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30 black cabs transport WWII Veterans who were honoured in Dutch Liberation Parade

Twenty-five WWII veterans were applauded and honoured as they led the Dutch Liberation Parade through the streets of Wageningen on 5 May. The veterans were taken to The Netherlands by the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans in a fleet of 30 black cabs. Their first...

East London Cabbies Outing Cancelled for 2022

The East London Cabbies Outing has been cancelled for 2022 The trip has been cancelled for a 3rd consecutive year, this year it cannot take place for a number of reasosns including a lack of drivers and committee resignations. With a lot of drivers leaving the trade...

103-year-old WWII Veteran Takes to the Skies

Veteran Ray Whitwell enjoyed a flight in a glider on 3 May over the skies of Arnhem where he fought during World War Two.     Ray Whitwell, 103, from Malton, North Yorkshire, was delighted when glider pilot Arjan Vrieze offered to take him up in a glider at the...

Minicabs and others should also be able to use bus lanes and pick up passengers from the street

BLACK cabs could be at the end of the road — as the Knowledge Test faces calls to be axed. An influential think tank says drivers for ride-hailing apps including Uber should be allowed the same privileges as black cabbies. A report by the Adam Smith Institute...
The Cab Chat 250th Show

The Cab Chat 250th Show

Cab Chat has reached the momentous acheivment of 250 Cab Chat Shows and creeping towards 500,000 downloads. And that is without the Cab Chat Interviews and all of the special shows that the team have done. To show their commitment and determination to continue for...

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Uber London License Extended again!

Uber London License Extended again!

Uber has won permission to operate in London for a further 2 1/2 years after allegedly meeting requirements on drivers’ rights. Transport for London said on Saturday that Uber will continue to operate in the city under a private hire vehicle operator’s licence. The...

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Rosh’s Abseil for Different Strokes – 10th Sept 22

Rosh’s Abseil for Different Strokes – 10th Sept 22

Roshan Varma is to do undertake an Abseil down the "twirly thingy" as he puts it, at the Olymic Park later this year on 10th September 2022. Rosh suffered a stroke last year and was in a comma a few weeks ago, Rosh is making good progress on his road to recovery and...

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