Press Releases

 WWII veterans enjoyed an event hosted by the Taxi Charity at Biggin Hill with two Spitfire flights and entertainment from the D Day Darlings. On 12 September a group of nineteen WWII Veterans were joined by veterans from other conflicts for a Taxi Chairty event in the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill, a working hangar…

On Thursday 7 September, Kent Community Foundation had the pleasure of naming a boat, at a ceremony held at the Medway Watersports Centre in Gillingham. The three Medway Watersports boats had all initially been given number identification but the trust decided that their power boats deserved names. They asked Kent Community Foundation if they might…

On Monday 4 September entrepreneurs Cristian Brownlee and Matt Walker launched the Adapto all-terrain powered wheelchair in the UK and Ireland. Following their success gaining investment in BBC’s Dragon’s Den,  the award winning team behind Adapt Ability’s Omeo are launching a second mobility device the Adapto. Using the latest mobility technology, the Adapto will enable…

On 1 September, a group of Taxi Charity for Military Veterans volunteers, veterans and supporters attended a reception at the Ambassador’s Residence in The Hague. Joanna Roper CMG, His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Netherland has met with the Taxi Charity on several occasions and kindly invited them to visit her Residence on their way to…

After supporting grass root charities for some time by making regular donations to experienced grant makers Kent Community Foundation, Hythe based ChannelPorts Limited has decided to set up their own philanthropic fund. The new philanthropic fund will be known as the ‘ChannelPorts Community Fund’ and will award grants to small charities and community groups that…

Centre Stage Theatre Academy’s  Frankie Fitzgerald who played Ashley Cotton, Nasty Nick’s son in Eastenders is hosting a 24 hour dance-a-thon in Gravesend Kent to raise funds for charity, The Friends of Centre Stage, that helps children and young adults get access to musical theatre and the arts. Students and staff from the Centre Stage…

On 2 September veteran Ben Mead who served with REME in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan will be marching 40km carrying 15kg to raise funds for the Taxi Charity. On Saturday 2 September Ben Mead, from Eastbourne,  will join thousands of others to participate in the 40km Wandeltocht route around Oosterbeek near Arnhem. Many of the…

Chatham based Diagrama Foundation has appointed experienced communications and marketing specialist Tina Morris as Head of Marketing Strategy. Tina Morris, whose experience includes marketing and communications projects for FTSE 100 companies, launching and rebranding the De La Warr Pavilion as an internationally significant art gallery and music venue and working with the multi-million pound Canterbury…

The Kent baby loss charity Abigail’s Footsteps has donated an Abi Cooling Cot to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough in memory Delilah. Families who suffer the tragedy of stillbirth will be able to spend precious time with their baby at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough thanks to an  ‘Abi Cooling Cot’…

A Special Cot which allows grieving parents to make precious memories with their baby has been donated to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in memory of Rosie. Families who suffer the tragedy of stillbirth will be able to spend precious time with their baby at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth thanks to an…