A leisure centre in Bellingham is being used as a mobile coronavirus testing unit over the weekend.

Run by the armed forces, Bellingham Leisure Centre is offering swab testing to eligible people with pre-booked appointments.

Slots can only be booked through the Government portal.

Bellingham Leisure Centre usually offers health and fitness facilities, including multiple football pitches.

More than 10 million key workers and their households are eligible for Covid-19 tests.

The Government claimed to have passed its target of 100,000 tests a day, however it was revealed that a substantial number of those counted had not in fact been carried out.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said 122,347 tests were performed in the 24 hours up to 9am on Friday, but some 27,497 kits sent out to homes were included