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Beautifully photographed WWII veteran’s portraits will be on show in the “3945 Portraits Project” exhibition at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum Photographer Glyn Dewis designed the 3945 Portraits Project to honour and remember surviving WWII Veterans by photographing as many of them as is possible, to provide both the veterans and their families with classic,…

The Taxi Charity took six veterans to Belgium, in six London licensed taxis, on 11 July, to join a team of military veterans and serving personnel, to experience excavating at the site of Wellington’s Field Hospital on the world-famous battlefield of Waterloo Led by professional archaeologists, the excavation, organised by the charity Waterloo Uncovered, explored…

For Marie Scott, the 75th anniversary of D-Day has become an even more special year as she has been awarded the highest French decoration – The Legion Of Honour – for the part she played working in Fort Southwick, Portsmouth, listening and collating the Operation Overlord messages. In 1944, 17-year-old Marie worked on the switchboard…

This year, thanks to a generous donation from The Taxi Charity, Russell Square Shelter Keeper Katie Simmonds will be serving free Christmas lunches to homeless or lonely veterans.     On 18 December the Russell Square Cab Shelter will be serving a roast Christmas dinner with all the trimmings between 10.00am and 10pm to the…

Five London cabbies have joined together as a fundraising group called “Cabbies Do Kilimanjaro” on a year long mission to lose over 25 stones before climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The cabbies volunteer for The Taxi Charity for Military veterans and want to raise £20,000 to support the work the charity does to support veterans.   Roshan…