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.

Big C news

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: Practising Mindfulness at Home

Practising Mindfulness at Home By Kylie Sutton During these challenging and uncertain times, it is easy to become overwhelmed, stressed or anxious. A great way to combat these feelings and help relax your body and mind is to practice mindfulness. Below I have written some tips on how to practise

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Update about our Centre

Centre build postponed to 2021 COVID-19 and the impact is has had on our fundraising events for 2020 has meant that the Nearer to Home build has been temporarily suspended. We now expect the project to be completed during 2021 and our fundraising will continue with this aim. Donations would

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What is Trichology?

What is Trichology? By Shelley Line Local Trichologist Shelley Line is now offering her services to Big C service users who are living with and beyond cancer. Below she explains what Trichology is and how her services may be of benefit to those experiencing hair loss or thinning due to

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Online Support Group Meetings – July 2020

Big C’s Online Support Group Meetings for July 2020 Although our Big C Centres are temporarily closed due to COVID-19, most of our cancer support groups are now hosting online meetings via Zoom. Please see below information regarding the dates and times when each of our groups will be held

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: Men’s Health Week Q&A

Men’s Health Week Q&A With Julian Pollard Monday 15 to Sunday 21 June was Men’s Health Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of issues facing men’s health in the UK, such as cancer. Julian Pollard, Cancer Information Clinical Nurse Specialist at Big C, has answered some of the most

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Stories from Big C: Rute and Andy’s story

Rute and Andy’s Story Previous Next Rute Picao, who lived in Norwich and was suffering from terminal breast cancer, managed to summon ‘superhuman’ strength to achieve what had seemed an ‘impossible dream’ when she married partner Andy Ralph on May 15th, just a couple of days before her tragic and

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: Support for Carers

Support for Carers By Jenny Daly Becoming a carer, either as a young person or as an adult, for a family member, relative or friend who has been diagnosed with cancer can be stressful, but it can also be very rewarding. As a carer, your life will change as you

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Stories from Big C: Rod’s Story

Rod’s Story Rod was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017. The diagnosis came as a big surprise, and in addition to coming to terms with his diagnosis, it took him a while to overcome the side-effects from the treatment.  However, after 37 days of radiotherapy, support from Big C and

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Big C Volunteers

Volunteers’ Week: Steve, Jennifer and Janette’s story

For Volunteers’ Week, we spoke with three Big C volunteers – Steve, Jennifer and Janette – about their experience of volunteering; how they get started, what they enjoy about it and how it’s made a difference in their lives. Steve’s story: Steve Mingay has been a volunteer for the Big

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: How to work well from home

How to work well from home By Julie Taaffe Due to these unprecedented times, some of you may have been asked by your employer to work from home (WFH), or continue your daily work pattern within the confines your abode. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, many of you

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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.