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The Fell Pony Society
Membership

Members receive two informative Magazines annually, in March and October. In addition other privileges of membership include youngstock registration and eligibility to compete for premiums, prize monies, trophies and awards.

Annual Membership Subscription Rates

FPS Membership fees 2021

An associate member is unlikely to own a pony and therefore will not wish to take advantage of the pony related privileges of membership. Family membership may be applied for by married or co-habiting couples and their children under the age of 18 years, all residing at the same address. The two adult members enjoy the rights and privileges of full membership, and the children the rights and privileges of junior membership. Full details are in section 2 of the Articles of Association

Society memberships fall due on 1 January annually - not a difficult date to remember. We do not send out reminders at this time - it would cost the Society approximately 450. If subscriptions have not been received by the time we send out the Spring newsletter, a reminder slip is enclosed. Alternatively, members can arrange to pay their subscription by standing order on 1 January each year; or pay by bank transfer.

Please note: Full (UK and Overseas) Members must have paid their annual subscription on or before 15 February to be entitled to participate in the postal vote for the election of the Council. You must have paid your annual subscription, received and signed your membership card BEFORE the Annual General Meeting to be eligible for any vote at the meeting. Please have your membership card ready to show on arrival at the meeting.

Fees increased from 1st January 2021 as follows

Membership type

UK £
GBP

Overseas £
GBP

FULL

30

40

ASSOCIATE

20

30

JUNIOR

20

30

FAMILY

60

80

    21 May 2020

Whenever the 2021 membership is paid, the increase for 2021 still applies. We have many members who renew in either November or December; please be aware that the increase still applies even if you pay before January 2021.

Membership Application Form: please complete and post to the Office with the appropriate fee, or email a copy to the Secretary and request BACS details to pay online [.doc] [.pdf] version December 2020

During COVID-19 restrictions the FPS Secretary is continuing to work from home.

The office is functioning, as far as possible, as normal. Mail is being received and despatched as normal.
You can send your application to join by email to secretary@fellponysociety.org.uk - this is forwarding to the Secretary at home, or you can email on the temporary address secretaryfellponysociety@gmail.com
Payments to the Society can be made by post or by bank transfer. Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to "The Fell Pony Society". All Bank transfers should be in English pounds sterling – any charges should be paid in the country of origin.
Also, our bank makes a charge for the receipt of an electronic transfer from overseas – please add £2 for transactions up to £100 and £7 for transactions greater than £100.

Lloyds Bank have advised the Society that to keep our account secure we should not publish our bank details on the website. Please contact the office if you wish to pay by BACS.

Bank House, Boroughgate, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6XF remains closed until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Bank House Tel/Fax: 017683 53100. To phone a UK number from overseas,
replace the leading 0 with +44. Email: secretary@fellponysociety.org.uk.

The office is manned Monday to Thursday. You can leave a voice message or send an email to secretary@fellponysociety.org.uk if the Secretary is unavailable. Visitors will only be seen by appointment. 3 April 2021

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