Obituary: Nicholas Ross

November 16th, 2023|

Nick at the CTBA's 2019 Manchester Dinner The Trustees and Directors of the Association are sad to record the passing of the CTBA's former National Secretary and National [...]

  • David Stevens

David Stevens: CTBA’s 2022 National Chairman

September 12th, 2022|

A proud Cornishman David has been involved with the Coal Trade Benevolent Association since 1969. He was Chairman of the Devon & Cornwall branch in 1986 and 1993 and took [...]

  • Letter from His Royal Highness

Our Patron

April 20th, 2021|

It was with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of our Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. His Royal [...]

  • John Collins, new Trustee

Meet our new Trustee

September 22nd, 2020|

Following Mrs Lockley's retirement, the Association elected and welcomed its new Trustee to the Board: Mr John Collins. Based in Preston, John continues to work the coal trade with a [...]

  • Mrs Lockley

CTBA bids farewell to its Senior Trustee

September 22nd, 2020|

The Association paid tribute to our Senior Trustee, Elizabeth Lockley, who stood down at our Annual General Meeting in September. Though retiring from the Board of Trustees, Mrs Lockley has [...]

  • Lord O Neill portrait

Lord O’Neill of Clackmannan

September 7th, 2020|

We were saddened to learn of the death at the end of August 2020 of the Association's 2018 President Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan. Martin O'Neill was made a Life Peer [...]

In Memorium – Michael Bryer Ash

October 31st, 2019|

It is with the greatest sadness that we must announce the death of Michael Bryer Ash Michael has been an enormous figure in the coal trade for over seventy years, [...]

The 2019 CTBA President

January 3rd, 2019|

Our Chairman, Dr Clive Rix has received notification that The Right Hon the Lord Howard of Lympne CH QC has agreed to be our President for 2019. Michael Howard was [...]

Appointment of 2019 Chairman Dr Clive Rix

December 20th, 2018|

The CTBA is delighted to announce it has appointed as its National Chairman for 2019, Dr Clive Rix. Clive has been a freelance business adviser since 1996.  Initially, most of [...]

A wonderful evening for the Festival Dinner

December 11th, 2018|

The CTBA's Annual Festival Dinner took place in the familiar surroundings of the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington, London on 3rd December. We were honoured to be joined again by [...]