Lesley’s Story

Sunflowers is a sunny helpful place to be, everyone always has a smile and my exercise classes make me smile. Massage and reiki help me to relax. 

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Marg’s Story

Sunflowers to me is everything positive for people living with cancer or who have family suffering from cancer and survivors too who are now cured. We have a series of relaxation therapies and classes. It is such a happy place where we can forget about our troubles, we support each other, and the art class […]

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Maurice’s Story

Last year when I started treatment for prostate cancer, I picked up a Sunflowers leaflet at the hospital. I was interested in the art group; I had been too busy to do any painting for years, so it seemed like a good way to kick start what had been a profitable hobby. A year on […]

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Lisa’s Story

Sunflowers has helped me on so many levels, it is a welcoming comfortable place where I can be myself and talk to people who understand my situation. I have had complementary therapies, yoga and mindfulness and have learned craft skills and met some lovely people. I always go home feeling better.

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Maxine’s Story

Hi everybody, my name is Maxine and I came to Sunflowers nearly a year ago to the support group due to losing my husband who died of cancer at age 50 years old. Sunflowers has helped me a lot by meeting new people who can relate to what I am going through, and the staff […]

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Karen’s Story

In 2015, not long after I started working here, a lady called Karen literally shuffled through the front door at Sunflowers, looking very poorly, wearing a headscarf and using a walking aid. Karen told me her story as I registered her for the service. Karen had stage 3 breast cancer and was going through chemotherapy treatment. […]

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What Sunflowers means to me

“At the age of 36 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I started using Sunflowers towards the end of 6 months of chemotherapy, I was bald, exhausted and pretty terrified. As a younger person with cancer my days were often spent on my own whilst everyone else was at work, I wasn’t able to socialise […]

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Steph’s Story

Bobby and all the staff at sunflowers are amazing, the work they do is Just invaluable. It certainly has been vital to my recovery both physically and mentally. I Regularly attend Pilates, counselling and the fundraisers Bobby and the team organise. Admittedly, I was reluctant to enter into anything new during and after such a […]

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