TOWNSFOLK are being given the chance to roll up their sleeves and give blood at a donor session.

NHS Blood and Transplant is appealing for volunteers to attend the next Bromsgrove session, to help meet the demand for blood from local hospitals.

It is being held at the Spadesbourne Suite of the Council House, in Burcot Lane on Saturday, August 30.

There will be two opportunities to give blood.

The first is from 10am until 12.15pm, the second from 1.45pm to 3.30pm.

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