OBITUARY

It is with great sadness that we record the death of John Bennett on the 9th of January 2021 aged 89 after a short illness.

John was a County stalwart from the 1950s and into this Century.

John appeared in the final of the Queen’s Prize eleven times He represented England in the National four times and shot in the Mackinnon once He toured twice with the Great Britain Rifle Team to Canada in 1974, Canada/USA in 1976 & NRA Team to Channel Islands in 1972 & 1981. In his veteran years he won the Queen’s Veterans twice in 1998 & 1999 and represented Great Britain Veterans Rifle Team in 1996 & 2000.

RIP John you will be sadly missed. Our condolences to Iris and James at this difficult time.


NEWS


We have Kingsbury allocated (barring national emergencies) for 5/6 June for BIRMINGHAM BISLEY (TR and FTR).  Entry forms have been sent to those who entered recently.  Please apply for a form via 'Contact us' if you would like one.


The 'Cobweb Buster' (an Open meeting run jointly with CGRA - TR and F-class) is planned for 18th April.  If you haven't heard from Ian Ashworth about this, please use 'Contact us' here.

ALSO for the Ibis Open (TR and F-class) Meeting the day before (17th)

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The purpose of the Association is to promote and encourage community participation in the amateur sport of shooting with Full-bore Target Rifles
and F-class rifles within the Counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire
.

 

We foster shooting at Kingsbury Ranges (near Tamworth) via bookings by our member club WFA Bromsgrove RC who hold the range licence and we run the annual 'Birmingham Bisley' there in early June. Further details here

 

We also run County shoots at Bisley and a Hereford and Worcester Open Meeting, in conjunction with Gloucestershire RA in April.

Further details of these can be seen on the appropriate pages.

Please use the 'contact us' page for more details. 

 

COBWEB BUSTER is going ahead on 18th April

Birmingham Bisley is going ahead on Jun5/6

Minutes and reports from the 2021 AGM are now posted