Appeal for blood donors in Cumbria

The NHS Blood and Transplant service is urging people in Cumbria to give blood in the run-up to Christmas.

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"I'd have died" without blood donors

The director of an outdoor adventure centre in the Lake District says he wouldn't be alive if it wasn't for the blood transfusion he received after a road accident.

Sean Day from the Lake District Calvert Trust is now supporting a campaign to encourage more people to give blood over the Christmas period, when supplies are usually low.

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