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Test Ranges Expected to Close
MILITARY test ranges at West Freugh are expected to close
by 1st April, next year, the "Free Press" understands.
An announcement on the future of test and evaluation ranges
throughout the United Kingdom was expected in the House of
Commons yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. Back in May, sources
at West Freugh told the "Free Press" how they feared
the worst after a dramatic down-turn in activity at the testing
ranges in and around Luce Bay.
This week a source added
"Some workers here have been told that their jobs
are safe until 31st March next year.
"But there are so many rumours flying around. Morale
is so low and there is so much unhappiness at the base".