Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Autumn Quiz

September 11, 2018

The 2018 Cherry Lodge Autumn quiz was held at our popular quiz venue (Mary Immaculate & St Peter’s Church Hall, Somerset Road, New Barnet) on Saturday 8th September. As usual, this was a sell-out event and everyone was seated in good time – despite this also being the evening of The Last Night of the ... 

50k Peak District success – still time to sponsor

September 4, 2018

We are delighted to report that Amanda and Charlie L. have successfully completed their 50k TrekFest Challenge in aid of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Congratulations to them both – 50k (31 miles) is a long way to walk in a day, especially over a hilly moorland route taking in the summit of Kinder Scout (636m; 2,087ft), ... 

Big Payback – Summer Soulstice give Cherry Lodge big cheque for £35,000

August 27, 2018

The customary handing over of a big cheque from Summer Soulstice to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care took place on Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th August 2018 during the Big Payback soul music event at the Black Horse pub in Barnet. Summer Soulstice 2018, held on Saturday 23rd June, was generally regarded as one of the best ever ... 

Donation from Potters Bar Rotary Club

July 27, 2018

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 very welcome donation included nearly £300 raised by Rotarian John Godfrey and his wife Lyn, who ... 

Barnet children bake and sell cakes for Cherry Lodge

July 24, 2018

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 Cancer Care to help recompense for the £45,000+ stolen in the dreadful burglary after this ... 

Longdean School pupils support Cherry Lodge

July 24, 2018

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 Armitage, went to the Headteacher’s Assembly at the school and received a very welcome cheque for ... 

Order of Mercy for Freddy

July 17, 2018

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 service is granted by The League of Mercy, a UK registered charity that was re-founded on ... 

Danceathon and Coffee Bean present their big cheque for £4,582

July 16, 2018

Post updated on July 24, 2018 The final total raised jointly by pupils of Highstone Dance Academy at their Danceathon on 12th July 2018 (see below) and associated fundraising by the Coffee Bean coffee shop, plus Gift Aid, reached a fantastic £4,582. Our featured photograph (right) celebrates the handing over of a big cheque for the ... 

A Taste of the Caribbean

July 11, 2018

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 for us. Not surprisingly, there were plenty of takers for their invitation to join them ... 

2018 Families Day at Borehamwood

July 1, 2018

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 there to enjoy the attractions, which included free fairground rides, arena acts and more. There ...