'Special needs' pupils treated to special seaside trip by 150 Glasgow taxi drivers for the 68th year running

'Special needs' pupils treated to special seaside trip by 150 Glasgow taxi drivers for the 68th year running

It is a day that sees around 150 taxi drivers take time off from the usual hustle and bustle to help give Glasgow school children a memorable day out. Cabbies pull on their fancy dress costumes and decorate their black taxis in multi-coloured balloons to take special educational needs children to the seaside in Troon. Wednesday marks 68 years of the event and around 400 school children will be going along as well as their parents and carers. The annual Glasgow Taxi Outing Fund event begins at Kelvin Way and a procession of taxis will make their way through the city centre before heading to the Ayrshire seaside town. Jim McNulty, 48, from Croftfoot, is one of the taxi drivers giving up a day’s pay to be a chauffeur to the pupils. He has being taking part in the event for eight years, the same amount of time that he has been a taxi driver, and loves being able to do somethin...

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