Branch information and events
We look forward to seeing many of you at the various events we have planned for the year so far:
|17-18 March||West of England Game Fair, Royal Bath and West Showground, Somerset|
|25 March||Members’ Day and AGM, Best Western Tiverton Hotel, 9am|
|14-15 July||Range Weekend to include First Aid Training and Reloading|
|NB. We will not be attending the Royal Bath and West Show this year.|
RANGE WEEKEND to include First Aid Training and Reloading, 14-15 July 2018, Trewortha Farm, Launceston, PL15 7NL
The annual South West Branch Range weekend is due to take place on Saturday and Sunday 14 - 15 July 2018. The venue is Trewortha Farm, nr North Hill, Launceston, PL15 7NL.
The Ranges will open at 10am on both days for zeroing practice and load testing.
The annual Stalkers Trophy event will be run over the weekend with the shoot organised by Tiff Dew our Branch Range Officer. This event is open to all but only BDS Members may be awarded trophies down to third place.
A Venison BBQ will be held on Saturday evening and all are welcome.
Accommodation in the form of camping, caravanning, or bunk house with full wash room facilities is available.
HSE Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Course date: 14th July 2018
Time: 0930 – 1600 (with 30 minute lunch break)
Location: Trewortha Farm, North Hill, Cornwall
HSE Emergency First Aid in the Workplace course content:
• Understand the role of the first aider
• Unconscious casualty
• Personal hygiene at first aid incidents
• The use of first aid equipment and resources
• Wounds & bleeding
• The role of the first aider
• Cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation (CPR)
• Basic Gun Shot Wound Emergency Care
Training is delivered using relevant practical and realistic casualty simulation techniques and all students attending will receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, HSE compliant within 5 days of attending the course. The course is £50 payable in advance. pdf Please complete the booking form (62 KB) .
Reloading a Practical Introduction into Home Loading
Reloading Course - This is an attendance only course and no certification will be issued. This course will run on Sunday 15 July in the Trewortha Farm lecture room commencing at 10am. The course will cover all aspects of re-loading to include, case sizing, case prep, powder selection, bullet selection and seating etc. Opportunity exists to test fire reloaded ammo on the range.
Course fee £25. Payable in advance. pdf Please complete the booking form (62 KB) .
Range Fee - £15 per Member, £5 per junior (Under 18) Non BDS Member/Guest £20. This includes entry into the Stalkers Trophy Shoot, Re-entry into the Stalkers Trophy £10, no limit on number of attempts.
Accommodation - Bunk House, camping, caravanning, £10 per person per night, under 18s £5 per night.
BBQ - Please bring your own tipple and some BBQ food.
Members Day and AGM for the South West Branch, 25th March