Membership

Junior Membership is available (12 to 18 years).

Prospective members should contact the Secretary at the e-mail address at the foot of this page, or come along to the club on a shooting evening and pick up an application form.

As a Home Office Approved Club, there are some conditions and restrictions placed on clubs with regards to membership.

All prospective members and guests must sign a declaration that they are not prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition by virtue of section 21 of the Firearms Act 1968 or has ever had an application for a firearm or shotgun certificate refused by the Police, or had a certificate revoked.

Prospective members must provide references and must serve a probationary period of at least 6 months before being considered for full membership.

Within the process of joining the club you will have to attend in the first instance on a shooting evening to be shown the facilities, you will not be allowed to shoot on this evening but will be required to attend the training day(s) as explained below.

Safety training and coaching is provided for all new members, all new probationary members will be required to complete a course of instruction in relation to safety prior to attending normal shooting evenings, once certified competent, attendance on normal shooting evenings will be permitted. These courses are run on a monthly basis on a Saturday morning from 10:00hrs to 14:00hrs.

When you apply to join the club photographic identification showing your full name and date of birth will be required. There will also be a requirement to produce documentation showing your current address and date of birth.

The club has a selection of prone rifles, lightweight sport rifles and air pistols for use by probationary members.

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