The Taxi Charity's Assistant Secretary and Press Officer, Derek Leone, shares his thoughts about this year's veterans' outing to Worthing. On Tuesday 16 June 2015, The London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled held its 67th outing to Worthing.
From around 8:30am, with the sun beginning to shine, the first of the 112 taxis began arriving in the village of South Holmwood. In the village hall, the residents of the village had been busy preparing food, and with arriv
The Taxi Charity's Assistant Secretary and Press Officer, Derek Leone, shares his thoughts about this year's Founder's Day at Royal Hospital Chelsea. In 1682, work started on the 66 acre site for the building of The Royal Hospital Chelsea. This was started by King Charles II for the soldiers who had been involved in the restoration of the King to the throne. Sir Christopher Wren designed the buildings on Louis XIV Hotel des Invalides, in Paris. The King sadly died in 1685. He
The Taxi Charity's Assistant Secretary and Press Officer, Derek Leone, shares his diary from the recent trip to Arnhem (2 - 6 May 2015). Saturday 2 May 2015 At approx. 5pm, a number of taxis with their veterans began leaving The Union Jack Club in Waterloo for the journey to The Parkeston Railway Club in Harwich, and also to meet up with the rest of the taxis that had picked up their passengers from their homes. During the time at the club, the veterans made use of the bar an