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Information on the British Deer Society (BDS) East Anglia branch including events, contacts, and news.

Branch AREA and committee

TreasurerSam Mahoney 
RCOShaun Hawkins 

Committee Members:
Ben Taylor,
Mick Collins,
Chris Rogers,
Stuart Goode.

Postcode Area 
AL St Albans 
CB Cambridge
CM Chelmsford
CO Colchester
E London
EC London
EN Enfield
HP Hemel Hempstead
IG Ilford
IP Ipswich
LU Luton
MK Milton Keynes
N London
NR Norwich
RM Romford
SG Stevenage
SS Southend-on-Sea




Saturday 18th may 2024

Range Day

Friday 9th august 2024

Range Day

See the news section for more details on events.


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Branch Range Days 2024

The range will be available from 10:00 until 15:00. But arrive early for bacon rolls (served from 0900 to 10:00)!

The cost per person will be £20.00. The entrance to the range is off the A1088 between Fakenham Magna and Euston, on the left hand side heading north; there will be a BDS sign opposite the entrance. The most appropriate postcode for those using a satnav device is IP24 2QP.
Tip – when you arrive at Euston, park your car where indicated and take your kit to the range proper, where you sign in. It will save you a trek!

Shooting will be possible from distances of 300 metres and less (we start closer to 100m). There will be the opportunity to practice shooting from a variety of positions (e.g. prone, kneeling, sitting, standing, etc) and practice/try the new DSC1 shooting test. Remember that this is a training day so if you want help or advice on any aspect of sporting rifle shooting, do ask.

Because the range is on private land, you do NOT need a certificate of competence to shoot there, but be aware you must receive a range brief before being allowed to shoot. You must also bring your BDS membership card and FAC.

Some people have asked about bringing guests (with FAC). This is possible – these are the rules:-

Visitors to the club who hold a current firearms certificate, who are bona fide members of another Home Office approved club or clubs and whom a Member of the British Deer Society Rifle Club sponsors, may shoot in club range events. The sponsor must ensure that he and the visitor enter all relevant details on the range register before the visitor takes part in any shooting under the auspices of the club.

Steve Houghton
Chair East Anglia Branch BDS

Reeves Muntjac deer close up in Norfolk England
adult roe buck

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