DONORS are needed to give blood in Wareham.

Currently a blood donation session set for Swanage & Wareham RFC, Bestwall Road, Wareham, on Wednesday, September 18, is only 58 per cent full.

A NHS Blood and Transplant spokesman said: "Blood donation saves lives. Patients at local hospitals rely on people giving blood.

"Please call 0300 123 23 23 or visit to book an appointment to donate.

"All donors are asked to make appointments or to call ahead rather than walking in."

The Swanage & Wareham RFC blood donation session takes place 12.25-3.30pm and 4.30-7.30pm.