Cab Chat Radio Show 8th July 2018

 

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THIS WEEKS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

 

A Scotsman, Welshman and Irishman walk into a pub.

Usually there’s a Englishman but he’s still in Russia at the World Cup

 

Uber Licensing Decision

 

Moped Gangs are now Impersonating Police Officers and pulled over a Taxi

 

TFL are holding over £321 Million of unused Oyster Card Credit

 

Hundreds of Taxi drivers shut down Wolverhampton in protest against Uber

 

London Boroughs are alarmed at the quality of collision data from the Met that is sent through via TFL

 

Some insider information for you about Taxify they are re launching soon as @hopp.app watch this space!

 

England get through to the Quarter Finals of the World Cup and fans celebrating in Borough High Street trash an ambulance emergency response vehicle. Millwall Supporters Club have set up a crowdfunding appeal to pay for the repairs.

 

Taxi Leaks back online after a couple of weeks of being hacked and offline, you can now find the Taxi leaks blog at andersonshelter.blogspot.com

 

LVTA celebrated their 40th Anniversary this weekend with a display at RAF Hendon

 

WHAT HAVE THE CAB CHAT TEAM BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK

 

Most of the team took part in the Albany Taxi Charity Fund outing to Margate on Monday 2nd July

 

The Cab CHat Team will be taking part in the LTFUC Day to Southend

 

The Cab Chat Team will be taking part in the WCHCD driving skills day at Regents Park Barracks

 

USELESS FACTS

 

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

 

There are 1 million ants for every human in the world.

 

The expression ‘to get fired’ comes from long ago Clans that wanted to get rid of unwanted people, so they would burn their houses instead of killing them, creating the term ‘Got fired’.

 

THINGS TO MENTION

 

Cab Chat Pie & Mash Meet Wednesday 11th July Scotts 51 Walnuts Road, Orpington BR6 0TW at 2pm

 

Cab Chat Cheesy Boat Cruise & Cab Chat Awards

 

Cab Chat Shelter Meets

 

World Cup competition in Association with Plan Insurance

DROP KICK RICK JOKE OF THE WEEK

THIS WEEKS CAB CHAT FEATURES

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

1884The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) was founded in London.

 

1918 National Savings stamps were introduced in Britain.

 

1965Ronald Biggs, who was serving a 30-year prison sentence for his part in the Great Train Robbery, escaped from Wandsworth prison.

 

TODAY IS

 

National Video Game Day

 

RING OUTS – CALLERS

 

GUILTY PLEASURE

 

LONDON TRIVIA

 

In Kensington Gardens is a statue of a well known character from a children’s book. Who is it?

 

VAPE OF THE WEEK

 

Slushie – Bubblegum Slush

 

WORD OF THE WEEK

 

Neophyte – an inexperienced person

 

TWEET OF THE WEEK

 

ROBS POINT OF THE WEEK

 

MYSTERY TV OR FILM THEME TUNE

 

Last weeks – Terry & June

 

TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES

 

Cab Chat has discovered the Victoria Embankment in London will close for six months next year as engineers need to move a gas mains to make way for London’s new £4bn super-sewer.

 

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

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

 

www.albanytaxicharity.org

 

LTFUC

 

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

 

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

 

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

 

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.

 

Plus much more.

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