Cherry Lodge Summer Quiz

The decision to add a Summer Quiz to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s fundraising event schedule proved to be extremely popular. This sell-out event was held on Saturday 10th August 2019 at our usual quiz venue: Mary Immaculate & St Peter’s … Continued

Mayor of Barnet’s Appeal – Cherry Lodge chosen

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is delighted to spread the word that we have been chosen as one of two charities to benefit from the Mayor of Barnet’s Appeal, 2019-2020. Reproduced below is the press release issued on behalf of Cllr. … Continued

Pamper Day at Cherry Lodge

The Pamper Day held on Sunday 30th June 2019 was a new – and very successful – fundraising initiative for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. It was the idea of a group of supporters, who got together to offer their complementary … Continued

Summer Soulstice 2019

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends huge thanks to the Soulstice crew for their ongoing support and for all their hard work and expertise which made this year’s festival – their 13th – such a fabulous success. Summer Soulstice 2019 was … Continued

Ladies’ Lunch with Cathy Martin

The Ladies’ Lunch held by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care on Tuesday 11th June 2019 was, as expected, a great success. The event was attended by 67 ladies, who spent a very enjoyable afternoon in the splendid surroundings of Old Fold … Continued

A Milly Day treat for Cherry Lodge Members

A group from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care were treated to a most enjoyable day out on Tuesday 11th June 2019, thanks to the generosity of Milly Days. The Milly Days charity invites people ‘living with difficulties’ of various kinds to … Continued

Summer 2019 CL Newsletter now online

The Summer 2019 issue of Cherry Lodge News has now been sent to everyone on the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care mailing list. It is also possible, via this website, to download a pdf of the newsletter to read onscreen or … Continued

Thank you to Cherry Lodge Volunteers

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care was delighted to hold a Thank You Tea Party for Volunteers at Howard House on Tuesday 4th June 2019. This event took place during national Volunteers’ Week, which takes place each year from 1st to 7th … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care AGM 2019

The Annual General Meeting of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care was held at Howard House, 23 Union Street, Barnet on Tuesday 14th May 2019. Proceedings began with a warm welcome from Margaret Clark, chairman of the CL Board of Trustees. Her … Continued

CL Annual Talk 2019: Power of Attorney

Following Cherry Lodge tradition, the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 14th May 2019 was followed by a short talk on a topic relevant to our work. This year’s speaker was Lorna Joussain and her talk was on ‘Power of Attorney’. … Continued

Cherry Lodge Spring Quiz 2019

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Spring Quiz, held on Saturday 4th May 2019, was as usual a great success. The event sold out well in advance and those fortunate enough to have a ticket arrived at Mary Immaculate and St … Continued

2019 London Marathon success stories

Congratulations from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to our five wonderful runners – Molly Burgess, Tony Chapman, Jennifer Oxley, Kieran Storey and Michael Storey, who were among the record 42,549 people who completed the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon, held on … Continued

Cherry Lodge’s 2019 Easter Fair

The Easter Fair held by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care on Saturday 13th April 2019 proved to be extremely popular. This annual event at St James Church, East Barnet is now well established and helpers at the door (photo 2) were … Continued

Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2019 Clothes Sale

Spring is now with us and local ladies in the know went in good numbers to Dawn Ledgard’s Spring Clothes Sale at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Wednesday 10th April 2019. There they found an impressive selection of beautiful … Continued

Collection for Cherry Lodge at Barnet FC game

An intrepid troop of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care volunteers, under the leadership of Kirsty M, ventured into the football cauldron of Barnet FC on Saturday 30th March 2019 to shake some buckets and collect money for our charity. Barnet, playing … Continued

CL Borehamwood Shop – farewell and thank you!

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care shop in Borehamwood is now sadly closed due to the expiry of the shop lease on 24th March 2019. For the past seven years, this large and welcoming shop has been an important source of … Continued

To Soulstice with Love Ball

’To Summer Soulstice with Love’ was the well chosen theme of the very successful ball held by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care on Saturday 16th February 2019. Some 220 people gathered together in a red and white themed dining room at … Continued

February 2019 Newsletter now online

The February 2019 issue of Cherry Lodge News has now been sent to everyone on the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care mailing list. It is also possible, via this website, to download a pdf of the newsletter to read onscreen or … Continued

Barnet Band 130th Anniversary Concert

On Saturday 2nd February 2019, The Barnet Band presented a special concert to celebrate the Band’s 130th anniversary and to raise money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Some 130 people (one for each year) came out on a cold and … Continued

Coffee Bean Festive Hamper Draw

Krimo and Paul of The Coffee Bean cafe and coffeehouse in The Spires Shopping Centre, Barnet have once again raffled a fabulous, festive hamper in support of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. This year’s hamper, worth £100, included a mouth-watering selection … Continued

Schoolchildren’s carols raised £1,000+ for Cherry Lodge

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends a massive thank you to all the schoolchildren (and their teachers) who together raised a fabulous £1,037.62 to help fund Cherry Lodge’s many information and support services for local people affected by cancer. Pupils from … Continued

Lights of Love Ceremony 2018

The annual Lights of Love Ceremony has a very special place on the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care calendar. This year’s event, held at the bandstand to the rear of The Spires shopping centre in Barnet, began soon after dark on … Continued

Volunteers’ Christmas Party 2018

The 2018 Cherry Lodge Cancer Care annual Volunteers’ Christmas Party was held at Howard House on Tuesday 4th December. The party was attended by over 50 people, who enjoyed a tasty buffet, liquid refreshments and a free raffle. This event … Continued

Cherry Lodge Christmas Market 2018

As people have now come to expect, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Christmas Market was most definitely a cut above the rest! This year’s event was held on Saturday 1st December 2018 in St James Church, New Barnet, which is a … Continued

Coffee Bean Festive Hamper Draw 2018

Krimo and Paul, proprietors of the Coffee Bean cafe and coffeehouse, are once again showing their support for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care by holding a fabulous, festive hamper raffle to raise money to help fund our much-needed cancer information and … Continued

Grand Annual Raffle 2018 – the Winners

The 2018 Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Grand Annual Raffle was drawn at the drop-in on Tuesday 9th October. The winners were: 1st Prize: Three nights in Bruges for two people, won by Mrs Calron 2nd Prize: Two-course dinner for two with … Continued