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Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association

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Page last updated on Tuesday, 24 March, 2020 11:09 AM

'The Chipperfield Ranges'

Photograph gives a panoramic view of The Chipperfield Ranges, Redhill, Maer, Baldwin's Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 5EA.

The above photograph gives a panoramic view of The Chipperfield Ranges, Baldwin's Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 5EA.

 

Range Standing Orders And Code Of Conduct

All users of the The Chipperfield Ranges, Baldwin's Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 5EA, must be aware of and comply with the information contained within the Range Standing Orders and Code of Conduct.

 

Link to details of Range Fees

 

What Do I Need To Do To Be Able To Shoot At The Chipperfield Ranges?

In order to shoot at the Ranges you must be a member of an Affiliated Club. As a member of such a club you can shoot on the Ranges by paying an annual subscription to the Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association of £35.00 or paying £5.00 per visit. (See Range Fees)

All users of the The Chipperfield Ranges, Baldwin's Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 5EA, must be aware of and comply with the information contained within the Range Standing Orders and Code of Conduct.

For more details regarding memberships of Affiliated Clubs please contact SSRA Website Manager

 

Links To Other Websites

The Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association's website (www.staffordshire-sra.org.uk) contains links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have selected any of the links in order to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over any other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by our own privacy statement.

 

Edward John Chipperfield

'What's in a name?' I hear you say. More pertinently, just who was the Edward John Chipperfield who will be forever associated with the splendid Chipperfield Ranges, located at Baldwin's Gate?

Intrigued? Then indulge yourself in this brief insight into Edward John Chipperfield - 'The Porthill Sniper' - His WW1 Escapade.

In addition to the above, Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association is delighted to have received a selection of photographs relating to Edward John Chipperfield, which detail his involvement within the sport of smallbore rifle shooting in Staffordshire.

To view a selection of the photographs, which includes photographs of various awards presented to Mr. Chipperfield, please visit the Edward John Chipperfield - A Selection of Photographs webpage.

 

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association - Air Section - Individual Leagues - Summer 2020 - Cancelled

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The Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association - Air Section - Individual Leagues - which were due to run from Monday 30th March 2020 until Sunday 23rd August 2020, have, as of today Tuesday, 24 March, 2020 been cancelled.

This course of action has been taken in direct response to the ongoing threat posed by the Coronavirus.

It is hoped that the Air Section - Individual Leagues - Winter 2020/2021 will resume later this year, dependant on the Coronavirus situation.

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association apologises for any inconvenience caused.  Any further updates will be posted on this website as soon as possible.

Keep safe and well.

 

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Protocol Regarding Coronavirus - Latest Update March 21, 2020

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As from today - Saturday, 21 March 2020 - the whole of the Chipperfield Ranges Complex at Baldwins Gate will remain closed until further notice.

This is an amendment to the original Range Closure Protocol published on this website on Tuesday 17th March 2020, and supersedes all previous versions.

This course of action has been taken in direct response to the ongoing threat posed by the Coronavirus.

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association will continue to review the situation, and if things change you will be informed as soon as possible.

The well-being and protection of all our shooters, and all those who attend the ranges is of paramount importance.

Anyone found using these ranges during this time of enforced closure will be doing so illegally, and will be reported to the police.

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association apologises for any inconvenience caused.  Any further updates will be posted on this website as soon as possible.

Keep safe and well.

 

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Protocol Regarding Coronavirus

Tuesday, 17 March, 2020 4:40 PM

As from today - Tuesday 17th March 2020 - the Indoor 10 Metres Air Weapons Range (which is located at The Chipperfield Range, Baldwins Gate) will be closed until mid-April 2020, when the situation will be reviewed.

Additionally, if you wish to shoot on the outdoor range, you must leave one firing point clear from other shooters. This protocol will also be reviewed if things change.

This course of action has been taken in direct response to the ongoing threat posed by the Coronavirus.

The well-being of all who attend the range is of paramount importance.

SSRA apologises for any inconvenience caused. Any further updates will be posted on this website as soon as possible.

Keep safe and well.

 

Latest News

Wednesday, 18 March, 2020 1:37 PM

Latest Results for NSRA Inter-County Leagues banner.

Results Update: NSRA (680) Inter-County Air Pistol League - Division 3 - 2019/2020 - Round 6 - Staffordshire County Team

The NSRA (680) Inter-County Air Pistol League - Division 3 - 2019/2020 - Round 6 - Staffordshire County Team Results are now available to view online.

 

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association - Annual General Meeting 2020 - Cancelled

Friday, 13 March, 2020 5:02 PM

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association - Annual General Meeting 2020 - Cancelled

Due to the ongoing threat of infection and illness posed by the Coronavirus, the forthcoming Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Annual General Meeting, which was due to be held on Sunday 22nd March 2020, has now been cancelled until further notice.

Full details of any rearranged date for the AGM will be announced at the earliest possible opportunity.

SSRA apologises for any inconvenience caused.

 

SSRA Air Section - Individual Air Pistol Leagues - Winter 2019/2020 - Medal Presentations

Photograph shows Osborn Spence - SSRA Airgun Secretary (pictured left) presenting the SSRA Individual Air Pistol 'B' League - Winter 2019/2020 - 2nd Place Medal to Ian Hutchinson of Leek and District Shooting Centre (pictured right).

The above photograph shows Osborn Spence - SSRA Airgun Secretary (pictured left) presenting the SSRA Individual Air Pistol 'B' League - Winter 2019/2020 - 2nd Place Medal

to Ian Hutchinson of Leek and District Shooting Centre (pictured right).

 

SSRA Air Section - Individual Air Rifle Leagues - Winter 2019/2020 - Medal Presentations

Photograph shows Osborn Spence - SSRA Airgun Secretary (pictured left) presenting the SSRA Individual Air Rifle 'B' League - Winter 2019/2020 - 2nd Place Medal to Alf Whiston of Leek and District Shooting Centre (pictured right).

The above photograph shows Osborn Spence - SSRA Airgun Secretary (pictured left) presenting the SSRA Individual Air Rifle 'B' League - Winter 2019/2020 - 2nd Place Medal

to Alf Whiston of Leek and District Shooting Centre (pictured right).

 

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association - Air Section - Individual Leagues - Summer 2020 - Information

The above competition will commence on Monday 30th March 2020, and will finish on Sunday 23rd August 2020.

For full information please visit the Competitions webpage.

 

Medals And Memorabilia

The above photographic montage shows a selection of Staffordshire County Association Medals, and a ceramic Staffordshire Rifle Association Centenary Mug.

The above photographic montage shows a selection of Staffordshire County Association Medals, and a ceramic Staffordshire Rifle Association Centenary Mug.

 

It's time for another trip down Memory Lane, as we unearth a few items of interest from days gone-bye.

Just what are the items pictured above, and what is their relevance to the Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association?

The two images of medals shown at the bottom of the montage, as shown above, are of two new additions to the collection.

All can now be revealed by visiting the Medals and Memorabilia section of the website.

 

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Blazer Badge

Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Blazer Badge

This beautifully created cloth blazer badge, with silver bullion wire detailing upon a blue background, depicts the Stafford Knot with the words 'Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association' encompassing the central design.  This striking design is mounted on a black background to further enhance the badge.

If you would like to purchase one of these very desirable badges, please visit the News webpage for full details.

 

Check The Location Of The Chipperfield Ranges Using The Interactive Google Map

You can now plan your route to the Chipperfield Ranges by using the embedded Google Map, which can be found on the Contact and Location Details webpage, also on the Facilities webpage.

 

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News From Around The Clubs

In this section of the website, Clubs which are affiliated to the Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association may submit a brief item of news, which will then be considered for inclusion on the SSRA website.

If your Club has any potentially newsworthy items (other than the usual club-specific day-to-day items) that you may wish to be considered, then please contact the SSRA Website Manager.

 

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