Safety Procedures and Shooting Skills Course Saturday 19th June.

This course was run at the ECSC Diamond Hill Range last Saturday. It was intended to provide a detailed introduction to the Safety Rules and Procedures in use on our range and also as an introduction to the  skills and practices which help develop competence in target shooting. 22 members who have joined the club […]

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm.   Today and last Sunday were very busy days on the range. In addition to the members returning after lockdown, it was a delight to welcome so many new members who have joined our club in the last two months. I am told that many outdoor sports clubs have had a rush of new […]

Special Archery Dates for your diary

We are very pleased with the increased enthusiasm for outdoor sports which seems to have been driven by the COVID lockdowns. This has resulted in an unprecedented number of application  to join our club. Most of these have been for the shooting sports  but we also have a number of people keen to take up […]

Range reopened today to all members.

What a pleasure it was  today, to arrive early on the range and get set up for the expected return for many members after months in the wilderness of not being allowed to visit. In the interim, they could only  imagine the pleasure of going into one of the most beautiful parts of our country, […]

Shooting Skills and Safety Course Saturday 19th June

We are running a Shooting Skills and Safety Course on our range starting at 10:00 am on Saturday 19th of June. The course will last approx 4 hours and is a mixture of theory and practise. This course is primarily intended for people who have recently joined the club but more experienced members can attend […]

Range Reopening Sunday 2nd May

Life can seem an endless maze, The twists and turns, lulls and delays, But things always fall into place… In good time. Life can be tough, there’s no doubt, But hope is the thing we can’t do without. Right things with joy will come about… In good time. The above extracts from a poem by […]

Proposed EU ban on Lead Ammunition.

The proposed ban on the use of Lead Ammunition will effect all users of Firearms, including those who only shoot targets. At worst, it will stop you using your firearms totally. At best, it will cost you a lot more money in both ammo costs and the cost of your club having to install lead […]

My Favourite Rifle No. 2.

This interesting historical rifle and how it has been cherished and brought up to date was contributed by ECSC member Simon C.   This is my Remington Model 34 rifle which I took over at the end of 2015. It had belonged to my father and before that it belonged to his uncle. The rifle […]

My Favourite Rifle

No activity on the range during lockdown does not imply that there will be no activity on here too. We have an opportunity to share views, experience and skills . All it takes is someone to put up an article that may interest other shooters. I will practise what I preach by submitting this article […]

Range Closure from today.

In compliance with the latest Covid 19 regulations, I am sorry to state that our range in Diamond Hill will be closed from today until further notice. The current lockdown is planned to last until the end of January 2021, which indicates that Sunday 7th February is the first day on which we are likely […]