Latest News & Events

Find out what’s happening at GW4x4R here. We’ll publish details of the latest events we’re attending, reports from our volunteers and those from local/regional newspapers and radio stations.

We need your help…again!

Thanks to you, GW4x4R's recent recruitment drive resulted in unprecedented numbers looking to join our team of volunteer response drivers and controllers. But we're looking for your help again! We desperately need to update our ageing VHF radios which, in some parts...

GW4x4R Annual Training Day

The clocks going back didn't deter GW4x4R members on Sunday 28 October, with Whitecliff Offroad Driving Centre in Coleford, Gloucestershire being the perfect venue for our Annual Training Day. And while the weather wasn't too kind for those setting up on the Saturday...

December’s Standby

During the weekend of 9th December, we were put onto Standby on the Saturday afternoon at 2pm. Drivers checked their vehicles, the equipment they carry and prepared themselves for the snow whilst our controllers checked all their equipment including the radios and IT...

A Controllers Shift

During the snow back in Jan 13 the control team handled over 300 phone calls during the four days of snow. Right across our area and at 5.00am on Friday the phone started to ring and ring and ring and did not stop for 19 hours. Then started again at 1am and at 2am and...