WWII veterans Fred Glover and Geoff Pattinson and volunteer committee members from the London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled charity (aka the Taxi Charity) attended a red-carpet event which was televised to millions on BBC One this week.
The Taxi Charity received the award in the Best Voluntary/Charity Project category of the National Lottery Awards. Run almost entirely by working or retired London taxi drivers who provide outings and events for war veterans,
A huge thank you to The Confederation of Service Charities (Cobseo), which includes Help for Heroes, Blind Veterans UK, ABF The Soldiers' Charity, RAF Benevolent Fund, SSAFA, The Royal British Legion, Blesma, Combat Stress and Officers' Association to name but a few, for supporting us in the National Lottery Awards. Here's what was posted on the Cobseo website on 13 July 2016: The London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled reaches final of National Lottery Awards