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Silly Season is on it’s way – Cab Chat Radio Show E192 10-12-2018

Silly Season is on it’s way – Cab Chat Radio Show E192 10-12-2018

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(To listen to the full show including the music please use the Mixcloud player, for just the chat please use the player at the top of the page)

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

Issues Discussed this week:

CabbiesDoKilamanjaro put on a Charity Quiz Night at the Rugby Tavern last night

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London Taxi PR launch a new campaign for Christmas

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Uber tried influencing Congestion Charging with Chris Grayling

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Where Buses go Ubers may well go but not Taxis!

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Uber has confidentially filed to go Public in 2019 in a race to beat Lyft

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Uber win their appeal in Brighton with Philip Kolvin arguing for the right to roam

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The first Electric Only Taxi Ranks could appear in streets in early 2019

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Plus much more………

Contributions this week:

SuperCabby – Jamie

Dan from Plan

Saul @RequiredLevel – Unsung Heroes

Drumslayer @Drumslayer2

Steve @SixMileSteve – Point of the Week

Drop Kick Rick – Taxi Rank Titters

And Much More…….

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 020 8144 8294
Whatsapp: 07743 161656
http://cabchat.london

Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Famous Taxi Drivers, taking a light-hearted and humorous look at whats going on in London

The Original Duo – Cab Chat Radio Show E191 03-12-2018

The Original Duo – Cab Chat Radio Show E191 03-12-2018

CAB CHAT IN ASSOCIATION WITH

PLAN INSURANCE 0800 542 2869 planinsurance.co.uk/cabchat

DRIVERTAX 020 8529 2600 drivertax.co.uk

WEDDING TAXIS 020 8304 6645 weddingtaxis.co.uk

(To listen to the full show including the music please use the Mixcloud player, for just the chat please use the player at the top of the page)

 

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

Guests this week:

@MacTheCab

Issues Discussed this week:

The original duo of SuperCabby & MacTheCab sit around talking crap on this weeks show

 

Plus much more………

 

Contributions this week:

SuperCabby – Jamie

Dan from Plan

Saul @RequiredLevel – Unsung Heroes

Drumslayer @Drumslayer2

Steve @SixMileSteve – Point of the Week

Drop Kick Rick – Taxi Rank Titters

And Much More…….

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 020 8144 8294
Whatsapp: 07743 161656
http://cabchat.london

Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Famous Taxi Drivers, taking a light-hearted and humorous look at whats going on in London

Cab Chat Radio Show E190 26-11-2018 Demo Special

Cab Chat Radio Show E190 26-11-2018 Demo Special

CAB CHAT IN ASSOCIATION WITH

PLAN INSURANCE 0800 542 2869 planinsurance.co.uk/cabchat

DRIVERTAX 020 8529 2600 drivertax.co.uk

WEDDING TAXIS 020 8304 6645 weddingtaxis.co.uk

 

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

Guests this week:

@SixMileSteve

@MacTheCab

Issues Discussed this week:

Demo Special on Monday 26th November 2018

 

Plus much more………

 

Contributions this week:

SuperCabby – Jamie

Dan from Plan

Saul @RequiredLevel – Unsung Heroes

Drumslayer @Drumslayer2

Steve @SixMileSteve – Point of the Week

Drop Kick Rick – Taxi Rank Titters

And Much More…….

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 020 8144 8294
Whatsapp: 07743 161656
http://cabchat.london

Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Famous Taxi Drivers, taking a light-hearted and humorous look at whats going on in London

Cab Chat Radio Show E189 23-11-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E189 23-11-2018

CAB CHAT IN ASSOCIATION WITH

PLAN INSURANCE 0800 542 2869 planinsurance.co.uk/cabchat

DRIVERTAX 020 8529 2600 drivertax.co.uk

WEDDING TAXIS 020 8304 6645 weddingtaxis.co.uk

 

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

Issues Discussed this week:

Segregated cycles lanes are putting lives at risk as emergency services are getting stuck in traffic

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UTAG are now accepting donations and contributions towards their legal challenge

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The ITA industrial action planed from Monday 26th November 2018

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Do you like our Cab Chat Daily Shows, and we you like to see them on their own iTunes feed?

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Plus much more………

 

Contributions this week:

SuperCabby – Jamie

Dan from Plan

Saul @RequiredLevel – Unsung Heroes

Drumslayer @Drumslayer2

Steve @SixMileSteve – Point of the Week

Drop Kick Rick – Taxi Rank Titters

And Much More…….

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 020 8144 8294
Whatsapp: 07743 161656
http://cabchat.london

Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Famous Taxi Drivers, taking a light-hearted and humorous look at whats going on in London

Cab Chat Daily Friday 23rd November 2018

Cab Chat Daily Friday 23rd November 2018

CAB CHAT IN ASSOCIATION WITH

PLAN INSURANCE 0800 542 2869  planinsurance.co.uk/cabchat

DRIVERTAX 020 8529 2600 drivertax.co.uk

WEDDING TAXIS 020 8304 6645 weddingtaxis.co.uk

 

The ITA have called a series of Demos planned to start on Monday 26th November 2018 with the first planned for London Bridge on the 26th at 4pm.

This action was called in response to TFL’s proposal to ban taxis from using Tooley Street.

The ITA state “where buses go we should go”

This is a series of planned action everyday until this issue is resolved.

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People who attack the emergency services will be jailed for twice as long under a new law aiming to crackdown on the “national scandal” of abuse.

It will make it a criminal offence to assault workers including police, paramedics, firefighters, prison officers, search and rescue personnel and custody officers.

The current six-month maximum sentence for common assault will be doubled to a year for the new crime created by the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill, which has today been given royal assent.

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Emergency fire crews had to cut through the security door of a taxi repair garage under railway arches in Bethnal Green to remove propane gas cylinders in danger of exploding when a blaze broke out during the night.

Three taxis and part of the workshop were damaged, but there were no reports of injury.

The firefighters managed to prevent the flames spreading to other garage workshops along Cudworth Street, housed under the Liverpool Street main line.

“We had to work quickly,” Brigade watch manager Paul Rozan explained. “We used specialist cutting equipment to cut away the door and get to the fire to prevent it spreading to neighbouring businesses.”

Crews from Bethnal Green, Whitechapel, Shadwell, and Shoreditch fire stations removed three propane cylinders which had been exposed to heat and put them at a safe distance in time.

The fire was discovered soon after midnight by a passer-by who dialled 999. It was under control buy 1.45am. The cause is being investigated.

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London’s first ever all electric fleet of black taxis is launched to on the streets of the capital from today.

The fleet of 150 vehicles will be delivered via the Sherbet RIDE app, allowing Londoners access to the first taxi app that will allow them to pick from a fleet of exclusively electric vehicles.

Sherbet RIDE is launched to provide Londoners with a premium black taxi service that minimises the user’s environmental impact. The black taxi industry is still worth £1.4bn to the London economy and Sherbet RIDE aims to bring the best of the London black taxi industry’s heritage to the modern day.

This will be achieved through stringent driver training and incentivisation and the innovative use of technology to maximise passenger experience minimise environmental impact.

As well as providing a unique offer to Londoners, Sherbet Taxis are also aiming to future-proof the London black taxi industry in the face of impending new legislation

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Eleven buses caught fire and seven have been completely destroyed in a garage in Farnborough Hill, Orpington

London taxi driver Ryan Bailey, 42, who lives opposite the site, said:

“There was a massive explosion that woke us up shortly before 4am this morning.

“The bang literally shook the windows, we thought we’d have to evacuate. When we looked out we saw one bus on fire and a fire engine.

“Then there were a whole series of explosions. Within 20 minutes it had spread to a massive inferno.”

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) said at the height of the blaze, eleven buses were alight and control officers took around 40 calls from the public.

Some residents talked of hearing “explosions” and “loud bangs” as the fire spread through the depot.

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Driverless taxis will be on the streets of London by 2021 — that’s the aim of three new government-backed pilots.

The first London pilot — announced by the Department for Business — will see 15 self-driving vehicles available to book in North Greenwich. Four taxi services — including Addison Lee — will be involved. One of these services will allow passengers to ride anywhere within the borough of Greenwich.

A second London pilot — ServCity — involves six self-driving Land Rovers, available across four different (yet-to-be-named) London boroughs.

In all, £25m of government money is being put into the pilots, which will also see an autonomous bus service across the Forth Bridge from Fife to Edinburgh.

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With Time Running Out, Chris Johnson Asks For Your Support To Hold TaxiApps To Account.

Chris needs to raise a total of £18,000 by the end of December for this case to proceed, Chris said if the target is not reached there will not be the money to pay the barristers to represent him at the employment tribunal.

http://taxi-news.co.uk/with-time-running-out-chris-johnson-asks-for-your-support-to-hold-taxiapps-to-account/

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A MINICAB DRIVER CRUSHED A CYCLIST BECAUSE HE WAS DISTRACTED BY HIS MOBILE PHONE HAS BEEN BANNED FOR DRIVING.

Abdelyekini Olafusi of Hoskins Close, Canning Town, hit the 41-year-old woman at the junction of Theobalds Road and Clerkenwell Road in Islington in May last year.

When the 57-year-old appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, the court heard that he was waiting at traffic lights when the lights turned green, he moved off and went to make a right turn.

He clipped the cyclist’s back wheel, and she fell to the ground – but Olafusi kept driving and went over her.

The court heard that he initially thought he had gone over a speed-bump, and that she was lucky she didn’t die.

The victim suffered a broken leg, a fractured pelvis and a wounded chest.

A year later, she is still recovering from her injuries.

Olafusi received a 15 month driving ban and was ordered to pay costs totalling £1260

Detective Sergeant Cheryl Frost said his reckless driving is “a stark reminder of the dangers and consequences of using a mobile phone whilst behind the wheel.

“The victim suffered horrific injuries, and was incredibly lucky not to have been killed.

http://taxi-news.co.uk/canning-town-minicab-driver-thought-cyclist-he-crushed-while-distracted-by-his-mobile-phone-was-a-speed-bump/

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And our very own Joe Lewis and Jon Cox have released a Christmas Single called Christmas just ain’t Christmas without you.

You will be able to hear the song on ou Weekly show this Wednesday.

The track will be available for download from Monday 26th November from iTunes and all major outlets.

We will post a link to download the track when it becomes available.

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Events in London this weekend kindly supplied by Sherbet London

 

Friday 23rd

Jacky Cheung Hok-yau Wembley SSE Arena finish time approx 22:15.

Classical Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall finish time approx 22.00

Nitro Circus at the 02 Arena North Greenwich finish time 22:30 approx.

Sarah Millican at the Apollo Hammersmith finish time approx 22:15

Anne-Marie at the Brixton Academy SOLD OUT finish time approx. 22:30.

Hookworms o2 Forum Kentish Town finish time approx 22:30.

The Damned at the 02 Shepherds Bush Empire finish time approx 22:30.

 

Saturday 24th

Spurs Home Game Wembley Stadium finish time approx 19.15.

From The Jam: All Mod at the 02 Shepherds Bush Empire finish time approx 22:30.

Sarah Millican at the Apollo Hammersmith finish time approx 22:15

Honne SOLD OUT at the Brixton Academy finish time approx 22:35.

Classical Spectacular SOLO OUT at the Royal Albert Hall finish time approx 22.00

Afterlife Present.s at Printworks Surry Quays finish time approx. 23:00.

 

Sunday 25th

2018 EE WEMBLEY CUP Wembley Stadium finish time approx 16:00.

Guo Degang at the Apollo Hammersmith finish time approx 22:00

Classical Spectacular SOLO OUT at the Royal Albert Hall finish time approx 22.00

Magic of Christmas at the London Palladium finish time approx 22:15.

EDEN at the Brixton Academy finish time approx 22:35.

War Child presents Safe & Sound at the 02 Shepherds Bush Empire finish time approx 22:00.

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Due to a small number of cancellations on various tables, we now have a rare opportunity

of being able to offer a complete table for 10 guests at this years Disney Dinner & Dance on Saturday 8th December 2018

If you want an impromptu works ‘do’ or pre Christmas treat for a group of 10 let us know

asap to make arrangements.

Price per head £72…

Leigh Dargen 07508 904426

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The next Cab Chat Pie & Mash Club meet is on Monday 17th December at Pie & Mash Welling in Upper Wickham Lane, Welling at 1pm, all are welcome to come along and meet the team and enjoy some traditional London Fayre.

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Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk

Tel: 020 8144 8294

Whatsapp: 07743 161656

http://cabchatshow.uk

Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Famous Taxi Drivers, taking a light-hearted and humorous look at what’s going on in London

Cab Chat Daily Thursday 22nd November 2018

Cab Chat Daily Thursday 22nd November 2018

CAB CHAT IN ASSOCIATION WITH

PLAN INSURANCE 0800 542 2869  planinsurance.co.uk/cabchat

DRIVERTAX 020 8529 2600 drivertax.co.uk

WEDDING TAXIS 020 8304 6645 weddingtaxis.co.uk

 

The ITA have called a series of Demos planned to start on Monday 26th November 2018 with the first planned for London Bridge on the 26th at 4pm.

This action was called in response to TFL’s proposal to ban taxis from using Tooley Street.

The ITA state “where buses go we should go”

This is a series of planned action everyday until this issue is resolved.

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The Met has sought to reassure cabbies in St John’s Wood and Lisson Grove by saying it is taking “covert and non-covert” action against a gang in Lisson Grove targeting taxi drivers.

Images have circulated on social media in the last few weeks of young men allegedly part of the gangs that target drivers,

Transport for London has also reminded drivers that they can turn down fares if they feel unsafe.

http://taxi-news.co.uk/police-to-launch-new-crackdown-on-lisson-grove-gang-causing-misery-for-taxi-drivers/

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We have been informed by Chiltern Law team, that the Judicial Review initiated by the United Trade Action Group (UTAG17), is very likely to be heard within the next few weeks, given that this is expedited by order of Mr Justice Walker.

http://taxi-news.co.uk/uber-verdict-judicial-review-to-be-heard-within-weeks/

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UTAG have done their bit, delivering a JR which another org alleged could never happen.

Now it’s your turn

Support the team who are supporting the trade.

http://taxi-news.co.uk/you-can-now-contribute-towards-the-utag-challenge/

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Chris Johnson still needs to raise £3500 through his crowdfunding efforts for his employment claim against My Taxi.

If the target of £15,000 is not met within the next 7 days then the case will be unable to go ahead.

A preliminary court date has been set for the 8th January 2019.

Chris needs to raise a total of £18,000 by the end of December for this case to proceed, Chris said if the target is not reached there will not be the money to pay the barristers to represent him at the employment tribunal.

You can find Chris’s crowdfunding page at https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/mytaxi/

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And our very own Joe Lewis and Jon Cox have released a Christmas Single called Christmas just ain’t Christmas without you.

You will be able to hear the song on ou Weekly show this Wednesday.

The track will be available for download from Monday 26th November from iTunes and all major outlets.

We will post a link to download the track when it becomes available.

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Events in London this weekend kindly supplied by Sherbet London

 

Thursday 22nd

Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza at the Apollo Hammersmith finish time approx 22:30.

Anne-Marie – Speak Your Mind Tour o2 Academy Brixton finish time approx 22:30.

Basement at o2 Forum Kentish Town finish time approx. 22:30.

Wardruna 02 Shepherds Bush Empire finish time 22:30.

Florance and the Machine at the o2 Arena Greenwich finish time approx. 22:30

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The next Cab Chat Pie & Mash Club meet is on Monday 17th December at Pie & Mash Welling in Upper Wickham Lane, Welling at 1pm, all are welcome to come along and meet the team and enjoy some traditional London Fayre.

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Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk

Tel: 020 8144 8294

Whatsapp: 07743 161656

http://cabchatshow.uk

Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Fam

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