Hello again all you taxi troopers! Fast Eddie, your vice president, reporting in with a round-up of events over the last six months. At the time of my last update in January, the committee was still considering our plans for 2016 and nothing was certain. As you are now aware, an awful lot has transpired since then, thanks to the hard work of the committee, the collectors, our taxi drivers and everyone who has contributed to our events throughout the last six months. February/
On Tuesday 10 May 2016, 64 London taxis transported 98 war veterans plus volunteers and paramedics to the town of Ypres in Belgium. The convoy of taxis left Dover late morning and arrived in Ypres mid-afternoon, with the Belgian police kindly stopping the traffic in honour of our veterans on the road into Ypres: https://instagram.com/p/BFP2pRaPFql/ There were Belgian news crews on site and Taxi Charity Committee member, Graham Pike, was interviewed by WTV News: http://www.foc
Scores of London cabbies have forgone their fares to transport war heroes to the battle fields of Belgium.
The 64 London taxi drivers, who have given their services for free to the Taxi Charity - also known as The London Taxi Benevolent Association For War Disabled - have spent the last three days with 98 veterans in the town of Ypres.
Now known by its Flemish name of Ieper, the town was called ‘Wipers' by the hundreds of thousands of British troops who were stationed in
Scores of cabbies are offering their services to the Taxi Charity - also known as the London Taxi Benevolent Association For War Disabled - to transport war heroes to the battle fields of Belgium (on Tues 10 May). The 64 London taxis will transport 98 veterans plus volunteers and paramedics to the town of Ypres - now known by its Flemish name of Ieper, and formerly known by the hundreds of thousands of British troops who were stationed in the region between 1914 - 18 as ‘Wipe
We thank each and every one of our sponsors for their support of our Ypres Trip in May 2016. Cab:app Gett Hailo LTDA Mayfair Mob Ubiquitous UCG Josh Wood Ateliers Beare Violins Brompton's Musical Instruments Charles Beddington Ltd Dickinson Maison Bernard Omnia Art Ltd Peter Biddulph #Ypres
Hello again all you taxi troopers! Fast Eddie signing in with an update. It only seems like yesterday I was wishing you all a Merry Christmas and here we are knocking on the door of February. Needless to say, time waits for no man and the committee’s work goes on regardless. During January, the committee was busy giving serious consideration to where and what we may be doing for our main veterans event this coming year. It has been suggested that we make a pilgrimage trip to