veterans

The Taxi Charity was deeply saddened to hear of the death of WWII veteran Alan King on 30 December 2021 WWII veteran Alan King, 97, who lived  near Eye in  Suffolk loved attending Taxi Charity trips with his daughter Joyce Cooper. This summer they joined other veterans and charity volunteers at the National Memorial Arboretum…

The Taxi Charity was saddened to hear that veteran Jim Knox had died on Wednesday 29 December Jim Knox, from Upminster, was a much-loved member of the Taxi Charity family who attended many of their events across the UK and the continent. On 2 December, Jim was one of the many veterans  who enjoyed the…

On 14 November when the Capital falls silent at 11.00am, hundreds of London’s black cab drivers who volunteer their time to drive veterans from train and tube stations to the Cenotaph and the Parade as part of the Poppy Cabs free Service, will also pause to remember. Since 2009 London’s Black Taxis have provided a…

On the 77th anniversary of D Day, volunteer London Cab drivers took a large group of WWII veterans to the National Memorial Arboretum to participate in the official opening of the British Normandy Memorial in Ver-sur-Mer   The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans originally planned to take a group of WWII veterans to Normandy to…

When the UK went into the first Coronavirus lockdown on 20 March 2020 no one could have predicted that a year later the country would still be facing so many restrictions. The Taxi Charity has been looking back on the past year.   The Taxi Charity was with a group of veterans in Oosterbeek in…