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Slough Fire Rescue Service

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Slough fire and rescue crew take a short break from cleaning cars for charity. This station is part of the Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service which has 18 stations, 11 of which are crewed 24 hours. Having taken the time to pose for me I felt I had to let them clean my car and donated.

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A: My Truck

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The interior view of the truck I drive at work.

My Truck

B: St Laurences Church Slough

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St Laurence's church is the oldest building in Slough. It was built in the 12th century out of mainly...

St Laurences Church Slough

C: St Laurence's Church

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St Laurence's Church

D: St Laurence's Church Altar

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St Laurence church is the oldest building in Slough. It was built in the 12th century out of mainly f...

St Laurence's Church Altar

E: Chef

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F: Datchet 14th

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Played golf at Datchet this afternoon, by the time we got to the 14th I was playing badly anyway so I...

Datchet 14th

G: David Walliams Thames Swim

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 David Walliams is currently swimming 140 miles in 8 days along the length of the River Thames from L...

David Walliams Thames Swim

H: Andys home

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Andys home

I: Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle

J: Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle

此全景拍摄于England, Europe


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Text by Steve Smith.