Essex

WWII Veteran Bill Gladden, 98,  heard about Dave the Edensor Care Home Cat on a recent trip with the Taxi Charity and offered to paint his portrait. WWII Veteran Bill Gladden, 98, from Suffolk, has been painting all his life and particularly loves painting  dogs and horses to raise funds for his beloved Taxi Charity.…

The residents of the Edensor Care Centre in Clacton on Sea celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party. The residents of the Edensor Care Home in Clacton celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party on 26 March. The idea for the party was conceived after three residents had asked to become a Princess for the…

The Taxi Charity was delighted to attend the event to commemorate the  77th Anniversary of Operation Varsity at Markshall Estate, in Essex on 24 March. Taxi Charity volunteer Brian Heffernan was thrilled to take veterans Tom Schaffer, 97, and John Pinkerton, 80, in his black Taxi to an event at Markshall Estate, Colchester to commemorate…

On 18 March, three Taxi Charity Volunteers took WWII Royal Navy Veteran Ernie Davis from Hornchurch, out for lunch to celebrate his 97th Birthday. Volunteers, London Cab Driver Brian Heffernan, Taxi Charity Vice President Dick Goodwin, and charity graphic designer Susy Goodwin took Ernie and fellow WWII veteran John King out for a birthday lunch,…

The CEO of the Diagrama Foundation is encouraging job applications from Afghan refugees as his charity reaches crisis point recruiting care home workers Charity Diagrama has care homes, for the elderly and   for adults with learning difficulties,  as well as a supported living service and semi-independent homes for young people. The charity currently has an…

Edensor Care Centre, in Clacton-on-Sea, has had a wish come true with the arrival of two specially designed beach wheelchairs which will allow their residents to enjoy time on the sand and in the water.   With the generous support of Colchester Catalyst, Pickering Electronics LTD and those who donated through Just Giving, Edensor is…