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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.

New Chairman for Big C

New Chairman for Big C

Big C, Norfolk and Waveney’s Cancer charity has appointed lay reader and former Marie Curie nurse Carolyn Sexton as its new chairman. She takes over from Philip Blanchflower who steps down from the role.

Carolyn said “my vision is to continue to grow the charity to meet the needs of people and families affected by cancer by a variety of means across Norfolk and Waveney.  I would like to support local research into the prevention and cure of this life threatening, life changing disease.”

She goes on to say “it is a big responsibility but also a privilege to be Chairman of such a respected charity with so much talent and expertise in our team of staff and trustees.”

“Philip has done a wonderful job of steering the charity during his chairmanship and I look forward to taking this work forward” she said.

Chris Philip Carolyn Big C
New Chairman for Big C. L-R: Philip Blanchflower, Carolyn Sexton and Dr Chris Bushby

Big C’s CEO Dr Chris Bushby added, “Philip’s leadership has ensured that Big C as a charity has developed strong foundations both in reputation and financially to continue to deliver its charitable aspirations. He has built strong relationships with the science community which has resulted in more than £10million being invested into world-class cancer research within the science and medical communities at Norwich Research Park. Together with the Trustees he has enabled the expansion of our Big C centres across the county that deliver vital care, support and information for those affected by cancer.”

Reflecting on his chairmanship, Philip added “It has been a great pleasure and privilege to serve Big C as a trustee and chairman over the past 19 years. A pleasure in so far as it has given me great personal satisfaction, and a privilege in that I have worked throughout that time with people whose sole objective has been to work for the benefit of others; and with staff who regard their occupation as a vocation and not just employment.  It is my sincere wish that this marvellous charity continues to enjoy the success it deserves.”

Dr Bushby added, “Big C is determined to expand the accessibility of its care, information and support services within the region, a passion shared by Carolyn, who is qualified both professionally and personally to help us drive forward in this area.”

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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.