Planning is well under way for upgrades to Violet Town Shooting Complex
- sociation and the Euroa Clay Target Club have been focused on their plans to upgrade the toilet block and the access and parking at the Violet Town Shooting Complex.
The toilet block was built in the 1970s, and has served the users of the site well but is no match for the needs of 2018 - including those with disabilities.
The access road has been eroded badly with recent years’ weather conditions, and thanks to the expertise of the members, has been maintained in serviceable condition, however, it is still in desperate need of reforming.
The parking area is littered with the tops of granite boulders - just the thing visitors want to damage their modern, low clearance vehicles with.
The renovation of access roads and designation of parking areas will elim-
The members of the Governance proposal met the key requirements of the shire’s planning scheme and the strategic directions of the Shooting Sports Development Grant funds.
Now, the hard work begins to prepare plans for the approval of members of both clubs and relevant authorities.
Discussion was focused on how the building would be used to ensure access for all abilities.
It is hoped that the members will have the detailed project plan to consider before Christmas.
In the next fortnight, the road and parking area works will be discussed with an earthmoving contractor to determine the best timing of these works.
This week’s shoot took place on Wednesday.
good start, with a 50.4/50.10.
with a 60.5/70.10.
The weather was pleasant and the Violet Town wind was there, quite gentle yet hard to read.
As the shooters packed up and settled into their lunch, it was agreed it had been a good day to practice and everyone had developed ways to better read wind.
171.9, (2) Richard Godden 51.1, 55.3,
Shooting next week will be at Bendigo and Violet Town.
- tails of the Violet Town shoot, as some members will be heading to Bendigo