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189 items found for "netherlands"

  • Our Sponsors: The Netherlands, Normandy, Worthing and Portsmouth Trips 2018

    We thank each and every one of our sponsors for their support of our trips this year, including The Netherlands

  • WWII veterans return to the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity, The Cab Driver Newspaper

    Fantastic coverage in The Cab Driver for our recent veterans trip to the Netherlands. #TheCabDriver

  • Taxi Charity escorts veterans to Netherlands for Remembrance and Liberation Day commemorations

    volunteer cabbies from the Taxi Charity escorted 34 WWII and Korean War veterans and their carers to the Netherlands On Friday 4 May, Remembrance Day in the Netherlands, the veterans were driven to Bronbeek Royal Home

  • Taxi Charity meet HRH Prince Charles at ambassador's reception at Hartenstein Museum

    On 21 September, we had the privilege of being invited to the Ambassador of Netherlands' reception at Ian explained to Prince Charles that we were in the Netherlands to drive veterans to events to commemorate We would like to put on record the invaluable support we have received from the Ambassador of the Netherlands #hrhprincecharles #dickgoodwin #ianparsons #peterwilson #hartensteinmuseum #netherlands #operationmarketgarden

  • Taxi Charity to escort WWII veterans to Holland for 75th anniversary of Battle of Arnhem

    British ambassador to the Netherlands, Peter Wilson, comments: "Ron, Frank, and Ray are living examples I’m so pleased they are travelling to the Netherlands in London cabs thanks to the Taxi Charity, to mark #holland #netherlands #arnhem #ronjohnson #frankashleigh #raywhitwell #operationmarketgarden #peterwilson

  • Netherlands 2015: We plan to take 160 WWII veterans to The Netherlands in May 2015

    2015, the London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled will be taking 160 WWII veterans to The Netherlands #outings #taxicharitynews #netherlands2015 #veteransnews

  • Our Sponsors: Return Of The Liberators, Netherlands Trip 2015

    thank each and every one of our sponsors for their support of our Return Of The Liberators trip to the Netherlands

  • Endorsement: Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB, CBE, KStJ, ADC

    Taxi Benevolent Association will once again be taking a large band of World War 2 veterans back to the Netherlands Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB, CBE, KStJ, ADC #Netherlands

  • New chairman for the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans

    During the Taxi Charity's recent visit to the Netherlands, London cab driver Ian Parsons handed over Both agreed that the trip to the Netherlands for Wandeltocht, the Airborne commemorative walk, over the After the weekend in the Netherlands, Ian contacted the cab drivers and volunteers saying: "May I thank After the weekend in the Netherlands, new chairman, Brian, said: "This has been a very special weekend

  • Taxi Charity distributes hundreds of Christmas cards to WWII veterans from Dutch children

    The Taxi Charity was delighted to receive hundreds of Christmas cards from school children in the Netherlands cards are beautiful and include lovely warm messages thanking the veterans for giving the people of the Netherlands

  • WWII veteran receives Dutch Liberation Medal

    Walter Knight, 96, from Coventry, served in the Netherlands with the 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders Each May, we take a group of WWII veterans back to the Netherlands to mark the Dutch liberation and it Lieutenant Colonel Rob Arts said: “After 77 years, the people of the Netherlands still daily celebrate When asked for memories of his time in the Netherlands ,Walter said: “When we first got to Holland, two to those men and women who contributed to the liberation of the Netherlands during WWII.

  • Veterans on the move, TAXI

    When the pandemic hit in March 2020, we were with veterans in The Netherlands and had to return early Dick: We are heading to The Netherlands for a short trip to meet with associations, museums, local government Schaffer, Dickie Forrester, Bill Gladden and Geoff Roberts will be joining us on the planning trip to The Netherlands The charity arranges free trips to the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, for acts of commemoration and

  • Operation Market-Garden, TAXI

    The Market Garden Foundation which aims to keep alive the memory of what Great Britain did for the Netherlands Frans: My name is Frans Ammerlaan, I’m 68 and I live in The Netherlands, five miles south of the Arnhem I work with the Taxi Charity to facilitate trips for WWII veterans to The Netherlands. What do the people of The Netherlands think of the Taxi Charity? Tell me about the special relationship between the Netherlands and the veterans?

  • WWII veteran, Ray Whitwell, celebrates his 103rd birthday

    February 2022, at the grand old age of 102, Ray Whitwell joined the Taxi Charity on our trip to the Netherlands Ray landed in the Netherlands in September 1944 for Operation Market Garden where more than 600 gliders We will be returning to the Netherlands in May with Ray for the Dutch Liberation commemorations and will

  • WWII veteran Alec Hall to celebrate his 100th birthday

    In September 1944, his unit was sent to the Netherlands as part of 1st Airborne Division where they took In May 2022, Alec returned to the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity to participate in the Liberation I love hearing his war time stories from Africa, Italy and the Netherlands. And don’t worry - your place is booked for our next trip to the Netherlands in September.”

  • Taxi Charity volunteers take on ‘Market Garden Challenge’, TAXI

    Seb: In September, the Taxi Charity takes veterans to The Netherlands for the Operation Market Garden Chris: Our plan is to cycle 115k across The Netherlands then walk 40k to replicate the route taken by Chris: Operation Market Garden was an Allied military operation during WWII, fought in The Netherlands The Charity supports veterans who were in The Netherlands as part of Operation Market Garden and, in challenge we will be carrying the ashes of much missed WWII veteran John Jeffries who often visited The Netherlands

  • Chairman's Blog: A big thank you to the Mayor of the Municipality of Renkum

    committee members, drivers and other volunteers, who each year help us bring our WWII veterans to the Netherlands ceases to amaze me and it has been so sad that it has not been possible to bring the veterans to the Netherlands We look forward to the return of better days and hope to return to the Netherlands in 2022 - proudly

  • Videos: The Taxi Charity talks with WWII veterans about their role in Operation Market Garden

    of Operation Market Garden, an Allied military operation during the Second World War fought in the Netherlands

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