New Blood

Speaker Lloyd Scott presenting blood donors Molly Buckingham, from Beccles, with her 75 donations award, Myrtle Haken, from Halesworth, with her 100th, Sue Hardy, from Frostenden, with her 75th, and Jonathan Vander-Molen, from Halesworth, with his 75th.

Blood donors recognised for saving up to 975 lives

Four blood donors have been recognised for their selfless good deeds, after reaching significant milestones.

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Vicki Kerr who had a blood transfusion after the birth of her son Thomas Russen, 7. With them are Vicki's partner Adie Russen, and their daughter, Ellie Russen, 5. Picture: Denise Bradley

Nearly 1,000 people sign up to be blood donors

Thousands of lives will be saved this winter after EDP readers pledged to roll up their sleeves and become blood donors.

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Billy Blood Drop signs up new blood donors from the Norwich Operatics Society who are backing the EDP and Evening News New Blood Campaign.
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Norfolk and Norwich operatic society support our New Blood campaign

A Norwich theatrical group, which is currently preparing to stage its performance of Sweeney Todd, has shown its support for the Evening News’s New Blood campaign.

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The Reception area of the National Blood Bank at Colindale, London, where the blood arrives and is sorted. 
Picture: Denise Bradley

Video: New blood campaign: Where does your blood go once it has been donated?

Thousands of units of donated blood, collected from people in East Anglia, are brought to the NHS Blood and Transplant centre in Colindale.

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Jane Peabody (left) and Angela Lythgoe  outside The Forum in Norwich on the NHS Blood and Transplant recruitment drive. Photograph Simon Parker

New Blood campaign signs up 50 people at Norwich recruitment day

The EDP’s New Blood campaign has been boosted by 50 new donors after a recruitment day in Norwich – with hundreds more people given the tools to become lifesavers.

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Blood from donors is scanned at the N&N haematology department.  Photo: Bill Smith

New Blood campaign: How donated blood is used

As part of the New Blood campaign to recruit 750 new donors this Christmas, we found out how blood stocks are used

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The Reception area of the National Blood Bank at Colindale, London, where the blood arrives and is sorted. 
Picture: Denise Bradley

New Blood campaign: Readers answer the call to help save lives

Readers of the EDP were today praised for answering our call and helping to save or improve the lives of at least 300 people in just over a week.

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Media students from Sir John Leman high school, Beccles interview former footballer, Darren Huckerby to launch the school's new tv station.  Picture: Nick Butcher

Former Canaries star Darren Huckerby supports our New Blood campaign

Canary legend Darren Huckerby has thrown his support behind the EDP and Evening News’ New Blood campaign, which aims to recruit 750 new blood donors during December.

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David Powles gives blood for the first time during a session at the Ramada Jarvis Hotel.
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Opinion: Why people chose to give blood

What’s the thing many people don’t have a lot of at the moment, especially at this time of the year? Money.

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Norwich School pupils who enjoyed a visit from NHS Blood and Transplant Service before signing up for to be part of the New Blood Campaign. Front Lizzie Hibberd, left Will Everden, right Rebecca Cadman and back Sam Jamieson. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich youngsters sign up to become blood donors

Students at the Norwich School showed their support for the Evening News and EDP New Blood campaign when 20 teenagers signed up to become donors.

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First time blood donor Peter Raven being prepared by David Trepte at the session at Carrow Road.  Photo: Bill Smith

New blood campaign: Just roll up your sleeve to save some lives

Giving blood for the first time can be a daunting task. But the process – from walking through the door to resting with a cup of tea and a biscuit – usually takes less than an hour.

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The team at the blood donor session at Carrow Road.  From left: Dawn Walker, Chris Simmonds, David Trepte, Jude Atkin and Pippa Trent.  Photo: Bill Smith

New Blood campaign: meet the team

With early starts and late finishes, members of the Norfolk donor team are out collecting blood most days of the year.

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Blood donor session at Carrow Road. Lauren Strong.  Photo: Bill Smith

Info-graphic: New blood day three: meet the donors

More than 7,000 blood donations are needed every single day of the year.

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Sue Little. Picture: James Bass

How blood donors saved our lives: Norfolk people tell their stories

This week the Evening News and the EDP have launched a campaign to recruit 750 new blood donors during December.

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New blood donors - How you can help

Anyone aged between 17 and 65, weighing more than 50kg (seven stone 12lbs) and in general good health could potentially start saving lives by becoming a blood donor.

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New blood donors - join the 4pc

The EDP and Evening News are launching the New Blood campaign, in association with NHS Blood and Transplant, which manages voluntary donations nationally, to recruit 750 new donors during this month of December.

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New blood donors - Where and when to donate

The EDP is launching the New Blood campaign, in association with NHS Blood and Transplant, which manages voluntary donations nationally, to recruit 750 new donors during this month of December. Find out where and when you can donate.

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New blood donors campaign: We need you

Save a life this winter and sign up to become a blood donor – that is the plea to people across Norfolk today.

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