The richest man in the South West has written a huge cheque to transform cancer care at one of our biggest hospitals. Sir James Dyson, whose company is worth around £2.5bn, has given £4m to help fund a centre at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
The seven figure sum was a gift from Mr Dyson's foundation which supports medical and scientific research projects.
It's hoped the mulit-million pound unit will produce similar success to the hospital's neonatal ward, which opened two years ago. Watch Tamsin Eames' report.
The Royal United Hospital's charity, theForever Friends Appeal, announced last year that it was starting its largest ever fundraising campaign, aiming to raise a minimum £5.5m towards the £20.5m cancer project, over the next three to four years. Following this donation, they have met their target and are now aiming to raise more. This will enable them to include state-of-the-art medical equipment, dedicated research facilities, as well as art and pastoral gardens.