Royals turned up at 7am to help flood-relief efforts

Princes William and Harry have been spotted helping move sandbags in flood-hit Datchet.

The royals turned up at 7am at Datchet Golf Club where they helped load sandbags onto a crane, according to local reporter John Dickens.

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Here's a snap of Prince Harry and Will helping out with the Household Cavalry this morning in Datchet. http://t.co/9xrMyhFlMM

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Datchet has been heavily affected by the ongoing floods crisis and with further heavy rain due, there have been fears the situation could deteriorate.

Read: William tells media: Why don't you put notepads down and help?

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William and Harry's 'private effort' to help flooded town

Princes William and Harry have joined colleagues from the armed forces in helping to defend flooded Datchet, assisting with the supply of sandbags. A spokesperson said it was a "private effort".