Peak Soaring Association (PSA) Shining Tor Site Appeal
PSA have been informed that the owner of Shining Tor in Cheshire will retire this year and sell the site.
He has been a staunch supporter of Hang Gliding and Paragliding for nearly thirty years so his decision to leave seriously threatens the future of flying on this superb and popular westerly site.
PSA has started a determined effort to secure the future of this site and has made, and will continue to make, approaches to secure flying rights before any such sale.
However, we now know that the site will be sold by auction on 1st July 2004. The whole farm will be split into lots with Shining Tor being one full and complete land component of 114 acres. The size of this site alone may place the sale price beyond £100K, a cost higher than any other previous site purchase. With this likely scenario in mind PSA needs your help urgently and immediately to build up funds for all eventualities.
Shining Tor is the most prominent site in the area, many will have flown it and many will have learnt to fly there. If someone else buys it, that may be the end of any flying there.
What you can do.
There are many ways to give financial support, straight forward donations, fund raising purchases, selling/buying raffle tickets and speaking to anyone (Employers, Companies) who might help with financial support. Please become involved now.
Please respond as soon as possible
If you need any further information please contact us.
PEAK SOARING ASSOCIATION (PSA) SITE PURCHASE APPEAL
Raising Funds through Club and Individual Donations, Pledges from BHPA Clubs, Extended Memberships, Grant Appeals.
To secure the future of Hang Gliding and Paragliding at Shining Tor.