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Kind-hearted donors can head to St Olave’s Parish Hall, in Mark Lane, Fenchurch Street to give blood on May 4 from 9.30am to 11.30am, and from 1pm to 4pm.It will also be the venue for donor sessions on May 10 and May 20 from 9.30am to 11.30am, and from 1pm to 4pm.

Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden will be holding donor sessions on May 23 from 9.30am to 12.30, and from 2pm to 4pm.

You can also head to East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf on May 9 if you’re feeling generous for sessions from 9.30am to 11.30am, and from 1pm to 4pm.

The Upper Hall at the Bishopsgate Institute is the venue for giving blood on June 6 from 9.40am to 11.30am, and from 1pm to 4pm.

You can roll up your sleeves at the Conference Room at the Salvation Army International HQ on May 17 and May 24 from 9.45am to 11.30am, and from 1pm to 4pm.

And finally for this week, the YMCA Hall in Errol Street in Barbican, will be holding sessions on Friday May 27 from 9.30am to 11.30am, and from 1pm to 4pm.

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For more details on how to give blood, call 0300 123 23 23 seven days, 24 hours a day or visit

Blood donor chiefs are keen for people to give with a number of Bank Holidays coming up, so please do all you can to support our campaign, now in its fourteenth year, and keep stocks up.

Donor chiefs have also put out a request for people to come forward during the Bank Holiday Period for Easter and also the following weekend , when the nation celebrates the Royal Wedding.

Stocks usually fall during Bank Holidays and with two on top of each other for the first time, plus the start of the holiday period for many families, there’s a special plea to do your bit.

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