London Cab Drivers

The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans escorted a group of veterans to Normandy for the D Day commemorations   London Cab Drivers who volunteer for the Taxi Charity took a group of 24 veterans to Normandy for six days for the D Day Commemorations. The trip included visits to the British Normandy Memorial and the…

On 3 June volunteer London Cab drivers will take 25 WWII veterans to Normandy for the D Day commemorations, amongst them will be D Day veteran Peter Smoothy. On 6 June 1944  Peter Smoothy was one of the 156,000 allied   servicemen that took part in the Invasion of Normandy  as part of Operation Overlord. On…

On 5 May twenty-five veterans were applauded as they led the Dutch Liberation Parade through the streets of Wageningen The veterans were taken to The Netherlands by the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans in a fleet of 30 black cabs. Their first experience of the love the Dutch have for them was as the cabs…

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,…

A group of four fundraising London Cab Drivers plan to row 3,200 miles across the Atlantic to raise £12,000 for charity In 2023 a group of four London cab drivers will attempt to row, 3,200 miles from Lanzarote to Antigua to raise money for The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, The Stroke Association, and a…

The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans took a small group of veterans to The Netherlands over the weekend to visit the Airborne Museum This museum visit was originally planned for 2020 when the charity volunteers and veterans arrived in The Netherlands on 12 March,  unfortunately the same day that pandemic restrictions were announced, and the…

Chelsea Pensioner Roy Knight, died on 16 January 2022 aged 92 Roy Knight, served with the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and was a popular member of the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans. Originally from Croydon, Roy was a London Cab Driver and Blue Badge guide for many years. For the last few years Roy had…

When the fundraising group, Cabbies do Kilimanjaro,  had to postpone their plans to climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2020, little did they know that their challenge would be on hold for so long. Finally with a green light to fly to Tanzania, Cabbies Do Kilimanjaro, a fundraising group of London Cab drivers…