APSI AGM Postponed

APSI Members are advised that the 2021 AGM due to have taken place via Zoom on 12th April has now been postponed until later in the summer. Members will be advised of the new date and time closer to the event.

Don Banks

It is with great sadness that we must report the passing of one of APSI’s members, Don Banks, Hon. Fellow. Don became a member in 1999 and was a well-known and much respected instructor who will be fondly remembered by the many members of the shooting industry who knew him. He passed away on January… Read more »

New Draft Articles of Association

Dear members, APSI is now a Company Limited by Guarantee. It is a legal requirement that APSI’s Articles of Association be updated to comply with company laws as they apply to limited companies.While the fundamentals of the original Articles remain in place the updated version is considerably more complex in its details. A link to… Read more »

APSI 2021 Annual General Meeting

The APSI 2021 Annual General Meeting will be conducted by Zoom, on Monday, April12th at 2pm. If you would like to receive an invitation to this meeting, please e-mail chris@apsi.co.uk for an invitation or to record your apologies.

FACE UK Meetings

Dear APSI member, please see attached notes on the FACE UK meeting on December 15th and the FACE Ammunition Working Group meeting on December 16th http://localhost/apsicouk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/FACE-UK-meeting-15.12.20.pdf http://localhost/apsicouk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/FACE-Ammunition-Working-Group-16.12.20.pdf

Government Consultation on Firearms Law

Some of you may be aware that the Government have recently published a consultation document which seeks views on four different aspects of Firearms Law. Security of High Muzzle Energy Rifles. Miniature rifle ranges. Home loading. Air Weapons. We are keen that APSI members should read the consultation document and respond. All of the above… Read more »

APSI Annual General Meeting

This is to notify all members that APSI will hold a Zoom-based AGM on Monday December 14 at 2pm. Since 1998 the APSI AGM has been held at prestigious shooting grounds such as Holland & Holland, West London and most recently Doveridge, preceded by a nice lunch and the chance of a chat with old… Read more »

FITASC reaction to proposed ban on lead ammunition

APSI members will be aware of the EU’s ECHA proposal to ban the use of lead ammunition, initially over wetlands, but the threat is certain to extend to all shooting activities involving the use of lead shot. This includes all forms of clay shooting. The proposal is to employ steel shot as an alternative to… Read more »

A possible return to coaching

With Government restrictions now slightly eased there are many shooting grounds cautiously re-opening, whilst being very careful to observe social distancing rules at all times. APSI has examined many possibilities for a safe return to coaching. Unfortunately, at the moment the ‘New Normal’ does not allow venturing inside the current 2 metre limit. This severely… Read more »

Covid 19 Update

We hope everyone is faring well in the current situation. Several members have asked APSI for its own views on shooting and coaching. As we understand it, following the PM’s recent statement, it is now possible in England to shoot as individuals provided all safety rules are observed. Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have not… Read more »