CUMBRIA and Lancashire Health bosses are delight at an invitation has gone out for people to receive NHS vaccination centre in Blackburn.

Hundreds of people aged 8p and over will be offered a chance to book a Covid vaccination at a new large scale centre in Blackburn Cathedral.

Those living within 45 minutes of the site, and who haven’t already been vaccinated, will receive an invitation from the NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Service.

Jane Scattergood, Covid-19 Vaccination Director for Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System, said: “As the expansion of the Covid-19 vaccination programme continues to gather pace, we are delighted that Blackburn Cathedral will be used as a large vaccination centre.

“We are planning for more vaccination centres to go live across the Lancashire and South Cumbria county's over the next few weeks. We are asking the public to support the NHS by not contacting your GP about your vaccination, we will invite you when it is your time.”