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National Transplant Week

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

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Carlisle Cathedral backs National Transplant Week

A hug red ribbon has been tied around Carlisle Cathedral to mark national transplant week.

On average three people every day die in the UK because of a shortage of organs.

This year's partnership between the NHS and churches around the country is designed to encourage more people to sign the organ donation register. Kim Inglis has more.

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