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A Heartwarming Tribute: Edinburgh Poppy Cabs Provide Free Rides for Veterans on Remembrance Day


In a touching gesture to honour and thank our heroes’ veterans, local Black Cab drivers have come together to provide free transportation to veterans attending the Remembrance Services at High Street Edinburgh on November 12th, 2023.

Remembering veterans’ contributions in maintaining our freedom, the community of Black Cab drivers strives to guarantee that every veteran who desires to attend the Remembrance Services may do so comfortably and without financial hardship. These supportive drivers will give free-of-charge transportation from veterans’ homes to the Remembrance Services locations and back using their reliable and famous taxis.

Veteran Ludwik Paszczur and Taxi Driver Robert McCulloch

The ceremony, which honours those who have fiercely served their nation, is extremely important to the whole community. The Black Cab drivers aim to guarantee that veterans receive the maximum support and appreciation for their fundamental service by providing their services at no cost. During the Remembrance Services, participants will have the opportunity to pay tribute, share stories, and unite as a community to honor those who served. By providing complimentary transportation, the Black Cab drivers hope to make the event more accessible to all veterans, regardless of their circumstances.

Veteran Mr Dave Clyde & Taxi Driver Derek Scott

The initiative underscores the strong bond between the local community and its veterans, emphasizing the appreciation for their sacrifices made in the face of adversity. By extending their gratitude through free transportation services, the Black Cab drivers hope to inspire others to likewise demonstrate their respect and appreciation for our veterans.

Veteran Mr Kitionh Rawalai & Taxi Driver Jamie Stalker

For veterans interested in availing of the complimentary transportation services on the 12th of November 2023, please contact 0750 675 8144 Don Pujdak from Edinburgh Poppy Cabs.

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