Cherry Lodge Cancer Care AGM 2018

May 18, 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 of individuals – members, volunteers, therapists, staff, trustees and well wishers – who all have a ... 

Finding Hope on the Journey through Cancer

May 18, 2018

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, a patron of Cherry Lodge, who has been involved with the charity since its beginning. Her ... 

Cherry Lodge Spring Quiz 2018

May 6, 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 Quiz is already fixed for 8th September.) On Saturday 5th May 2018, at the start of ... 

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

April 24, 2018

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, which will stay open for a month after the event.) The, by now, almost statutory, post-marathon ... 

Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2018 Clothes Sale

April 10, 2018

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 wardrobes. However, believe they did, and a good number of ladies braved the rain to ... 

Cherry Lodge Easter Fair – an excellent event

March 29, 2018

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 Primary School, who sang beautifully under the guidance of their teacher Rhianna F.. There was ... 

Swing and Rat Pack Night for Cherry Lodge

March 13, 2018

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 a glass of Prosecco or fruit juice, people were able to participate in the splendid ... 

Big Half success – still time to sponsor Sarah!

March 5, 2018

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 Cherry Lodge send our heartfelt thanks to Sarah and her sponsors. If you haven’t sponsored ... 

John Lewis Place to Eat – £840 for Cherry Lodge

March 1, 2018

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 Cherry Lodge Cancer Care container. Cherry Lodge fundraising coordinator Tina Papasavva went to the Brent Cross ... 

Psychobilly Kicks Back again – with an enormous cheque for Cherry Lodge

February 8, 2018

The Psychobilly crowd returned to the Fiddlers Elbow in Kentish Town on Saturday 3rd February 2018 for another hugely successful charity festival against cancer. Psychobilly Kicks Back is the brainchild of Cherry Lodge supporter Steve (Ginger) Meadham. This year’s line up included 10 first-rate bands – The Neutronz; The Intolerants; Howlin Bones; Wigsville Spliffs; Knocksville; ...