A D-Day veteran, a paramedic who worked pitchside at Crystal Palace and a media executive have been named among the latest Londoners to die with suspected Covid-19.
Second World War hero Len Brace, 95, from Ilford, who was with the forces storming the Normandy beaches in 1944, died in King George Hospital after contracting coronavirus about three weeks ago. Read full article: www.standard.co.uk/news/health/war-hero-who-stormed-normandy-beaches-among-latest-victims-a4422031.h
The London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled charity has been crowned the UK's best voluntary organisation, following a public vote.
The charity is made up of volunteer taxi drivers and has been running trips for veterans since 1948, including an annual seaside visit to Worthing.
Last year, the charity used National Lottery to fund a five-day trip to the Netherlands.
More than 90 London taxi drivers and volunteers took 120 Second World War veterans and the
'The least we can do': Hundreds of London cabbies give up day's fares to take veterans to and from VJ Day celebrations Hundreds of generous London taxi drivers have given up a day's fares to ferry war veterans to and from today's VJ Day celebrations in central London free of charge. The shuttle service, which has been running between Whitehall and all the capital's major National Rail stations since early this morning, was organised by the Taxi Charity - full name the London