Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

You may wish to fundraise yourself, with family and friends or within your local group. Whatever the idea, be it large or small, we know you will have a great time raising vital funds for Big C.

Did you know we have 12 charity shops across Norfolk including a dedicated Craft Supplies Shop, Furniture Emporium, Bridal and a high-end fashion Boutique? We are always looking for high quality donations.


We are always looking for volunteers including in our Support Centres, shops and at our Fundraising events. Volunteering is a great way to spend some free time, meet new people, and gain experience.

Help us build a new Cancer Support Centre in Norwich. Support our vision to bring greater cancer care nearer to home. Donate now.


Our Vision

To enable Norfolk & Waveney to be a centre of excellence for the provision of cancer services, and to contribute to the international reputation for excellence in cancer research locally.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to the fight against cancer and its effect on the individual and the family. To this end we aim to promote partnerships between the statutory, private and voluntary sectors, which together will develop first class cancer research and services. We will become the go to organisation for the people of Norfolk & Waveney when cancer support and information services are required.

Big C Board of Trustees:

Prof. Dylan Edwards: Chair

Retired Pro-Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and Chair of Cancer Studies, University of East Anglia.

Jon Humphreys: Vice Chair

Retired Relationship Director, Santander, Norwich.

Prof. Kristian Bowles MBE

Consultant Haematologist and Physician (NNUH) and Professor of Haematology (Norwich Medical School, UEA).

Helen Cordingley

Solicitor at Birketts, Norwich, specialising in tax and succession planning, wills and the administration of trusts.

Simon Crocker

Retired gynaecologist/oncologist, NNUH.

Marilyn Martin: Treasurer

Accountant and retired former regional managing partner for BDO (East Anglia).

Paige Gouldthorpe

Associate Lawyer at Fosters Solicitors LLP, specialising in drafting simple and complex wills, lasting powers of attorney, Court of Protection and probate applications.

Peter Lamble

Retired Director (Shoe Industry).

Sharon Johnson

Executive Vice President, Delivery Management, (Vectura Limited) and former Executive Officer of a global pharmaceutical contract development & manufacturing company.

Alison Lanchester

Director of Fundraising with over 24 years of leadership, fundraising and income generation experience in the voluntary sector.

Alan Stephens

Retired dentist and Chair of Together Against Cancer.

Denise Troughton

Course Leader, IQA and Lecturer – Teacher Development Unit & Governor on Corporation Board (City College Norwich) and End Point Assessment Internal Quality Assurer (Chartered Institute of Management).

Dr Noreen Cushen-Brewster

Principle Investigator and Associate Professor, School of Health and Sports Science – University of Suffolk.

Karen Vincent ACMA, CGMA

Elected Member Broadland District Council and Norfolk County Council and Chartered Management Accountant.

Founder & President

David Moar MBE

Former Chair and Big C Trustee

Retired agricultural representative (Anglian Farmers)

Vice President

Theresa Cossey MBE

Former Big C Trustee

Co-Founder and Member of LILAC (Ladies In League Against Cancer)

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Find out how Big C can support you and your family if you’ve been affected by cancer.

We can help to improve your quality of life, physical health, and mental wellbeing.

Some people take to the skies, run, jump, walk, swim and cycle whilst others make tea, bake cakes or shave heads.

What will you do to make a difference?

Two men from Norfolk who found themselves with cancer and having to travel for treatment, vowed local people would have access to the best treatment and support … and in 1980 the Big C Appeal was formed.