RUBERY residents are being asked to give blood this month.

NHS Blood and Transplant is appealing for volunteers to attend the blood donor session being held at Beacon Church Centre, in Whetty Lane, Rubery.

The session is taking place on Thursday, May 29.

There will be two chances to give blood; the first between 1.45pm and 4pm, the second between 5pm and 7.30pm.

It is strongly recommended to book an appointment before attending by calling 0300 123 23 23.