Without the vital contribution of our volunteers, members and supporters, the CTBA would frankly be unable to support any of those relying on it for occasional or ongoing assistance in times of personal crisis. Our members are the heartbeat of the Association and it is only through their previous or continuing links with the trade they are able to promote our work and identify those beneficiaries of the future. Please consider playing your part and join us today.

Annual or Life Membership is open to to any active or retired member of the coal distributive trade and allied industries upon application to the National Secretary.

Members are entitled to nominate and vote in elections to the Board of Trustees as well as being eligible for nomination as a Director of the Association.

Annual subscription is currently a minimum of £10.00 or alternatively Life Membership is available for a single payment of £250.00 or £100.00 if over 65 years of age.


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