Two heroic Norwich residents receive makeovers ahead of Simply Me/Jacamo store opening in Chapelfield

Opening of the new Simply Me/Jacamo store in the Intu Chapelfield shopping mall, with Rachel Clarke

Opening of the new Simply Me/Jacamo store in the Intu Chapelfield shopping mall, with Rachel Clarke and Tommy Simpson. - Credit: Mark Bullimore/East Anglian Picture Service

A man who has raised more than £1,000 for charity after fighting a brain tumour at 10 years old was given a VIP makeover when he helped unveil a new shop.

Tommy Simpson and Rachel Clarke were nominated by their family and friends to receive a make over for their hard work within the Norwich community.

They were helping new dual-facia Simply Be and Jacamo store, in intu Chapelfield, which opened on October 29.

The duo showed off their best poses to showcase outfits from the stores' collections.

Emma Stubbs, store manager, said: 'Who better to launch our new store than two local people who embody the spirit of Norwich?


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'We received a number of brilliant nominations so it was a tough decision to choose just two people; however Rachel and Tommy really stood out.'

She was nominated by her sister, who thought she deserved a day of pampering as a treat for her hard work caring for the family.

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Mr Simpson was nominated by his mother, Tracey Simpson.

He was diagnosed with a brain tumour when he was just 10 years old. Since then, he has organised a series of bake sales and a sponsored swim.

The Chapelfield store is the 12th joint Simply Be and Jacamo store to open in the UK.

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