Volunteer 4×4 drivers keep county moving during snow

Volunteer drivers from Sussex-based charity 4×4 Assist have been thanked by East Sussex NHS for moving key staff and personnel during the recent adverse weather. Almost two thousand miles were driven and more than fifty members of staff were transported from their homes to their place of work as Storm Emma made rural roads in Sussex impassable. Volunteers were tasked …

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4×4 Assist celebrates charity status

4×4 Assist is delighted to announce it has become an official charity, registered with the Charity Commission as from 31st August 2017. Co-founder of 4×4 Assist, Paul Gibson commented; “We’re absolutely delighted we’ve achieved this in under two years of forming the group. It’s a fantastic landmark for 4×4 Assist, we can now apply for essential funding to pay for …

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4×4 Assist Volunteer Recruitment Evening

Do you own a 4×4 vehicle and interested in becoming a 4×4 Assist volunteer? if so, we’ve just announced the date of our third recruitment evening. It has been a pretty busy year for us so far, with numerous events of adverse weather, we had crews supporting members of their communities in a variety of ways.

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RoSPA Gold acheivement for 4×4 Assist

The first Gold standard of advanced driving has been awarded to the founding member of 4×4 Assist. Paul Gibson, who jointly created 4×4 Assist in 2015, has been developing his driving skills over the past 12 months, and now, he has been awarded with the highest possible civilian driving qualification. RoSPA Sussex is working alongside 4×4 Assist to train all …

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Storm Kate keeps 4×4 Assist busy

Responders from 4×4 Assist were in action recently as Storm Kate hit Sussex and Kent. Working alongside Sussex Police and the local communities, 4×4 Assist helped in clearing fallen trees which were blocking major and minor roads in the county. There were reports of over a hundred fallen trees in Sussex during the storm which saw winds of up to …

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Statement from 4×4 Assist Management

Dear Supporters, You may be aware that some individuals have been posting on our Facebook page with comments regarding our groups insurance, purpose and training. Unfortunately, most of these posts come from people with new profiles which are then deleted, so we have been unable to communicate with them and answer their questions. Following some recent allegations on other Facebook …

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RoSPA team-up enhances dedication to road safety

4×4 Assist is pleased to announce it has teamed-up with RoSPA Sussex. All our members will now automatically receive 12 months of free advanced driver training courtesy of RoSPA. We believe professional driver training is of paramount importance to our group and volunteers should be trained to drive safely and professionally in all situations. This link-up with RoSPA reflects our …

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Team training event highlights off-road abilities

Our last team training event was filmed, and we’re delighted to share this with you. It shows some of the amazing team members we have on-board and diverse training we offer. We would like to wish all our followers a wonderful, relaxing and peaceful Christmas.

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4×4 Assist ensures safe delivery of Coca-Cola Truck

The holidays were in full-swing for the 4×4 response crews recently as they escorted the 
world-famous Coca-Cola truck into town. Volunteer drivers from Sussex-based 4×4 Assist were responsible for making sure the tour entered Eastbourne without any hitches by assisting its driver to navigate through the town. A film released by the charity shows its 4×4 vehicles meeting the truck …

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BBC Sussex broadcasts 4×4 Assist story

Paul Gibson from 4×4 Assist talks to Neil Pringle on BBC Sussex after the group rescues an Eastbourne family from their stranded car on the A22 dual-carriageway. Click play below to hear the full interview…

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