Tag: inclusion

Retired staff luncheon 2020

We are excited to host our 6th luncheon for retired Transport staff on Monday 6th April 2020 at the Grade II listed building, the Kings Head pub in Tooting, South London. This event is our way of saying THANK YOU to our former transport colleagues. We appreciate that our pay and working conditions are very […]

How did you celebrate Chinese New Year?

This festival is one of the most important in Chinese culture and spans over seven days. Through my work within the TfL BAME staff network group, my aim is to promote and celebrate all ethnicities covered by this broad banner within the company.So many of us are connected to Chinese culture whether it is by […]

TFFLA Merry Mask Party 2019

Sat 30th November 2019 we hosted our annual charity dinner and masquerade party for Transport For London staff. A fun night was had by all at the plush 4* central London venue; the Ambassador Hotel. The night began with a complimentary glass of champagne for each guest accompanied by a steel band solo from Endurance […]

Connecting with retired London Transport staff

On Monday 1st April 2019 we hosted our 5th annual luncheon for retired London Transport staff at 55 Broadway, TfL pension headquarters. After a prompt arrival by our guests at 12 pm, our founder Sherelle delivered a welcome presentation to new and old members. Informing them of our achievements in 2018 and our planned events […]

Are you lonely?

Prime minister Teresa May launched the Government’s first loneliness strategy this month, tackling what is said to be the greatest public health challenge of our time.  Surveys revealed between one and five people a day are suffering with loneliness which can be as bad for your health as smoking or obesity.  Have you ever felt […]

You’re worth it! Why our TFL Xmas party is the best

  2018 is nearly over and we can’t believe how fast it went? I can remember the retiree luncheon like it was yesterday. The hectic excitement of Ascot followed by two new events; our summer party and the family day trip to the seaside. Both of these were lovely relaxed additions to our events calendar. […]

Going going……and just like that the art was gone!

Last Wednesday on the international day of charity we hosted our annual charity art auction for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity.  We had sketches, paintings, photographs and pottery donated to us by colleagues from across the Transport For London network. Raising the highest bids were donations from MH-illustrates.com who sketched a beautiful life size nude […]

Sun, sea and the kids.

The Transport & Friends For Life Association aim has always been to bring the ‘family’ element back into transport. We remember the days of the social clubs where the whole family was invited to cricket and athletic matches as well as days out.  We started hosting events for our transport for London colleagues to let […]

Do you have to be LGBT+ to join in?

Saturday 7th July saw thousands of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people take to the London streets for the Pride in London parade. UK Black Pride also took place on Sunday and looked like so much fun! It was a glorious weekend celebrating identity and the freedom of being with whoever you want to be […]

Respecting the past; Our thank you to retired transport staff

The highlight event of the year is always our luncheon for retired Transport staff. This year on the hottest day of the year so far,Thursday 19th April we hosted a lovely lunch with refreshments at the Transport For London pension fund headquarters; 55 Broadway SW1.  The Grade I listed building overlooking St James park built […]