VILLAGERS can give blood at a Rubery church 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, August 28.

There are two opportunities to give blood, the first is between 1.45pm and 4pm, the second between 5pm and 7.30pm.

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