the opportunity of the fair weather and the lack of shooting, the range floor has been renovated. The old carpets and rugs were cleared out and disposed of before lockdown began, and some repairs were made. Mid May, as the lockdown restrictions were eased a little, a morning was spent giving the floor a…
Some additional ideas for the remodelling of our firing -line barrier, courtesy of Rob at Flight Refuelling, near Wimborne. Bay width is narrower than the width of 2 RRA points, giving just 3 rather wide firing points.
Annual events for 2020 are scheduled as follows 11th January: Post Festive-Season dinner (see club noticeboard for details) June/July : Annual prize giving dinner, venue and date to be decided. 1st December : AGM, at the range 15th December: Fun shoot, at the range
Some photos of the door arrangements on one of the Andover ranges.