NHS Blood and Transplant Services are appealing for young people to donate blood, after seeing a 50 per cent donation decline in the last 12 months.
Over 100 people attended a Give Blood event at Broughton Astley Village Hall in Leicestershire today.
Holly Mason, Lead Donor Manager in Leicestershire, says that blood donations from young adults have rapidly declined in the last decade.
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