National Transplant Week

This week marks National Transplant Week, when people are encouraged to sign up to become organ donors.

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200 metre ribbon wrapped around Carlisle Cathedral

It's hoped the bow will encourage more people to talk about organ donation Credit: fleshandblood campaign/Stuart Walker

A giant bow has been hung around Carlisle Cathedral to celebrate organ donation.

It marks the start of national transplant week.

The ribbon measures 200 metres long and is 2.5 metres high and took four hours to install by a team of seven people.

Organisers are hoping the event will encourage people to come forward and join the register.

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