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Notice ID: COL1848828

Notice effective from
24th September 2020 to 24th October 2020

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE NOTICE Night firing will take place on the following days during OCTOBER 2020: Fingringhoe Ranges 28 and 29 October 20 Middlewick Ranges Nil DUE TO OPERATIONAL COMMITMENTS NIGHT FIRING MAY TAKE PLACE AT SHORT NOTICE Colchester Training Areas will have troops training on most days during the month of OCT 2020. Members of the public are reminded that the ranges are closed when Red Flags are flying, or Red Lamps/lights are displayed; also, that the training areas are only available for recreational walking when NOT being used for military training. Pest Species control and Deer Management, using shotguns and rifles, will also take place on these ranges and training areas and members of public are therefore warned of this potential risk when entering the training area and ranges. A danger of unexploded bombs exists on the ranges and training areas. Members of the public intending to make use of these areas, when safe to do so, should ensure that they remain on public rights of way all the time. There must be no horse riding on the training estate. Horse riders are to remain on bridleways only. If any irregularity is seen on Friday Wood Training Area, Middlewick and Fingringhoe Ranges, you are to report to Training Safety Officer East Anglia Training Area on 01206 736149 or training area operatives on 01206 735203 during working hours. During out of working hours it should immediately be reported to Royal Military Police on 01206 816830/6831 or Essex Police on 101. If there is no answer ring the Operations Room on 01842 855367 manned 24/7.


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