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Hounslow resident Rajindar Singh Dhatt will celebrate his 100th birthday on 28 October with his family and friends. Rajinder Singh, one of the few surviving Sikh soldiers who saw action during the Second World War will celebrate his 100 birthday on 28 October. Born in pre-partition India in 1921, Rajindar had almost finished school when…

The Taxi Charity was thrilled to take two Royal Navy veterans to dinner on board HMS Victory on Saturday 9 October. The Taxi Charity accompanied by WWII Royal Navy veterans, Ernie Davies, 96, and Harry Rice, 95, were delighted to be invited to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) Benevolent Fund Dinner on 9 October…

Kent County Council has appointed grant-maker Kent Community Foundation to administer a £300,000 fund to help charities and community groups adversely affected by the pandemic. Following the success of  Kent County Council’s first Strategic Recovery Fund which Kent Community Foundation administered, an additional £300,000 is now available to support charities and community groups. In the…

On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, The Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE officially presented  the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to fifteen voluntary groups including the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, at Westminster Abbey On 27 September,  Taxi Charity volunteers Ian Parsons and Dick Goodwin,  attended an Honours and Awards Presentation …

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to launch a new fund to support projects across Kent and Medway which protect the county’s beautiful countryside and coastline and address social issues which are intertwined with environmental impact Ahead of the COP26, UN climate summit, beginning on 31 October in Glasgow, Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce…

The annual High Sheriff Awards celebrate the charitable work of organisations who contribute their time and care to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community. Having had to cancel the previous two High Sheriff Award events during the pandemic,  the ceremony on the 1 September was a unique occasion, with the two previous…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded £5,000 to Wye Community Farm so that more children and young people can benefit from time at their Farm Club. For the past two years Wye Community Farm has been supporting children and young people experiencing difficulties at school, those who are not in education, employment, or training, those with…

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Jim Knox attended a Taxi Charity Event and surprised everyone when he decided that instead of supporting the younger veterans, he would compete alongside them                   The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans organised an afternoon of Go Karting for younger veterans and invited some…