Fantastic press coverage for our veterans' fundraising skydive with the Red Devils on 10 August



A huge thank you to all the journalists and photographers that came along to report on Chelsea Pensioner, Mike Smith (68), and WWII veterans Fred Glover (91), Ted Pieri (91) and Dick Carpenter (91), taking part in a skydive with the Red Devils to raise funds for the Taxi Charity and Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Also jumping were Taxi Charity committee member, Graham Pike, and Ted Pieri's granddaughter, Hayley.

This event received print coverage in:

  • The Sun

  • Daily Express

  • Western Daily Press

  • Northern Echo

  • Yorkshire Post

  • City AM

  • The Press & Journal

  • Oxford Mail

  • Belfast Telegraph

As well as the following online coverage:

ITV Meridian ITV London Daily Express Daily Mail Daily Telegraph Sunday Post Border Telegraph Southern Daily Echo Belfast Telegraph Evening Times BT.com With great photos from Getty Images' photographer, Leon Neal:


#RedDevils #MikeSmith #FredGlover #TedPieri #DickCarpenter #skydive

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