Club News

Good News! Strensall is still on for Saturday the 21st - it looks like the rain is going to hold off till 1700, with temps somewhere around 12-14 C: BBC Weather Strensall Windspeeds could be in the vicinity of 6.5 metres per second upto 9 m/s - predominantly from the South, starting South South East. Strensall is shot North East: Strensall Ranges Map Which should mean the wind is almost full power from our right
Hopefully we'll get this range day and the MoD won't cancel it on us! Again this is for all full members of WRPC – at this time we just don’t have enough club guns to accommodate probationary members at the same time. The day will begin at the range for 0830 – a mandatory safety briefing for ALL shooters whether they are in possession of their own NRA Safe Shooter Cards or not, therafter we’ll
[et_pb_section fb_built="1" background_color="#f4f4f4" _builder_version="3.0.78"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.0.47" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" _i="0" _address="0.0"][et_pb_column type="3_4" _builder_version="3.0.47" parallax="off" parallax_method="on"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.78" text_orientation="justified" module_alignment="justified"]Following the Annual General Meeting held on 28th September I am pleased to advise members that subs for 2017/2018 have remained mostly unchanged from last year.  The changes being the removal of the early payment discount and the addition of discounts for range officers and WSM sub com members and WSC directors. The full list of subscriptions here We
*** CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED *** Sorry folks, the MOD have cancelled the shoot at short notice. We have other dates in the system awaiting approval, as usual watch the website or facebook page for news. *** MESSAGE ENDS ***   Oops - sorry folks - it turns out I got our dates muddled - our Strensall shoot is actually on Sunday the 8th of October. Again it's for all full members of WRPC - at

Constitution

At the Special General Meeting convened the 27th July the meeting failed to achive quorum, duly the committee arranged a postal ballot - the papers for which you all should have received shortly after this post was published. The meeting raised a small number of points regarding the proposed version of the constitution and it was resolved to publish an amended version on the club website and linked to in the ballot papers for members
Good News! We've arranged another couple of Strensall (Near York) range days for WRPC - this being the second of the two on Saturday the 5th of August. The day will begin at the range for 0830 – a mandatory safety briefing for ALL shooters whether they are in possession of their own NRA Safe Shooter Cards or not, therafter we’ll load the target frames onto the flat car (Strensall has rail tracks down to
  Good News! We've arranged another couple of Strensall (Near York) range days for WRPC - this being the first of the two on Sunday the 23rd July. The day will begin at the range for 0830 – a mandatory safety briefing for ALL shooters whether they are in possession of their own NRA Safe Shooter Cards or not, therafter we’ll load the target frames onto the flat car (Strensall has rail tracks down to
Evening peeps, Don't forget for tomorrows shoot, you'll be outdoors for quite a number of hours - the weather looks like it's going to be kind to us so you may want something to cover your bonce if the sun is shining all day! If nothing else don't forget your ear protection - there's a bet on with the other RO's as to how many will forget to bring it, don't let me down as
Through affiliation with the Yorkshire Rifle Association the club has gained access to the MoD range complex at Strensall near York, after a number of exploratory visits shooting with the YRA we've been able to take up a range day exclusively for the use of Wakefield Rifle and Pistol club members - this being Saturday the 8th of April. Ordinarily the YRA will shoot at 300, 500 and 600 metres which makes things somewhat tricky
For those not fully aware the club now has a small number of NRA trained RCO's and First Aiders. We also have a license from Landmarc to use the Military range complex at Strensall near York. Sadly that license is now due for renewal but cannot be completed till we are again Home Office approved. We have attended a few shoots at Strensall as the club is affiliated to the Yorkshire Rifle Association - this