DUDLEY people are being urged to save a life by giving blood to help meet demand from West Midlands hospitals.

The NHS Blood and Transplant service is holding a session for donors at St Andrew’s Church, Bilston Street, on Friday March 7.

Sessions will be open from 1.30pm to 3.30pm and 4.30pm to 7.30pm, anyone wishing to make a donation is strongly advised to call the service’s 24 hour phone line on 0300 123 23 23 to book an appointment.

Just four per cent of Britain’s population give blood, for more information visit www.blood.co.uk