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

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

Singers Wanted! Come and have Fun!

If you enjoy singing, then you might like to join the Cherry Lodge Singing Group, which meets at Howard House on Wednesdays from 4 to 5pm. Click on the image below to enlarge it.

Dawn Ledgard’s Autumn 2018 Clothes Sale

Ladies with an eye for fashion found plenty of interest at Dawn Ledgard’s seasonal clothes sale on Wednesday 24th October 2018. As Dawn’s regular customers have discovered, these sales, held every six months at the Hadley Wood Association Centre, provide … Continued

Pink Barrow Tombola 2018

Every year, in October, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sets up its pink tombola stall in The Spires Shopping Centre. The aim is to remind Barnet’s many shoppers that this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, while also raising money to help … Continued

Cherry Lodge Supporters’ Evening

Once again, the Chairman, trustees and staff of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care invited major sponsors of the charity, especially the Soulstice crew, to attend a Supporters’ Evening at Howard House. The event, on Monday 15th October 2018, was an opportunity … Continued

5k Walk at Trent Park

On Saturday 13th October 2018, a group from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care joined the North London Autumn 5k in Trent Park, Cockfosters to raise money to help fund CL’s many services for people affected by cancer. Our participants made a … Continued

Autumn 2018 Newsletter now online

Everyone on the Cherry Lodge mailing list should by now have received their copy of the October 2018 Cherry Lodge newsletter in the post. It is also possible, via this website, to download a pdf of the newsletter to read … Continued

Kate’s Channel Challenge is underway – please 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). Since starting on 10th October 2018 (a week later … Continued

Soulstice Golf Day 2018

The inaugural Soulstice Golf Day took place at The Shire, St Albans Road, Barnet on Monday 17th September 2018. This new event – the brainchild of Maggie and Gilo – was a great success, raising a substantial sum for the … Continued

Pink Tombola Prizes wanted

Please help Cherry Lodge Cancer Care fundraisers make this year’s Pink Barrow Tombola our most successful yet. We are looking for a good selection of attractive pink prizes, such as bottles (containing wine, pink lemonade or anything else), candles, cosmetics, … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Autumn Quiz

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 … Continued

50k Peak District success – still time to sponsor

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 … 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