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Weymouth Taxi Driver’s 33 Years

For many, taxi driving is their chosen profession.  And for some, being a cabbie is something pursued over many, many years. One such dedicated example is Jock Brodie, 64, who has worked as a taxi driver in the picturesque Dorset seaside town of

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Mixed Report Card for Nation’s Cabs

Nobody likes the idea of Big Brother breathing down your neck.  Let’s face it, who would?  At the same time, the need for cab quality and paperwork to stand up to public scrutiny is hard to argue with, provided any

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Festive E7 Fun in Jersey

There’s no mistaking the time of year in Jersey this Christmas thanks to local cabbie Robert Marie, who’s Peugeot E7 taxi is donning the streets with some fantastically festive decorations.  With Santa’s sleigh up top and a snow flake covered

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LTI Dumps Dealers

Manganese Bronze Holdings PLC announced a pre-tax loss of more than £600,000 for the six months to June. Parent company of taxi assembler LTI, Manganese Bronze – whose largest share holder is Chinese car maker Geely automotive – blamed the

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Couple’s 37 Year Charitable Success

Many tales of generous cabbies reach the ears of The Cabbie but few are more impressive than the case of Brian and Heather Houssart, from Southend. 37 years ago, after helping out with the London cabbies’ outing to Southend, Brian

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Barnsley Death Heightens Debate

The tragic death of a Yorkshire teenager has sparked new controversy over cabbies’ working hours. Gary Glymond had just seen his team pull-off a massive quarter-final shock when little Barnsley beat the high-rollers of Chelsea 1-0 to dump the then

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Record Hackney Taxi Sales

Despite all the economic gloom and doom in the media one British factory is enjoying record output. The boom at taxi specialist Cab Direct’s main manufacturing plant comes on the back of record sales of its hackney taxi range across the UK.

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E7 Passed in Norwich and Liverpool

Two more major English cities have broken ranks with ‘London conditions’ and welcomed Cab Direct’s Peugeot E7 taxi onto their hackney fleets. The decisions by Liverpool and Norwich come in the wake of Cab Direct’s landmark victory at High Court

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Reading Cabbies Forced to Stump Up

Cabbies in Reading are among those who have managed to persuade their local council to freeze the issue of new public hire licenses.   However, they now face a £43 increase in their annual license fee – up from £250 to

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