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April 28, 2019

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 re...

April 28, 2019

Danny Parr from Edmonton will be running the London Marathon on Sunday 28 April to raise funds for the Taxi Charity which does so much to support his grandfather, Bill Parr.

Danny works for the London Fire Brigade and is hoping to complete the 26.2 miles in just under 4...

April 17, 2019

On 1 May 2019, two Taxi Charity committee members' wives, Anne Parsons and Susy Goodwin, will be skydiving to raise funds for the Taxi Charity.

Chelsea Pensioner, Mike Smith, will also be attempting his 100th parachute jump at the same event.

It will be the first ta...

April 16, 2019

Volunteer taxi drivers escorted a number of Navy veterans to Portsmouth on Wednesday 10 April.

We are delighted to report that this three day trip - funded and organised by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity in partnership with the Taxi Charity - was a huge success....

April 9, 2019

The Taxi Charity will be escorting a number of veterans to Portsmouth for a three day trip (10 - 12 April), funded and organised by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity.

10 April
12:45 Arrive at Whale Island
13:00 Lunch in the Wardroom - meet the Fleet Commander
14:30...

April 9, 2019

Marie Scott did interviews today with ITV News London, ITV Evening News and Channel 4 News.

The 92-year-old WWII switchboard operator, who has received the Legion of Honour, met with Helen Keenan, Paul Davies and Jon Snow in her south London home.

We love the photo from...

April 8, 2019

For Marie Scott, the 75th anniversary of D-Day has become an even more special year as she has been awarded the highest French decoration - The Legion Of Honour - for the part she played working in Fort Southwick, Portsmouth, listening and collating the Operation Overl...

April 7, 2019

On 1 May 2019, Chelsea Pensioner Mike Smith will be attempting his 100th parachute jump at an event to raise funds for the Taxi Charity.
 
Mike will be joined by two Taxi Charity committee members' wives, Susy Goodwin and Anne Parsons.

It will be the first tandem skydiv...

March 18, 2019

​​Let the London Licensed Cab Trade entertain you with comedy and song!

On Sunday 7 April at 3pm, Charing Cross Theatre will be hosting Taxis Show Talent in aid of the Taxi Charity and UTAG.

With compere Grant Davis, and featuring Joe Lewis, Jon Cox, Michael Herring, Mar...

March 18, 2019

On Thursday 7 March, on the last day of the Taxi Charity's planning trip for D-Day 75, veterans Frank Pendergast, Fred Glover and Bill Gladden visited Collège Saint-Louis in Cabourg for a Q&A.

Frank, Fred and Bill answered questions from two classes and went d...

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