Kate’s Big Swim – can you sponsor her?

Kate Burdett (aka Murphy), a member of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, has signed up for a novel fundraising challenge to thank Cherry Lodge for its ongoing support (see her story below). Over a two-week period in October 2018, Kate will … Continued

Soulstice fundraising update – over £27,000 raised

The total raised to date (1st August 2018) on the Soulstice crowd funding page is a fabulous £27,370. Can you help Soulstice raise the outstanding 9% of the £30,000 target? The page will stay open until 1st September 2018. The … Continued

Donation from Potters Bar Rotary Club

On Tuesday 24th July 2018, the Rotary Club of Potters Bar handed over a cheque for £500 to help Cherry Lodge Cancer Care continue to provide its much needed, free information and support services for people affected by cancer. This … Continued

Barnet children bake and sell cakes for Cherry Lodge

A group of Barnet children got together to put on a very successful fundraising cake sale at The Spires on Saturday 21st July 2018. The sale, which raised a very useful £135.13, was organised to raise money for Cherry Lodge … Continued

Longdean School pupils support Cherry Lodge

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends special thanks to the pupils of Franklin House at Longdean School in Hemel Hempstead for choosing us to be their House Charity for the year. On Friday, 20th July 2018, Cherry Lodge’s Vice Chair, Sarah … Continued

Order of Mercy for Freddy

On Monday 16th July 2018, Freddy Kater, one of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s longest serving volunteers, went to Mansion House in the City of London to receive the badge of the Order of Mercy. This very prestigious award for voluntary … Continued

A Taste of the Caribbean

Over the years, Myra and Norman Goldberg have gained a well-deserved reputation for being brilliant party hosts. They are also committed supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and their big annual fundraising events have raised a substantial amount of money … Continued

2018 Families Day at Borehamwood

The sun shone brightly on Saturday 30th June 2018 for this year’s fun-filled Families Day at Borehamwood, part of Elstree and Borehamwood’s Annual Civic Festival. As usual, the event was held at Meadow Park and people of all ages flocked … Continued

Ladies Lunch at Old Ford Manor Golf Club

The midsummer lunchtime fundraising event put on by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care at Old Ford Manor Golf Club on Wednesday 28th June 2018 was an excellent opportunity for local ladies to lunch with friends while raising money for Cherry Lodge’s … Continued

Burglary at Soulstice HQ – over £45,000 stolen

Word is spreading fast about the terrible burglary at Soulstice HQ on Sunday 24th June 2018. Cherry Lodge is being kept informed of all developments. Updates will be posted here and on the Summer Soulstice website. UPDATE (28th June 2018):  … Continued

Summer Soulstice 2018 – another splendid festival!

The report included below was written by our roving reporter, Freddy Kater, before Cherry Lodge Cancer Care received the terrible news that £45,000 has been stolen from Summer Soulstice HQ. Click here for more information on the burglary or visit … Continued

Cherry Lodge Newsletter Spring-Summer 2018

Everyone on the Cherry Lodge mailing list should by now have received their Spring-Summer 2018 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

Rumble with the Agents supporting Cherry Lodge Cancer Care

‘Rumble with the Agents’ has raised a fabulous £16,300 for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. This annual white-collar charity boxing event was held on Thursday 24th May 2018 at The Holiday Inn Finchley Central, in association with Landlord Action and sponsored … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care AGM 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care was held at Howard House, 23 Union Street, Barnet on Tuesday 15th May 2018. Margaret Clark, chairman of Cherry Lodge, opened the proceedings with a warm welcome to the assembled group … Continued

Finding Hope on the Journey through Cancer

As is customary, the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care AGM, held this year on Tuesday 15th May 2018, was followed by  a short talk on a topic relating to the work of our charity. This year’s speaker was Janet Doyle Blunden, … Continued

GDPR: Protecting your Personal Data

General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR New legislation means the way we contact you and store your personal data is changing. The aim of the changes is to strengthen the safety and security of data held within organisations. At Cherry … Continued

Cherry Lodge Spring Quiz 2018

There is no doubt at all that Cherry Lodge Cancer Care quizzes are getting better and better! If proof of this is needed, our 2018 Spring Quiz sold out within days of being first advertised. (The date of our Autumn … Continued

Could you run 10k for Cherry Lodge?

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is looking for runners to take part in the Virgin Sport British 10K in London on Sunday 15th July 2018. This is a fun event and a great way to raise funds for Cherry Lodge’s much … Continued

Post-Race Report on Cherry Lodge’s 2018 London Marathon Runners

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care had six successful runners in the 2018 London Marathon: Dee Churchill;  Emily Cole;  Mandy Gould;  Dominic Holmes;  Agnes McGarvey and Mike Todd. (Clicking on one of the names in blue will take you to that runner’s online fundraising page, … Continued

Please support our London Marathon runners!

UPDATE: Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends a big thank you to our six runners in the 2018 Virgin London Marathon, which took place in unseasonably hot weather on Sunday 22nd April. If you haven’t done so already, please can you … Continued

Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2018 Clothes Sale

Customers at Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2018 Clothes Sale, held at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Monday 9th April 2018, needed an act of faith to believe that they would soon be able to leave their winter outfits in their … Continued

Cherry Lodge Easter Fair – an excellent event

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care 2018 Easter Fair was held on Saturday 28th March at St James church, East Barnet and, as eggspected, this was an excellent seasonal event. The Fair was officially opened at 11am by children from Livingstone … Continued

Cherry Lodge Fundraising Events reminder, March to June 2018

The fundraising team at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is very pleased to remind our website readers of our fundraising events programme from March to June 2018. Swing Night on Saturday 10th March Easter Craft Fair on 24th March Dawn Ledgard … Continued

Swing and Rat Pack Night for Cherry Lodge

On Saturday 10th March 2018 the Holiday Inn at Elstree rocked to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s ‘Swing and Rat Pack Night’. Some 70 people had a truly great time at this very well organised fundraising event. Having been welcomed with … Continued

Big Half success – still time to sponsor Sarah!

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is delighted to report that Sarah Finlay successfully completed the Big Half marathon for us on Sunday 4th March 2018. By Monday 5th March, she had raised an impressive £828 including Gift Aid and we at … Continued

John Lewis Place to Eat – £840 for Cherry Lodge

Thank you from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to John Lewis, Brent Cross for supporting us through their Community Matters scheme. Thank you also to the many customers at the store’s Place to Eat restaurant who put their green tokens into the … Continued

Volunteers needed for Cherry Lodge’s Barnet Shop

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care shop in Church Passage, Barnet is urgently looking for more volunteers. We need enthusiastic and reliable people who can spare half a day each week to help serve customers, sort donations, iron clothes and keep … Continued