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  • Morson donates to the Taxi Charity D-Day veterans trip for Armed Forces Day 2023

    To mark Armed Forces Day, Morson has donated funds to the Taxi Charity, a volunteer group of London black In 2023 the charity marked its 75th anniversary, a remarkable milestone for a small, niche charity peopled There was also Ernie Davis, who spent D-Day on patrol looking for U-Boats and minesweeping, and Marie Scott, who transmitted messages to and from the beaches. WWII veteran Marie Scott from Surrey said: “Our trip to Normandy was, once again, not only highly enjoyable

  • Veterans visit the Netherlands for Dutch Liberation

    The liberation event begins on 4 May when the Dutch remember the civilians and members of the armed forced Before the official Liberation events on the 4 and 5 May, the veterans, who are all in their late nineties This year, the Liberation Flame in Wageningen was lit at midnight on 4 May by WWII veteran Marie Scott Marie had the added honour of joining dignitaries, including Mr Peter Van Vollenhoven, husband of Princess the Mayor of Wageningen; and British Ambassador Joanne Roper, to watch the Liberation Parade on the 5 May

  • Taxi Charity delivers RNRMC goodie bags to naval veterans

    able to deliver wonderful goodie bags to veterans which have been donated by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines bags of treats to naval veterans in and around the London area, including Légion d'honneur recipient, Marie Scott, and fellow WWII veterans Roy (Doug) Miller, Alf Lonsdale and Harry Rice.

  • Navy veterans trip to Portsmouth a huge success

    We are delighted to report that this three day trip - funded and organised by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines The WWII veterans, including Legion of Honour recipient Marie Scott, were given a warm welcome by the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity, followed by lunch in the Ward Room on HMS Excellent. Former switchboard operator, Marie Scott, had a busy schedule - she was interviewed by ITV Meridian,

  • Navy veterans are guests of honour on HMS Queen Elizabeth, ITV News

    Among the veterans was former Wren Marie Scott who transmitted a short message from the bridge.

  • WWII veterans interviewed at Imperial War Museum by RNRMC for short film about loneliness

    escorted four veterans to the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London to be filmed by the Royal Navy Royal Marines The four veterans, Ernie Davies, Marie Scott, Dickie Edser and Peter Kent, were filmed at the Soviet

  • Veterans visit North Cheam Sports and Social Club

    Marie Scott, a veteran WREN, who sent messages to and from the beaches on D-Day, said: “I have been lucky After lunch, the Taxi Charity thanked Tony Millard for his many years of support and presented him with

  • Veterans visit North Cheam Sports and Social Club, TAXI

    Marie Scott, a veteran WREN, who sent messages to and from the beaches on D-Day, said “I have been lucky After lunch The Taxi Charity thanked Tony Millard, for his many years of support and presented him with

  • Young entrepreneur enables veterans to have Christmas lunch

    cost-of-living crisis which will see most people having to re-assess how they allocate any money they may with the 4th Battalion Dorset Regiment and was taken POW during the fighting at Falaise in Normandy; Marie Scott, a Wren who transmitted messages to the beaches on D-Day; Dorothea Barron, who worked in naval “I took the opportunity to talk to many other veterans too, including Don Turrell, 97, who when I asked Our views were certainly aligned that too many younger people have no idea of their misplaced feelings

  • Veterans to attend D-Day landings memorial service at the National Memorial Arboretum, TAXI

    The charity would normally take a group of WWII veterans to Normandy to mark this important date and How many veterans will be with you? Joining us will be many D-Day veterans including Marie Scott, who as a 17-year-old WRNS transmitted messages

  • D-Day Commemorations, TAXI

    How many veterans are you taking? Dick: On this trip we hope to take 24 veterans and about 30 cabs. As we have not been able to travel to Normandy since 2019, the whole trip will be very special as it may Having said that, so many of our veterans continue to amaze us with their determination to travel with On this trip we will be joined by Marie Scott who was presented with the Legion D’Honneur for her part I’ve had a quick look at the itinerary, and this seems like a huge undertaking moving so many people

  • "The charity is a lifeline to many of our deserving veterans" - Group Captain Mark Heffron

    The charity is quite literally a lifeline to many of our deserving veterans; you are giving so much to Group Captain Mark Heffron #GroupCaptainMarkHeffron

  • Three peaks, two victorious challengers and one heroic cabbie…

    Cabbies Scott and Seb had meticulously trained, planned and prepared... Scott Murray and Seb Philp had been planning their Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Taxi Seb: Scott and I had researched many event companies who provide escorted trips for those who want to Scott: It took us 4 hours and 40 mins to get up and down Ben Nevis. Scott: Worryingly on our way back down we met a man who was with his wife and children.

  • London cabbies to attempt Three Peaks Challenge

    London cabbies, Scott Murray and Seb Philp, talk to TAXI about attempting the Three Peaks Challenge on Scott and I met when we responded to a request from the Taxi Charity, for volunteer cabbies to take two Scott: I’m 33 and have been a cabbie for five years. Scott: I phoned Seb to ask if he fancied doing the Three Peaks Challenge knowing that he would jump at Scott: Seb and I would love to raise £2,000 for the Taxi Charity.

  • Veterans enjoy lunch at The RAF Club

    Many of the assembled veterans regularly help at bucket collections at London Underground stations. Veterans at the lunch included those who had played their part in D-Day: Marie Scott who sent messages He told guests: "2019 was the busiest and most varied in the Taxi Charity's history and although the

  • Reaching out to veterans young and old, TAXI

    I tried to raise awareness through mainstream and social media and as a result met many drivers who have Frances: As well as sitting on the committee and attending many of the charity events, as Vice President Frances: There have been so many highlights since 2015, but two very special occasions were going on We were all delighted when the captain allowed WWII veteran WREN Marie Scott, to transmit a short message Frances: There are so many ways that cab drivers can help.

  • "I would like to thank everyone who was involved in organising this amazing trip" - Mary &

    The veterans were awe-inspiring and had so many stories to tell. Warmest regards, Mary & Jan #BackToTheBeaches

  • Veterans mark the 80th anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk

    WWII veterans Jeff Haward, Ray Whitwell and Eric Taylor were in France in late May and early June 1940

  • "May God bestow many blessings upon each and every one of you in the charity" - Ken Hay MBE

    There are no worthier recipients than yourselves and I hasten to add my congratulations to those many be so pleased at this distinguished recognition of your generosity of time and effort for us over so many May God bestow many blessings upon each and every one of you in the charity. Ken Hay MBE, Leg d’Hon

  • 100 year old WWII veteran to mark D-Day in Worthing instead of Normandy

    Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO usually marks D-Day on 6 June in Normandy with the Taxi Charity for Military already missed celebrations for his 100th birthday on 23 March and the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May the pandemic restrictions, Ted is determined not to miss out again and plans are in place for him to mark but D-Day is something that I must mark if I possibly can. Ted's sister Emily died on 16 May 2020, aged 104.

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