Here are some lovely videos of Essex-based veterans Ernie Davies, John King, Les Underwood, Dick Edser and Norman Bryant, and Ruby McCrudden, wife of veteran Danny McCrudden, receiving their goodie bags, kindly donated by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, and delivered by Taxi Charity volunteer driver, Brian Heffernan. #ErnieDavies #JohnKing #LesUnderwood #DickEdser #NormanBryant #RubyMcCrudden #DannyMcCrudden #RoyalNavyandRoyalMarinesCharity #RNRMC #BrianHeffernan
Volunteer drivers from the Taxi Charity delivered more goodie bags to naval veterans in and around London today. The goodie bags - kindly donated by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity - contained cheese, crackers, chutney, biscuits, marmalade, tea bags, coffee, chocolate and a small bottle of booze!
Ian and Anne Parsons delivered the treats to ex-Royal Marine, Reg Lee, and Navy veteran, Carl Williams. Both of whom live in High Wycombe. Meanwhile Taxi Charity committee me
The Taxi Charity is delighted to be able to deliver wonderful goodie bags to veterans which have been donated by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity.
Each bag contains cheese, crackers, chutney, biscuits, marmalade, tea bags, coffee, chocolate and a wee dram of booze! Volunteers from the Taxi Charity, including our chairman, Ian Parsons, and his wife, Anne, have been out delivering the bags of treats to naval veterans in and around the London area, including Légion d'hon
Fabulous video from Taxi Charity chairman, Ian Parsons, from when he dropped off a Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity goodie bag to veteran Peter Kent on his 95th birthday... #PeterKent #RNRMC #COVID19 #Coronavirus
Taxi Charity chairman, Ian Parsons, explains how volunteer drivers and committee members are helping veterans during the coronavirus outbreak. The Taxi Charity has posted out special postcards to veterans, with phone numbers of supporters and cabbies that they can call for help or for a chat while they are self-isolating. Ian also gives a special thanks to RNRMC for its ongoing support. #IanParsons #RNRMC
The Taxi Charity would like to say a huge thank you to The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) for their generous grants which have allowed us to take veterans on several visits to Portsmouth. Most recently, their financial support paid for the veterans to have dinner and an overnight stay in Portsmouth, before their visit to HMS Queen Elizabeth. Click here for more information on this trip. Photos below courtesy of Belinda Alker, the official Royal Navy photographer
On Friday 1 November, the Taxi Charity escorted four veterans to the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London to be filmed by the Royal Navy Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC). The four veterans, Ernie Davies, Marie Scott, Dickie Edser and Peter Kent, were filmed at the Soviet Citizens WWII Memorial in the gardens of the IWM. They were driven there by cabbies, Ian and Seb. The RNRMC is producing a short film on loneliness amongst veterans and they wanted to highlight the relationship b
Thank you to The Cab Driver newspaper for including an excellent article by the Taxi Charity's Ian Parsons about our recent veterans trip to Portsmouth in their May issue. The Royal Navy veterans were special guests of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC), who funded and organised the three-day VIP visit. #Portsmouth #RoyalNavyandRoyalMarinesCharity #RNRMC #TheCabDriver #IanParsons
We were delighted to receive some fantastic press coverage for our recent Navy veterans trip to Portsmouth, which was funded and organised by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity in partnership with the Taxi Charity. D-Day switchboard operator, Marie Scott, who had received the Legion of Honour only days earlier, was part of our group, and participated in several interviews before the trip and whilst at Southwick House, where she was based during the D-Day landings. The ann