Could you be a donor?

RESIDENTS in Northumberland can make a life-saving start to the year by giving blood.

NHS Blood and Transplant is holding a donor session at Ponteland Memorial Hall in Darras Hall on Thursday, January 30.

It will run from 1.45pm to 4pm, and from 4.45pm to 7pm.

For more information, or to make an appointment, call 0300 123 2323 or visit