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After a heavy storm, a boy walked along the beach throwing the stranded starfish back into the sea.

A man watching shouted "there are too many of them - it won’t make any difference."

As the boy threw another starfish back into the sea, he smiled and replied "it made a difference to that one!"

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Star Throwers Cancer Centre
30 Melton Road
Norfolk NR18 0DB

01953 423304


Centre is open Monday - Friday 10am to 4pm

Star Throwers Charity Shop
10 Middleton Street
Norfolk NR18 0AD

01953 798426


Registered Charity in England & Wales
Number: 1127037

Welcome to Star Throwers - caring and supporting people affected by cancer

Star Throwers is a cancer support charity in Norfolk dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer. We have a team of experienced and compassionate Doctors, Nurses, Complementary Therapists, Counsellors and kindhearted Volunteers who guide, support and care for cancer patients and their carers at any stage of their journey.

Please click on What We Do and Services and Facilities to find out more.

How To Contact Us

If you are affected by cancer or know someone affected by cancer, call us on 01953 423304 for more information on how we can help. Alternatively, please email us at info@starthrowers.org.uk

Our Cancer Centre/Head Office is address:
30 Melton Road, Wymondham, Norfolk NR18 0DB
We are open from Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm

Our Charity Shop contact details are:
10 Middleton Street, Wymondham NR18 0AD
Tel 01953 798426
Open 9am - 430pm.

How You Can Help Us

If you are keen to donate or raise funds to support our work, please visit our Help or Donate page.

A Short Tour of Star Throwers

Please note: whilst most of the content from the video below is still accurate, there are a few aspects that has since changed, including that we now have 3 full time members of staff to ensure we deliver a high quality service to our visitors. Additionally, to clarify, we have both male and female volunteers.

Star Throwers is CQC Registered. See www.cqc.org.uk for more information.