NHS make appeal for blood donors

NHS Blood and Transplant is appealing for blood donors in the North Shields area.

The organisation will be holding a session at Methodist Church Hall, Hawkeys Lane, on Tuesday, October 8, from 1.30pm to 4pm, then 4.45pm to 7pm.

Donors must be aged 17 to 65, weigh more than 7stone 12lbs and in general good health.

To book an appointment call 0300 1232323 or visit www.blood.co.uk