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  • stewartnangle1Stewart Nangle, a Lancastrian, is pictured shooting .22 pistol.  What the photograph does not show is that at the time one of his legs was fitted with a metal frame that was bolted into the bones. 
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  • scoutwithprosthesis1This young Scout was born without a left hand.  When he took an interest in shooting, which is very popular in the Scout movement, Hampshire Scouts helped his local club to find a solution. 
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  • vicmorris1Vic Morris lives in south Wales and is paralysed from the neck down as the result of an accident.  With the aid of an 'equaliser' device invented by his coach, John Kelman, Vic shoots pistol and rifle. 
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  • MattSkelhon1Matt Skelhon shot to fame when he grabbed gold at the Bejiing Paralympic Games and proved it was no fluke by claiming silver and bronze at London 2012.

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  • peterbreheny1Peter Breheny from Derbyshire shoots benchrest rifle.  He has Kennedy's Disease, a progressive wasting condition that has weakened his limbs. 
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  • Di CoatesDeanna (Di) Coates lives in Hampshire, shoots air rifle from a wheelchair, and is one of our most successful disabled international athletes. 
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  • michaelwhapples1Michael Whapples from Leicestershire is blind and shoots air rifle.  In 2011 he was the first British shooter ever to compete at the Open European Shooting Championships for the Vision Impaired, held at Nitra, Slovakia. 

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The lrc wLord Roberts Centre is the headquarters of the NSRA, housing the Association's offices and showroom, as well as the .22 and airgun ranges that were built to full international specification for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.  The complex includes a cafe, gymnasium and swimming pool, and accommodates groups from a number of other sports. 

Activities

The centre is the venue for the NSRA's National Airgun Championships in February, which is entered by a large number of disabled shooters.  In October the Scouts occupy the entire complex for their National Championships, which include several disabled young people.  It is also the base for the Centurion Target Sports Club, which has several leading disabled shooters as members.  The facilities are used as a training centre by some members of the Great Britain Paralympic Squad.
Disability support charities have enjoyed the excellent facilities on "taster days", which have resulted in several people with disabilities joining local shooting clubs. 

Ranges

The 10-metre airgun range on the first floor is equipped with electronic targets throughout. There are also several banks of turning targets for Rapid-fire Air Pistol shooting.  Tables are available for those shooting 3-positions and Sporter Air Rifle. 
On the ground floor the 50-metre range also has electronic targets, for prone and 3-position rifle, and Free Pistol events.  Part of the range is also used for 25-yard .22 rifle shooting (prone and 3-positions), and also has a paper-target airgun range, suitable for use by young people and beginners. 
There is also a 25-metre range for Pistol disciplines and Lightweight Sport Rifle (LSR), again with turning targets available as well as static.    

Accessibility

All parts of the complex are fully accessible by wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.  Disabled toilets are provided on both floors.      

Directions

Postcode: GU24 0NP

By car: 
For those approaching from the M3 via the A322, turn right at the traffic lights between Bisley and Knaphill villages, onto Queens Road. The entrance to Bisley Camp is about one-and-a-half miles along Queens Road, on the right.Once you enter the Camp, by turning off Queens Road on to Kings Avenue, the approach to the Centre is clearly marked. Turn left into Elcho Road, and first left again. Then take the right turn just after the road bends to the left, and you will soon find yourself in the car park.

By train: 
Brookwood Station is approximately one mile away.  There is a taxi firm based in Brookwood villiage close to the station.

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