CL shops are looking good this Christmas!

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care shop managers and volunteers have been working hard to make this a really successful Christmas season for our two shops in Barnet and Borehamwood. If you haven’t visited them recently, please try to find time to … Continued

Coffee Bean Christmas Raffle

The Coffee Bean cafe and coffeehouse in The Spires Shopping Centre, Barnet is once again supporting Cherry Lodge Cancer Care with a Christmas Raffle featuring a fantastic Festive Hamper worth around £100. This year’s hamper contains bottles of brandy, pinot … Continued

Volunteers Christmas Party 2017

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care relies on volunteers to work alongside staff members to provide its wide range of information and support services to people affected by cancer. Our annual Volunteers Christmas Party was held at Howard House on Tuesday 5th … Continued

Cherry Lodge Christmas Fair 2017

Once again, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its annual Christmas Fair at what is becoming our favourite venue, St James Church, New Barnet. In the planning stages, a lot of thought went into how to improve the layout of our … Continued

Lights of Love Ceremony 2017

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its annual Lights of Love Ceremony on Sunday 26th November 2017. Despite the very cold weather, some 50 people gathered at the bandstand of Barnet’s Spires Shopping Centre to take part in this very special … Continued

Earlybird Tickets for Summer Soulstice 2018 are Now Onsale!

A limited number of Earlybird etickets for Summer Soulstice 2018 is now on sale. This fantastic annual Soul festival, raising funds for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, will take place on Saturday 23rd June 2018 at Old Elizabethans Memorial Playing Fields, … Continued

Please support CL at John Lewis The Place to Eat

We are spreading the good news that Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has been chosen to take part in the Community Matters scheme currently running at the Place to Eat restaurant at John Lewis, Brent Cross. The Community Matters scheme in … Continued

Grand Annual Raffle 2017 – the Winners

The winners of the 2017 Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Grand Annual Raffle, drawn at the Tuesday 3rd October drop-in, were: 1st Prize: Three nights in Bruges for two people, won by Sandra Clark 2nd Prize: Afternoon Tea for four at West … Continued

Dawn Ledgard Autumn 2017 Fashion Sale

It was a lovely Autumn day for Dawn Ledgard’s twice yearly Clothes Sale at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Wednesday 25th October 2017. Fashion-loving ladies turned out in good numbers to supplement their wardrobes at the start of the … Continued

Pink Tombola in The Spires

On 21st October 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care once again put up its Pink Barrow Tombola stall in The Spires Shopping Centre in Barnet. The purpose was not only to draw attention to national Breast Cancer Awareness Month but also … Continued

Thank you to Summer Soulstice … and others

A select group of about 30 people gathered at Howard House on Monday 16th October 2017 for a thank you reception. This was primarily an opportunity for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to thank the wonderful Soulstice crew for their ongoing … Continued

Barn Dance at Arkley

On Saturday 14th October 2017 the village hall in Arkley was alive with Cherry Lodge friends and families having a fun time dancing, jigging and foot tapping. It was lovely to see a whole range of ages in the room … Continued

Autumn 2017 Newsletter is now online

Everyone on the Cherry Lodge mailing list should by now have received their Autumn 2017 copy of ‘Cherry Lodge News’ in the post. It is also possible, via this website, to download a pdf of the newsletter to read onscreen … Continued

Eat, Sing and be Merry!

Supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care helped raise funds for our charity on Sunday 17th September 2017 by taking up the invitation to ‘Eat, Sing and be Merry’ at North Enfield Conservative Club. Thank you very much indeed to Meriel … Continued

Soulstice Payback 2017 – two huge cheques!

Following tradition, August Bank Holiday Sunday 2017 was Summer Soulstice Big Payback Day for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. However, this year’s event at the Black Horse in Barnet was even more special than usual. As well as being able to … Continued

An Evening of Poetry and Music

This Cherry Lodge Cancer Care event on Saturday 22nd July 2017 was a great success, with people braving the rain to come to be entertained with an evening of poetry and song. Despite the weather there was standing room only … Continued

Summer Festival on Barnet Church Green

On Saturday 8th July 2017, a good crowd flocked to the Summer Festival held on the Green outside St John the Baptist Church in Barnet. The weather could not have been better and the Festival was very well organised indeed. … Continued

Hope and Glory Charity Brunch 2017

On Sunday 2nd July 2017, Norman and Myra Goldberg once again opened their lovely house and magnificent garden to hold their annual charity brunch in support of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and Parkinson’s UK. It was a beautiful summer’s day, … Continued

Borehamwood Families Day 2017

In the run up to the 2017 Borehamwood Families Day, we were told by Terry Forster, assistant manager of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Borehamwood charity shop, that this is a day that she always really looks forward to – and … Continued

Summer Soulstice 2017 – another great day!

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care thanks everyone who helped make the 2017 Summer Soulstice festival in Barnet such a great day out for all the family. Unlike the extreme heat which engulfed everybody on the actual solstice day, the weather for … Continued

Blue Hills Open Garden

The weather was not perfect on Sunday 4th June 2017 but it was good enough for around 150 supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to take up Anne Bickel’s invitation to look around her wonderful garden in Arkley. The Blue … Continued

Thank You to Cherry Lodge Volunteers

Volunteers are hugely important to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and this fact was recognised at the special Thank You Tea Party held at Howard House on Friday 2nd June 2017. The event was organised by Yvonne Shield, CL’s Volunteer Coordinator, … Continued

Summer Newsletter is now online

The Summer 2017 Cherry Lodge Newsletter is currently being mailed to everyone on the CL mailing list. The newsletter is also available, via this website, to download as a pdf to be read onscreen or printed out. This issue of … Continued

Live Life Live Well – a fun and upbeat day!

The ‘Life Life Live Well’ event held by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care on Monday 15th May 2017 certainly lived up to its promise to be fun and upbeat as well as informative and useful. This second Cherry Lodge ‘healthy living … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care AGM 2017

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its 2017 Annual General Meeting at the Cherry Lodge Centre, Howard House, Union Street, Barnet on Tuesday 16th May. The meeting was attended by approximately 50 people, including members, volunteers, staff, trustees and a patron, … Continued

‘Move4You’ Cancer Physical Activity Programme

As is customary, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s AGM on 16th May 2017 was followed by a talk on a topic linked to the charity’s work to provide information and support to people affected by cancer. Our speaker this year was … Continued

Try Bowls for Fun – and support Cherry Lodge

Barnet Bowls Club is supporting Cherry Lodge Cancer Care by inviting you to come along to the club for a free weekend taster lesson. This is a great chance to find out if lawn bowls is for you. Also, donations … Continued