Nearer To Home

A new cancer support
centre for the heart of Norwich

Our vision to bring greater cancer care nearer to home.

Every day we see first hand the impact cancer has on individuals, families and friends. Around 1,100 people every year are diagnosed with cancer in the Norwich area. This makes up 14% of the 8,400 people that are diagnosed with cancer each year in Norfolk and Waveney.

This, coupled with the fact that more people are living longer with and beyond cancer, means Big C’s support services are in higher demand than ever before.

This is why we have launched the ‘nearer to home’ appeal. We need to raise £500,000 to build a new Cancer Support Centre in the heart of the Norwich community.

Help us create a space that will changes lives.

Working with Norwich based architects, Purcell, we are repurposing an existing building on Dereham Road in Norwich to develop an accessible, open space for local people affected by cancer. Using the design of our existing Centre at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital as inspiration, we will create an innovative, modern, caring environment to provide the very best care.

We need your support.

To make this vision a reality, we need you. Every pound donated to the appeal will go directly to the build and development of this vital new Centre to support local people. 

Will this replace your existing Norwich Centre?

No, our existing Norwich Centre in the grounds of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will still be there.

We know that it is not always easy for people to visit our Centre at the hospital, or they do not wish to return to the hospital once they have finished treatment.

This is why the new Norwich Centre will work alongside our existing Centre, to ensure that everyone affected by cancer in Norwich and the surrounding area has access to the best care and support, close to the community, where and when they need us most.

anonymous donor£10I would like to donate to the nearer to home appeal as it will make such a difference to me as I have to get 4 buses to the Norfolk & Norwich, I have cancer so not every day is good, so this will be lovely Linda
Greg Munford£150
Linda Chandler£10
Jason and Joanne Lawrence£450Wedding Day Donations to Nearer to Home
Mr & Mrs Shorten £300Wedding Anniversary donation
Diane £100
Brian Taylor£1,100
Hazel £101
Cromer Craft Ladies £400
Capron and Helliwel £2,000
Harry £2,221
Jackie Austin£10
Christine Humphries£20
anonymous donor£185
Bernice Jobling£10Having seen my daughter in Australia helped by having amenities such as this I know how much it means to all the family.
anonymous donor£20
Laraine Kuntze£50
Barbara Wilson£40
anonymous donor£10
Sara Durrant£20
National Citizen Scheme Students £125
Wroxham and Bure Valley Rotary Club £1,000
anonymous donor£20
Eloise Bowles£600
Rachel Lane Fund £5,000
Jarrold Retail£10,000Jarrold is thrilled to help ensure that more people in Norwich can benefit from Big C’s fantastic services
Jane Cottrell£20Great cause. Good luck!
Bhimduth Ramseebaluck£50This is a well deserving cause
Greg Pye£10
Breckland Council £3,875Chairman Richard Duffield raised £3875.18 after selecting Big C as his chosen charity for during 2018/19.

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