Norwich City striker Steve Morison helps Sunshine Ladies Who Care raise funds for Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Norwich City striker Steve Morison has been helping a local fundraising group to collect over �1,000 for its cause.

The Wales international supported The Sunshine Ladies Who Care during their collection at the Tesco supermarket in Dereham.

The Canaries ace and his wife, leanne, have supported the group since it started raising funds for the Colney Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, the oncology and haematology department.

The group's aim is to raise �15,000 for a more relaxing waiting area for patients, including paintings, furniture refurbishment and a summerhouse for the garden area.

One of the organiser's, Annie Bush, of Wendling, near Dereham, said: 'I would like to thank on behalf of the Sunshine Ladies Steve and Leanne Morison for all their help and support. They have supported us from the start of our campaign and have helped to boost our funds.

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'We collected at Tesco in Dereham and Steve came and gave his support, and on Saturday we collected at Roys in Dereham and between the two collected nearly �1,000.

'We would like to say a big thank you to these stores for letting us do this. Our target is �15,000 and since December we have raised getting on for �10,000 for the oncology wards.'

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