FIRE crews in Nailsworth raised over £1,300 for the London Fire Relief Fund by washing cars yesterday.

The British Red Cross started the appeal to raise money to help people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in west London.

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue did charity car washes over the weekend across the county to raise money as much money as possible.

In Nailsworth the crews washed cars at Morrisons car park, and in the two hours they were there they raised £1,311.

Firefighter Matt Amey said: "On behalf of everyone at Nailsworth Fire Station we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who generously donated for the Charity car wash this morning.

"After setting ourselves a target of £700 we absolutely smashed it and raised a total of £1311 in two hours.

"Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. #LondonFireReliefFund"