People are being called to participate in a blood donation drive taking place later this month.

The National Blood service will be holding a blood drive at Allum Hall, in Allum Lane, Elstree, in two sessions on Wednesday, April 25.

The first session will begin at 1.45pm to 3.50pm and the second will start later at 5pm ending at 7.30pm.

People can donate blood if they are in good general health, between the ages of 17 and 65 and weigh more than 50kg.

To book an appointment to donate blood contact 0300 1232323.