Cab Chat Radio Show 11-06-2018

 

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THIS WEEKS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

 

Pedestrian gets knocked down at Bank Junctions by a Cyclist

 

Mandarin Oriental Hotel went up in flames last Wednesday

 

Drivers complain of poor service from Brewery Road

 

What makes investors sink money into Uber that they will probably never see a return on?

 

London Taxi PR Pick up another Award for the best PR Agency?

 

Albany Taxi Charity Fund have a successful day out in Hastings

 

Baby Boy in critical condition after violent stabbing in London

 

UK Government back expansion at Heathrow

 

ULEZ to be extended to North & South Circulars from 25th October 2021

 

Big all Driver Org Meeting this week at Unity House

 

THINGS WE MENTIONED LAST WEEK BUT DIDNT GET TO

 

LTPH Roads and Events updates, do they come out too late?

 

Where to Britain Hashtag, lets tweet all the Uber Crashes and Bad Press with the Hashtag #wheretobritain

 

WHAT HAVE THE CAB CHAT TEAM BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK

 

Rob gets taken pointing by one of the Sick B’stards

 

Drop Kick Rick goes on the Albany Outing to Hastings and ends up in New Romney!

 

Mac The Cab is still eating Frogs Legs in  France

 

SuperCabby goes on a Photo Shoot with an American Fashion House

 

Six Mile Steve is still scouring the streets to bring you more interesting Points of the Week

 

Whatever happens to the trade, it’s our duty to be morale boosters. In war they send out enterainers to lift spirits, ‘not’ tell everyone they’re gonna die! – Marc Turner

 

USELESS FACTS

 

It’s only 28 weeks to Christmas!!!!!

 

A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

 

The average person spends 6 months of their life sitting at red lights.

 

MENTIONS

 

Cab Chat Pie & Mash Meet

 

Cab Chat Cheesy Boat Cruise

 

Cab Chat Awards

 

Cab Chat Shelter Meets

 

World Cup competition in Association with Plan Insurance

 

NOTABLE MENTIONS

 

Heather put a Tweet out recently stating that anyone suffering through debt please do not suffer alone, she offered help and assistance which is commendable.

 

A driver had his Taxi broken into by a pair of youths on a scooter and Dan offered to help the guy out

 

Perry K

@Djperryk

Last job at London Bridge last night, 3 fella’s one on phone saying where he was blah blah blah. I’m laughing to myself. Ends up cancelling, getting in my cab & the hit with £7.50 cancellation fee. Two stops & then he says –
Mate your cheaper than what they quoted

 

Passengers killed or seriously injured in a London Taxi = 0

 

ITEMS DISCUSSED

 

 

Second major awards success for London Taxi PR

 

DROP KICK RICK JOKE OF THE WEEK

 

THIS WEEKS CAB CHAT FEATURES

 

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

TODAY IS

 

RING OUTS – CALLERS

 

GUILTY PLEASURE

 

The first album I bought.I think it’s worth waiting for the guitar riffs at the end. Turn up the volume

Twitter Username: @FWyhowska

Song Name & Artist: Throw Down the Sword : Wishbone Ash

 

VAPE OF THE WEEK

 

Mix-Up Sweets – Sweet JackBlack

 

WORD OF THE WEEK

 

Atavism

So much of their business was done via e-mail that the phone was almostunnecessary–a sort of quaint atavism that nobody thought to use first–but thismorning the ringing had been ceaseless.

 

ROBS POINT OF THE WEEK

 

Rob Cardwell – Live

 

MYSTERY TV OR FILM THEME TUNE

 

Answer to 2 weeks ago – Family Fortunes

 

This weeks – Hawaii 50

 

THIS WEEKS LONDON TRIVIA

 

2 weeks ago I asked the question? BORN IN FOREST HILL IN 1949 HE WENT ON TO BECOME THE LEAD SINGER WITH ROCK BAND STATUS QUO – FRANCIS ROSSI

 

This weeks question is?

 

This Shoreditch born actress was once married to gangster Ronnie Knight? – Barbara Windsor

 

TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES

 

WHATS ON IN LONDON

 

BILKER ALERTS

 

Scooter Gangs are targeting Black Cabs, join the Whatsapp Group

 

GUEST CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Dan from Plan

 

Saul’s Unsung Heroes

 

Point of the week

 

Drumslayer

 

 

CHARITY ROUNDUP

WAR DISABLED

Here are some of our plans for this year, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the charity.

2-6th May Dutch liberation

8-10th May trip to Portsmouth

24th May event at the Honourable Artillery Company

4th-8th June Normandy commemorations

12th June annual trip to Worthing

26th July parachute jump with Red Devils done by 4 cab drivers, two veterans and me

31st August-3rd September Airborne march in Arnhem

7th October thank you party for drivers

 

www.taxicharity.org

DISNEY

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year

 

THE ALBANY

 

Hastings Monday 4th June 2018

 

Margate Monday 2nd July 2018

 

www.albanytaxicharity.org

 

LTFUC

 

90th Anniversary Dinner & Dance 23rd June 2018 De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Queen Street WC2

 

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

 

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

 

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

 

Maldon Wednesday 4th July 2018

 

www.eastlondoncabbiesouting.co.uk

 

TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND

 

Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person

 

www.taxifund.co.uk

 

POPPY CABS

 

11th November

 

@Poppycabs

TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS

 

TaxiApp

Wedding Taxis

CAMERA HOTSPOTS

EXMOUTH MARKET Red zone

BERKLEY STREET J/W PICCADILLY Yellow box cameras

BAGLEYS LANE/NEW KINGS ROAD Yellow box

FULHAM BROADWAY/BARCLAY ROAD Yellow box

CAMDEN 20mph limit

WATERLOO ROAD Zig-Zags

SELFRIDGES Over ranking

LUDGATE HILL Zig-Zags

CLAPHAM HIGH STREET Zig-Zags ISLINGTON 20mph limit

RED ROUTES TfL is actively enforcing yellow box restrictions

TOWER BRIDGE 20 mph speed limit average speed cameras

LIMEHOUSE LINK 30mph speed limit

TERMINUS PLACE Bus only left turn. TfL to issue PCNs

SMITHFIELD Do not park in loading boxes, they are enforced by camera

A13 Average speed cameras in operation

THE CITY 20mph limit

ST JOHNS STREET/SEKFORDE STREET Yellow box junction enforced by camera

M25 & M1 Cameras are now active

A2 Rochester Way Average Speed Cameras working.

 

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