Last week an unknown couple found my elderly Mum in town looking cold and lost. They found a taxi and paid in advance for it, having established where Mum lives.

At home, the taxi driver, Martin Wells, of Silkys Taxis, kept Mum warm in the car until I could get there. I was contacted by the police who managed to find my mobile number. The driver would not hear of being offered a tip and said he had enjoyed meeting Mum.

It is so reassuring to find that "The Kindness of Strangers" still exists. Mum and our family can only say a big thank you to everyone involved, and in true "The Kindness of Strangers" fashion we will pass on the good turn to somebody else.

Roger Crisp

Centurion Close


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