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- War veteran receives letters of thanks from European children and mayors, Isle of Man Courier
Another letter came from Ahmed Marcouch, Mayor of Arnhem in the Netherlands, who wished Mr Duff and other veterans well on behalf of the city.
- Taxi Charity celebrating VE Day with gifts of 1940s goodies
This May, the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans should have been taking WWII veterans to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary Remembrance Day and Liberation Day celebrations (4 & 5 May), and then back home to Blighty in time for the VE Day celebrations in London on 8 May.
- Guest Blog: Janet Hodgson, Filmmaker-in-residence
Ever since I first bumped into some of the charity’s collectors - Ted Roberts, now sadly passed away, and Dickie Forrester, impressively decked out in military regalia, standing in Canary Wharf station raising money for a trip to The Netherlands in a convoy of black cabs in 2012, my immediate thought was 'why on earth don’t more people know about this?' Since then, I’ve accompanied the charity on three trips to The Netherlands with my camera in tow, organised music events, made a documentary, produced content for the charity’s website… all with the aim of drawing attention to its wonderful work.
- Taxi Charity says goodbye to WWII veteran Frank Pendergast with a guard of honour at his funeral
He loved joining the charity visits to the Netherlands and France, accompanied by his good friend Chris Wilmott, and meeting some of the relatives of the families that he had helped to liberate during WWII.
- Taxi Charity in the press: The Royal Signals Association Newsletter 2013
Visit to the Netherlands, May 2012 Len Brace, who served with 11 Air Formation Signals from January 1943 until June 1947 and lives in Ilford, has been on a 5-day trip to Arnheim, courtesy of the London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled (LTBAWD).
- WWII veteran Roy Miller talks to Taxi about Victory Over Japan Day
I have escorted Doug on many trips including the annual summer trip to Worthing and to Normandy and The Netherlands.
- WWII veterans gather for emotional film screening, Hastings Oberver
‘Return of the Liberators’, a film made by Hastings resident Janet Hodgson, documents a trip in 2015, involving a convoy of nearly 100 black cabs whose passengers, 120 World War II veterans, make the long trip to Arnhem in The Netherlands to take part in commemorations for the 70th anniversary of Dutch liberation, following the end of WWII in 1945.
- London taxi organisation for war disabled crowned UK's best charity, Evening Standard
Last year, the charity used National Lottery to fund a five-day trip to the Netherlands.
- Press release: Cabbies and war veterans on full steam for Bluebell Railway trip
The charity received a funding boost from the National Lottery for a trip last year to The Netherlands to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Dutch liberation and is a finalist in this year’s National Lottery Awards.
- Press Release: WW2 veteran completes parachute jump at the age of 89
The plucky veteran, from Erith near Dartford hopes to raise £1000 to support the work of The London Taxi Benevolent Association For War Disabled - known as the Taxi Charity - who have recently taken him on trips to Worthing, Folkestone and the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Arnhem.
- Taxi Charity supporting veterans through Coronavirus pandemic
Every year, Harry joins the trips organised by the Taxi Charity to the Netherlands for the Arnhem commemoration services.
- Taxi Charity organises Christmas party at Millwall FC for veterans, volunteers, patrons and other fr
Frans’ support and expertise has been vital in ensuring the success of our veterans trips to the Netherlands, which began in 2012.
- The Soldiers’ Charity supports ‘Back To The Beaches’ with the Taxi Charity
They span from day trips around Britain to historical spots throughout Europe such as: Normandy, Dunkirk, and Wageningen, Netherlands.
- Taxi Charity chairman sends good luck message to fundraising Kilimanjaro cabbies
We have just returned from an incredible trip to the Netherlands, where we took several Arnhem veterans back to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
- Taxi drivers take WWII heroes back to Arnhem, The Badge
On arrival we were received by the British Ambassador to the Netherlands at his official residence and this set the scene for the whole trip.
- Cabbie volunteers for over sixty years, TAXI
The charity offers international trips to The Netherlands, Belgium and France, UK day trips to concerts or museums, transport to attend fundraising events, as well as special days out to catch up with friends and comrades.
- Taxi Charity in the press: Evening Standard - 6 May 2015
In all, about 120 veterans were taken to the Netherlands to mark the 70th anniversary of the battle.
- National Lottery Press Release: 75 Years of London Love: A wonderful World War II Story
It received a funding boost from the National Lottery for last year’s 'Return of the Liberators' trip to The Netherlands to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Dutch liberation.
- London's war heroes and taxi drivers named UK's best voluntary/charity project, Lottery Good
Last year, the charity used National Lottery funding for 92 London taxi drivers and volunteers to take 120 WWII veterans and their carers on a five-day trip to the Netherlands where they received heroes’ welcomes on the 70th anniversary of the Liberation.
- A song from late war veteran Jim, Blackpool Gazette
She said: “I work very closely with the charity and went on a couple of trips to the Netherlands when I became friendly with Jim.