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Whittington Firing Range Times 1 -15 Dec 2017

41. Whitt Fire Times 1 – 15 Dec 2017

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Newsletter update

As there is very little to report it has been decided that the next newsletter will be sent out in the new year. Fallow Deer: One of the County Ranger and deer wardens for Staffordshire has notified us that on … Continue reading

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Subscriptions are due by the end of July 2017

The matter of subscriptions was discussed at the AGM Meeting in April and it was agreed that the subscription for 2017/18 should remain at £5. It was also agreed that the subscription should be paid by the end of July … Continue reading

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Latest Newsletter – Giving notice of the AGM on Wednesday 12th. April 2017

1 NEWSLETTER April 2017pdf

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Old Quarry Adjacent to Coton and Hopwas Social Club off School Lane

The owner of the old quarry situated off School Lane, and adjacent to the Social Club, has kindly informed us that he will be carrying out improvement works on the site over the next week or so, which will involve … Continue reading

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Newsletter published.

NEWSLETTER September 2016

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Hopwas Wood Update as at 2 October 2016

From Major Jim Salisbury: WHITTINGTON RANGES AND HOPWAS WOOD UPDATE  The area of the ranges has had to be closed off again due to continuing works to ensure the ranges and woods are safe for all to use. Matters have … Continue reading

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Next Newsletter is due out in October

The next Newsletter is due to be sent out in October. As in the past there is the request for the payment of subscriptions and it is important to note that if the subscriptions are not paid by 31 December … Continue reading

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Hopwas Wood update as at September 2016

The following notification has been received from Major Salisbury at the MoD: “The works that were planned to be undertaken within Hopwas wood have in the main been completed.  Some minor works are still in progress but these will be … Continue reading

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Hopwas Wood Update as at June 2016

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation have informed us that the Woods are now open to the public. Any future closure will be when the ranges will be in use and will be notified by firing times and local media outlets.

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