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NHS Christmas appeal for more organ donors

Maxine Cowlin wants to thank her donor's family

The NHS are appealing for more people to join the organ donation register this Christmas.

There are 570 people in the South West waiting for an organ donation. Maxine Cowlin from Bridgwater is backing the campaign because she knows what that fees like.

Maxine was diagnosed with a rare liver disease when she was just 17, and had a transplant in October. She says her Christmas wish is that the family of her donor knew how thankful she was.

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Bristol City leave it late to stay top of League One

There were wins for all our League One sides.

Bristol City needed a late goal to beat Crawley and stay top of League One.

Luke Ayling's volley three minutes from time keeps them one point ahead of West Country rivals Swindon, who won 3-0 at Notts County. Andy Williams scored twice with Massimo Luongo also on-target at Meadow Lane.

Swindon Town's Andy Williams scores his second goal of the match against Notts County. Credit: Jon Buckle/EMPICS Sport

Gary Johnson will be celebrating tonight after beating his son Lee's team. Yeovil won 4-0 at Oldham, thanks to goals from Steve Arthurworrey, Simon Gillett, Sam Hoskins and Kieffer Moore.

In League Two, a stunning late equaliser from teenage sub Zack Kotwica earned Cheltenham a 1-1 draw at Mansfield.

A shock at the Memorial Stadium as Bristol Rovers lost at home to Bath City.

There was a shock in the FA Trophy this afternoon as Bath City won 2-0 at Bristol Rovers. Chas Hemmings and Frankie Artus scored the goals in the second half for the Conference South team.

Forest Green Rovers and Didcot will need a replay after a 2-2 draw at the New Lawn. Rovers chucked away a two-goal lead given to them by Jon Parkin and Marcus Kelly.

And Weston-super-Mare lost 3-1 at home to Farnborough.

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