We have been informed that three new Air Rifle Target Shooting Clubs have opened in Lincolnshire.
Click below to get the details for Yarborough Target Shooting Club, Skegness Target Shooting Club and Grantham Target Shooting Club.
Steyr LP50 and Variants:
Section 5 Firearms
Following discussions with our local Head of Firearms Licensing, it is confirmed that the Steyr LP50 air pistol does not have a self-loading mechanism and therefore in their opinion does not constitute a prohibitive weapon under Section 5 (1) of the Firearms Act 1968.
In a letter dated 12 July 2016, the Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, responded to the report from the Lead Ammunition Group into "Lead Ammunition, Wildlife and Human Health". She states that, "In both instances – human health and wildlife – the report did not show that the impacts of lead ammunition were significant enough to justify changing current policy; we therefore do not accept your recommendation to ban the use of lead ammunition."
Some disturbing reports have recently come to light where Officers of Shooting Clubs have been contacted by telephone by someone claiming to be from the Club's bank demanding information regarding the Club's Home Office Approval, FAC and individual members' details - including FAC details and firearms possessed, personal addresses and more.