26 May 2018

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RT @Taxi_Point: BREAKING FULL STORY! Uber lose Judicial Review against TfL Voice Contact Requirement https://t.co/ICsGqRRFTc http://twitter.com/Taxi_Point/status/1000285793011798016 May 26, 2018 at 09:01AMhttps://www.taxi-point.co.uk/

25 May 2018

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RT @Taxi_Point: BREAKING FULL STORY! Uber lose Judicial Review against TfL Voice Contact Requirement https://t.co/ICsGqRRFTc http://twitter.com/Taxi_Point/status/1000080298569322497 May 25, 2018 at 07:24PMhttps://www.taxi-point.co.uk/

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Pirates, plan your escape from the dreary British winter with this bargain: 7 nights in Alanya, Turkey from £138pp including the 3* Grand Atilla Hotel, breakfast & flights. A 2-minute walk from the beach, these cosy apartments have a fab TripAdvisor score (4/5 on TripAdvisor + Certificate of Excellence) so you know your holiday is… jcrdawes

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Uber lose Judicial Review against TfL Voice Contact Requirement


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Ride hailing firm Uber today lost a Judicial Review against Transport for London in regards to the voice contact requirement imposed by the regulator.
The High Court decided that TfL’s requirement on all private hire operators to have a voice contact capability for customers is deemed lawful.
In 2016, after an extensive consultation, TfL imposed the requirement on private hire operators to provide a voice contact facility. The requirement was to make it easier for passengers to complain and contact the operator in cases of emergency.
In first instance Uber won the case to remove the voice contact requirement. However, today the High Court heard Transport for London’s appeal and overturned the original decision made by Mr Justice Mitting. According to BrickCourt “The Court of Appeal held that Mr Justice Mitting was wrong to rely on the distinction between an emergency requirement and the voice contact facility, which was not raised in the consultation or suggested as a less burdensome alternative by ULL. It accepted TfL's evidence introduced on the appeal that an emergency requirement would not be practicable, would not achieve the same benefits, and would not necessarily be less burdensome. The Court of Appeal also held that, because the emergency requirement would not achieve the same benefits as the voice contact requirement (speed of response and customer comfort outside emergency situations), it was not a less burdensome alternative. It rejected ULL's arguments that the benefits outside of emergency situations were negligible.”
From 1st October all private hire all private hire firms must be contactable by phone.
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BREAKING FULL STORY! Uber lose Judicial Review against TfL Voice Contact Requirement https://t.co/ICsGqRRFTc http://twitter.com/Taxi_Point/status/1000061809699762176 May 25, 2018 at 06:11PMhttps://www.taxi-point.co.uk/

Summer group getaway to Rhodes from £185pp - 7nts hotel, flights, luggage & transfers


Ahoy pirates, fancy heading to stunning Rhodes this summer, we have found this holiday for under £200 per person staying in a cute aparthotel. The Greek getaway is based on 4 sharing but there are still great prices if you wish to travel as a couple. Holiday details Travel duration: 7 nights Example date: 30th… Lola

London: Weekly roads and events update


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Brixton
From 03:00 on Tuesday 29 May until 03:00 on Sunday 17 June, there will be lane closures on Brixton Road at the Southey Road junction, due to gas main replacement works.
Camden High Street between the junctions of A400, Kentish Town Road and Inverness Street
Thursday 25 - Tuesday 29 May • From 22:00 until 06:00 each day, maintenance works within the Tube station will be taking place. The station will be closed with a rail replacement bus service running • The main Camden High Street taxi rank will be unaffected and there is an additional temporary taxi rank in the parking bays adjacent to the taxi rank to prevent overankingRHS Chelsea Flower Show
Monday 21 - Saturday 26 May • Temporary taxi rank will be located in its usual place along Chelsea Embankment and feeds to the Bullring • Please note that there are carriageway works along Chelsea Embankment, which has narrowed the carriageway to one lane in each direction. There is no right turn in to the Bullring from Chelsea EmbankmentQueen Elizabeth Olympic Park music concert
Tuesday 22 and Friday 25 May - Which will be marshalled • From 18:00 to 22:30 on each day, the Olympic Stadium will host a Rolling Stones concert with capacity crowds of 70,000 expected. There will be local road closures and it is anticipated there will be heavier than usual traffic and pedestrian numbers in the area on both daysInternational cricket, Lord’s
Thursday 24 to Monday 28 May • Lord’s Cricket Ground will host the first of two Test Matches between England and Pakistan from 11:00 to 18:30 each day. The capacity of the ground is 28,000 each dayComic Con, ExCel
Friday 25 to Sunday 27 May • Anticipated to attract over 25,000 people on Friday, 65,000 on the Saturday and 50,000 on the Sunday. The show hours are 10:00 to 19:00 on Friday, 09:00 to 19:00 on Saturday and 09:00 to 17:00 on Sunday • There are no road closures for this event • Additional DLR services will operate between West Ham and Prince Regent but will not be advertised. Trains will not serve Custom House eastbound between 07:00 and 19:00. Prince Regent will have queue management in place for egress each day • Canning Town is also expected to be busy all day with a large interchange between the Jubilee line and DLRMajor Generals Review (Trooping the Colour)
Saturday 26 May
• Annual ceremonial event held on Horse Guards Parade between 10:00 and 13:00. To facilitate the event, Constitution Hill, Spur Road, The Mall, Admiralty Arch, Marlborough Road, Birdcage Walk and Great George Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 06:00 to enable the installation of security measures. At 09:10 and 13:00 there will also be short closures on Buckingham Palace Road northbound at the junction of Bressenden Place, Buckingham Gate, and Palace StreetPremiership Rugby final, Twickenham - Saturday 26 May • Twickenham Stadium will host the Aviva Premiership Rugby final match. Kick-off is at 15:00 with up to 82,000 expected to attend. Pedestrian numbers and traffic levels in the Twickenham area should increase before and after the matches • Roads likely to be affected are the A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham Station and around the stadium itself. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed before and after the game to assist with crowd movements; diversions will be in place in the Twickenham areaSteel Yard Festival, Finsbury Park
Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May • Up to 15,000 expected to attend this annual event each day. Gates open from 11:00 both days with the event planned to end at 22:30 on Saturday and 22:00 on Sunday • To facilitate the egress from the event, Stroud Green Road will be closed to vehicles between 21:30 and 23:00 on the Saturday and between 21:00 and 22:30 on the Sunday • Finsbury Park Station taxi rank is not affected by this eventVictoria Park events
Friday 25 May to Sunday 3 June - Which will be marshalled • All Points East music event will be held at Victoria Park. A marshalled taxi rank and PHV pick up area will be in operation at Royal Gate West (Victoria Park). Access is via Gore Rd (from Victoria Park Rd). Grove Rd & part of Old Ford Rd are closed as part of the event road closure. Suburban drivers licenced for Newham and/or Hackney extension can use the taxi rank • To facilitate crowds at egress, from 21:00 (Friday and Saturday) and 20:30 (Sunday) Grove Road will close between Victoria Park Road and Roman Road, and Old Ford Road will close between St Stephen’s Road and Bonner Street. From 21:00 the Grove Road / Roman Road junction will be under manual control. Traffic and transport in the area may experience delaysWe Are Festival (Damyns Hall Aerodrome), Upminster
Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May - Which will be marshalled • Up to 5,000 people are expected to arrive at this annual event on the Friday and remain in a campsite. On Saturday, up to 35,000 people are expected to attend and up to 30,000 are expected on Sunday. Local traffic management measures will be in place. A dedicated, free shuttle-bus service will operate between Upminster Tube station and the event siteChampionship playoff final, Wembley
Saturday 26 May • Gates open at 15:30 and kick-off is at 17:00. With up to 75,000 expected to attend, there should be higher than usual numbers of pedestrians in the Wembley area, together with increased traffic levels before and after the match • Roads likely to be affected include the A406, the Harrow Road, Wembley High Road and roads surrounding the stadiumVitality Westminster Mile
Sunday 27 May • Starting at 09:30, up to 8,000 people will participate in this annual event. Starting in The Mall, the route is in St James’s Park, and uses Horse Guards Road, Birdcage Walk and Spur Road, where it finishes outside Buckingham Palace. The last race starts at 15:00 • Road closures will remain in place post-event in preparation for the following day’s event. Local traffic and pedestrian levels in the area are likely to increaseInternational rugby, Twickenham
Sunday 27 May • Twickenham Stadium will host the England v Barbarians rugby match. Kick-off is at 15:00 with up to 60,000 expected to attend. Supporting matches will kick-off at 10:00, 12:00 and 17:15. Pedestrian numbers and traffic levels in the Twickenham area should increase both before and after the matches • Roads likely to be affected are the A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham Station and around the stadium itself. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed both before and after the game to assist with crowd movements; diversions will be implemented in the Twickenham areaGala Festival, Peckham
Sunday 27 and Monday 28 May – marshalled on Sunday only • This annual free-to-attend music, culture and arts festival has moved from Brockwell Park to Peckham Rye Park this year. Open to ticket holders from 11:00 to 22:00, there is a capacity of 10,000. No road closures are planned but local traffic and pedestrian levels are likely to increase • There will be a marshaled taxi and PHV holding area within Peckham Rye Park. The entrance to the holding area will be where Strakers Road meets Peckham Rye • Monday 28 May 2018 event is family-orientated with only 3,000 expectedLeague One playoff final, Wembley
Sunday 27 May
• Gates open at 13:30 and kick-off is at 15:00. With up to 50,000 expected to attend, higher than usual numbers of pedestrians should be in the area, together with increased traffic levels before and after the match • Roads likely to be affected include the A406, the Harrow Road, Wembley High Road and roads surrounding the stadiumVitality London 10,000
Monday 28 May • The annual Vitality London 10,000, with up to 16,500 runners expected to participate, will start and finish in St James’s Park. Green Park will be used as the runner’s assembly area. The first race starts at 09:55 and the final runner is anticipated to have finished by 13:30 • The route is as follows: The Mall, Trafalgar Square, Strand, Aldwych, Fleet Street, Chancery Lane, Holborn, Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street, King Edward Street, Angel Street, St Martins Le Grand, Cheapside, King Street, Gresham Street, Lothbury, Bartholomew Lane, Threadneedle Street, Queen Victoria Street, Cannon Street, New Change, Newgate Street, Holborn Viaduct, New Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, Strand, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, Parliament Square, Great George Street, Birdcage Walk and Spur Road to finish. The Royal Parks roads (Constitution Hill, Link Road, Spur Road, Birdcage Walk, The Mall, Horse Guards Road and Marlborough Road) will have remained closed from the previous day. Further closures along the route and on adjacent roads will be implemented from 08:00 with the exception of Waterloo Bridge, Aldwych and Kingsway which close at 09:30. All roads are anticipated to be fully reopened by 14:00 with the exception of roads within St. James’s Park which will reopen at 22:00 • The taxi ranks below will be suspended between the hours of 07:00 – 14:00: ○ Aldwych rest rank ○ Aldwych (Waldorf Hotel) ○ Aldwych (ME Hotel) ○ Aldwych (Number One Hotel) ○ Strand (St. Clement Danes Church) ○ Strand (opposite Australia House) ○ Strand (feeder rank to Charing Cross Station)O2 Arena • Saturday 26 May between 18:30 and 22:30 for Afrorepublik featuring Whizkid (capacity 15,000) • Thursday 31 May between 18:30 and 22:30 for Bryan Adams (capacity 15,000)Wembley Arena • Wednesday 30 May between 18:30 and 22:30 for Bryan Adams (capacity 15,000)
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See Hanoi, Hoi An & Ho Chi Minh City: Multi-stop flights around Vietnam for less than £475 rtn


Vietnam, it's a Pirate favourite when it comes to destinations. Not just because of it's great food but it also offers everything from gorgeous beaches to thick jungles and everything else in between With it being a country of SO many wonders, why stay in one place during your trip? That's why we have come… GemUK

Visit Prague this summer: 2nt city break from £89pp - incl. 4* hotel & flights


In the mood for a city break this summertime pirates? Then Czech out picturesque Prague, one of the most beautiful (and affordable) capital cities in Europe! We spotted some true bargains at the 4* Hotel Augustus et Otto, a quaint property that's 15 minutes from Wenceslas Square. Our Flights Finder has turned up some great… Samcana
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