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307 items found for "marie scott"

  • Christmas message to Taxi Charity from Royal Scots Southern Branch

    On behalf of Royal Scots Southern Branch, wishing you and all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in

  • Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity produces wonderful video about the Taxi Charity

    about the Taxi Charity - its veterans and volunteer drivers - produced by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines

  • Respects paid to WWII veteran Danny McCrudden who has died aged 98, Charity Today

    WWII veteran and entertainer Danny McCrudden from Dagenham was married to his beloved wife Ruby for 70 Blenheim Care Home in Walton on the Naze and Ruby has been living very close to him with their grandson Scott Danny and Ruby had one son Gary who had three children, Scott, Daniel and Brian. Scott and his wife Zoe have three children Charli, Molli and Vincent, and Charli gave Danny and Ruby Zoe Marie McCrudden, who is married to Danny’s grandson Scott, said: “Danny was the most loving and caring

  • Taxi cabs come together for veterans on Remembrance Sunday

    Mike Hughes, Poppy Cabs coordinator, said: "2021 marks 100 years since the Royal British Legion was founded after our WWII veterans, the charity also supported 90 family members who attended the parade from Scotty "The charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, was founded by Nikki Scott following the death of her husband

  • Poppy Cabs taxi drivers to fall silent as nation pauses to remember on 14 November

    Hughes, Poppy Cabs co-ordinator, said: "I expect this year’s event to be even more poignant as 2021 marks veterans this year, we are also supporting ninety family members who will be attending the parade from Scotty The charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers was founded by Nikki Scott following the death of her husband in

  • Wonderful endorsements from the 'Friends of the Taxi Charity' Facebook Group

    - Chairperson, Glider Pilot Regiment Society 11 Nov 2020 Thanks to the Taxi Charity who sent out so many xx Mary Stewart - Hon. We can only hope that many will still be fit enough to travel next year. A big Thank You. Mary Stewart - Hon. Secretary of The Spirit of Normandy Trust 1 Nov 2020

  • £6m Emergency funding to support military charities during lockdown, Forces News

    Nikki Scott, founder of Scotty's Little Soldiers, which supports military children through the loss of

  • London’s Finest, TAXI

    Many have a lump in their throat especially when they are helping WWII veterans in their late nineties supported the families of young children who have lost a parent in conflicts through the charity, ‘Scotty Tell me about Scotty’s Little Soldiers, Mike? to looking after our veterans, we also supported ninety family members who attended the parade from Scotty You may have seen pictures of them in the media as they all wore striking black and yellow scarves.

  • Taxi Charity celebrates 75th anniversary at Bedford Arms

    "to discuss the possibility of giving an outing to the war disabled persons, commencing with Queen Mary Among the committee members marking our 75th anniversary in February 2023 were Paul Davis, Eddie Hillery During his many years in that position, he has matched together thousands of drivers and veterans. The Taxi Charity has given me friendships, comradeship and many happy memories and I hope it continues

  • Chairman's Blog: 2020 Review and Special Thanks

    Yet, despite the many restrictions and obstacles we faced, the Taxi Charity continued to support veterans We produced commemorative cards and booklets marking important anniversaries, such as VE-Day 75, VJ-Day We also received many hundreds of greeting cards and goodwill messages from the Netherlands and Normandy Drivers Audrey Sherry Geoffrey Riesel The Pigeon Club South Holmwood Village Richard Palusinski and Mary collections (CANCELLED) April 15 Apr: Wellington Barracks (CANCELLED) May 2 - 6 May: Netherlands trip

  • WWII veteran celebrates his 100th birthday in lockdown

    D-Day veteran, Don Sheppard, will be celebrating his 100th birthday on 4 May. Don, from Basildon, was born in the village of Laindon in Essex on 4 May 1920. Jacqui Scott, Don’s eldest daughter, said: "As a family we would like to say how extraordinarily proud

  • Taxi Charity says goodbye to WWII veteran Frank Pendergast with a guard of honour at his funeral

    Pendergast Frank Pendergast, 94, 7th Battalion The Parachute Regiment, who lived in Eltham, died on 30 May Chris Willmott, Taxi Charity volunteer and Frank’s good friend, said: "While many think of our veterans About Frank Pendergast Frank Harry Edward Pendergast was born, to Frederick and Mary, on 31 August 1925 Frank married the great love of his life, Betty Irene Kennell in 1947 and they were married for 66 years

  • Photo Gallery: Taxi Charity veterans trip to Normandy

    Le Normandie, Arromanches Thursday 7 June 2018 10:00 Ceremony at Grangues 13:00 Lunch at Frédéric & Marie

  • Brigadier Alastair Bruce attends Taxi Charity Christmas Lunch

    In 1980, he gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion of the Scots Guards. Army Reserve Brigadier, Deputy Commander of 3rd Division (United Kingdom) and Colonel of the London Scottish

  • WWII veterans and London cabbies to celebrate the Taxi Charity's 70th birthday at the Fulham pub

    to “discuss the possibility of giving an outing to the war disabled persons, commencing with Queen Mary Over the past 70 years, the charity’s trips and events have been honoured with many guests, including HRH Princess Alexandra, HRH Prince Philip, HRH Duchess of Kent, Sir Douglas Bader and many celebrities

  • One of the last of the amazing Arnhem fliers dies at the age of 98, The Northern Echo

    “He would be so overwhelmed that so many people are making a fuss over him.” His funeral will be next Thursday at 1.30pm at St Mary’s in Richmond.

  • WWII veterans honoured in Dutch Liberation Parade

    On 5 May 2022, 25 veterans were applauded as they led the Dutch Liberation Parade through the streets The Dutch experienced many hardships during the German occupation so the Liberation Parade on 5 May is Arnhem veteran, Geoff Roberts, who served with the Kings Own Scottish Borderers, said: "I think of the coordinates Taxi Charity visits to the Netherlands, said: "I have been working with the Taxi Charity for many

  • Walking better and standing taller, TAXI

    It helps to have a Dutch speaker too, even though the Dutch speak better English than many of us do. Do the veterans share many personal stories with you? Geoff Roberts who was in the 7th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers was taken by the Germans in This is the site of the capitulation of the German troops on 5 May 1945. Then we are back again in May for the Dutch Liberation events.

  • TAXI talks with London cabbie Ron Geraghty

    London cabbie Ron, loves a uniform – and may well be responsible for England’s poor performances in recent How many uniforms are we talking here? June I volunteer for the Taxi Charity and took nonagenarian WWII veteran Doug Baldwin and his son Mark The Memorial in Normandy is situated high above Gold Beach, and it was a privilege to be with so many Doug served with the 6th Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers and went into Normandy after D-Day when

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