The East of England Arena recently played host to NHS blood donation service as part of its long-standing support of the NHS, many people will have seen the venue lit up blue as part of the NHS support campaign in 2020.

The service had the use of the venue’s Peterborough Suite and hard standing outside, in order to set up their facility and donors, who had pre-booked via the NHS donor service, arrived in a Covid 19 Secure manner to give blood.

Venue director, Jason Lunn commented, “We were delighted to be able to offer NHS blood donation the facility, we have supported the amazing work done by the NHS and its personnel during the pandemic. Providing them a home of the day was the least we could do and I am pleased to say that they will be returning on the 16th and 24th of February, if anyone would like to register they should be sure to call the blood donation service helpline 0300 123 23 23 or check this link https://www.blood.co.uk/ and not call the venue as we will be unable to assist them.”