LIVE firing will take place on Lulworth Ranges this week.

It is due to start this morning with the firing scheduled for 9.30am until 5.30pm daily up to and including Thursday April 22.

There will also be firing between 9.30am and 12.30pm on Friday and night firing on Tuesday and Thursday between 8pm and midnight.

Notice has been given to the public under the Lulworth Ranges Byelaws 1978.

Key roundabout to close with 37-mile diversion

The Lulworth Ranges are military firing ranges located between Wareham and Lulworth, covering an area of more than 2,830 hectares.

They are leased in a rolling contract from the Weld Estate by the Ministry of Defence and are part of the Armoured Fighting Vehicles Gunnery School based at Lulworth Camp.

Members of the public are warned to keep away during live firing/