BLOOD donors are invited to a session in Morpeth later this week.
NHS Blood and Transplant will hold the session at Storey Park Community Centre on Friday.
It will run from 1.30pm to 4.15pm, and from 5pm to 7pm.
Most people aged 17 and over and in general good health will be able to donate.
Hospitals need up to half a million units of blood between November and New Year.
For more information visit www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123123.