Keith Ryrie recognised for donating blood for almost 40 years
A veteran blood donor from Ellesmere Port was among those honoured for rolling up their sleeves to help save lives.
Keith Ryrie was recognised for making 75 donations over 39 years.
The 57-year-old teaching assistant at Woodlands Primary School on Eddisbury Road, Whitby, was inspired to start giving blood after his mother required a transfusion.
He was among donors presented with commemorative crystal awards to mark their milestone achievements at several ceremonies held at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel near Chester.