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Public Safety Information

Local residents, businesses and visitors to the area need to be aware of the hazardous nature of activities conducted on the Range and understand the restrictions associated with access and health and safety.

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Announcements and Updates

  • Public Right of Way closures: 11 April 2024 onwards
  • Havengore Bridge: Operational
  • Yellow Diamonds at East Beach non-operational
  • Personal Water Craft: Public Spaces Protection Order (PWC PSPO)
  • Foulness Heritage Centre: Next open Sunday 2 June 2024 - Booking required
  • Potton Bridge: Operational

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Forthcoming Range Activity

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Range status: Wednesday 22 May 2024

Gunfire and Explosions may be noticed in the vicinity of the Thames Estuary.

Forthcoming Range activity: Thursday 23 May 2024

Gunfire and Explosions may be noticed earlier than usual, 08:30.

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