Successful 5k Olympic Pool Swim – still time to sponsor David!

Thank you very much indeed to David Piha for choosing to help Cherry Lodge Cancer Care continue to provide its many cancer information and support services completely free of charge. On Sunday 10th November 2019, David successfully completed his 5k … Continued

Tombola Prizes wanted for Christmas Market

Can you spare any items that could be used as tombola prizes at the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Christmas Market on 30th November 2019. We are looking for anything you wouldn’t mind winning yourself – including bottles (from wines and … Continued

Forthcoming pre-Christmas Events

The run up to Christmas is a busy time for the fundraising team at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Among the events scheduled to take place in November and December 2019 are: the Christmas Market on Saturday 30th November, from 11am … Continued

Thank you to Cherry Lodge Supporters

A very pleasant evening was enjoyed by a small but very committed group of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care supporters who took up the Trustees’ invitation to attend a thank you evening at Howard House on Monday 28th October 2019. Prominent … Continued

Walking with Alpacas – in Elstree

Despite threatening clouds, the weather stayed fine on Sunday 20th October 2019, when a small party from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care enjoyed the novel experience of walking with alpacas. We were the guests of Barry and Nathalie, of Pages Stud … Continued

Dawn Ledgard’s Autumn 2019 Clothes Sale

Local ladies lost no time getting to Dawn Ledgard’s Autumn 2019 Clothes Sale held at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Wednesday 23rd October. There they found an impressive selection of beautiful new clothes and accessories for Autumn and beyond. … Continued

Cherry Lodge’s Pink Tombola 2019

On Saturday 19th October 2019 a sea of pink flooded The Spires in Barnet in the shape of the Cherry Lodge tombola stall. This joyful pink tombola event is held each year by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in October in … Continued

Breast Cancer Awareness Jumpers on Sale

Please help Cherry Lodge Cancer Care member Telesha Reid in her campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer while raising money for our charity. Cherry Lodge thanks Telesha for her terrific initiative, begun in Breast Cancer Awareness month 2019. Telesha’s … Continued

CL Autumn 2019 Newsletter now online

The Autumn 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

A second successful Summer Soulstice Golf Day

The second annual Golf Day organised by Summer Soulstice to raise funds for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care was another great success. The event was held on Friday 27th September 2019 and nearly 100 players – gentlemen and ladies – took … Continued

Advance Notice of Forthcoming Events: October-December 2019

The fundraising team at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is very pleased to give advance notice of the following events planned to take place in October to December 2019: Pink Barrow Tombola on Saturday 19th October Dawn Ledgard Clothes Sale on … Continued

Mayor’s Appeal – upcoming fundraising events

As previously reported, the Mayor of Barnet, Cllr. Caroline Stock, has chosen Cherry Lodge Cancer Care as one of the two local charities to benefit from her Mayor’s Appeal (click here for more information). The Mayor’s Appeal committee has already … Continued

Summer Soulstice Big Payback – a fantastic £45,000!

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has once again very good reason to thank Summer Soulstice and its supporters for their amazing support. Tradition was followed on August Bank Holiday Sunday 2019 when members of the Soulstice crew gathered at the Black … Continued

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