Donate blood day

PEOPLE in Ripley are being asked to ‘make a date to donate’ blood at a forthcoming event.

Ripley Junior School on Poplar Avenue, in the town, is hosting a blood donation day on Saturday, June 18, to coincide with National Blood Week.

The school will be open between 10am and 12.45pm and then later between 2.15pm and 4.30pm.

New and existing donors are welcome. Call 0300 123 23 23 or visit www.blood.co.uk to make an appointment.