A keen artist who has spent five years battling cancer has called on his creative flair to thank the hospital that has been supporting him.

Richard Prescot, from Gayton near King's Lynn, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer five years ago.

Mr Prescot, a grandfather-of-one, has leiomyosarcoma - an aggressive form of cancer that affects smooth, involuntary muscles.

Recently, the cancer has migrated into his bloodstream, meaning he regularly requires monitoring at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, where he also recently had an operation to remove nodules from his lung.

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The 75-year-old, who alongside his wife Christine has taken up oil painting as a hobby, has now donated three of the pair's works to the hospital as a token of his appreciation.

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The pair have produced three seascape oil paintings, which now take up pride of position in the hospital's cancer and wellbeing support centre.

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Mr Prescot said: "It is my pleasure to donate these paintings, which are inspired by the Brancaster coastline, to the centre which has been supporting me throughout my cancer journey.

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"There is no better way to say thank you in my eyes."

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Centre manager Vicky Mitchell said: "The paintings are absolutely beautiful.

"We get so many lovely comments about them from the staff and patients using the centre.

"Thank you to Richard and Christine for donating them."

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