Cherry Lodge Summer 2024 Newsletter now online

The Summer 2024 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 to print out. Note that if you no longer wish to receive a copy of … Continued

Volunteers’ Week 2024: Cherry Lodge Cancer Care thanks all our volunteers

The first week in June 2024 is a very special one for national Volunteers’ Week, which began 40 years ago as Volunteering England. Each year since 1984, charities of all types and sizes have taken this annual opportunity to celebrate the contribution of millions of volunteers across the UK. As always, the trustees and staff … Continued

The Cherry Lodge Shop is currently closed due to a Sewage Leak

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care shop in Church Passage, Barnet has very unfortunately had to be closed indefinitely due to a sewage leak. The closure is expected to be for several weeks. Despite the blockage being cleared and the shop cleared, cleaned and decontaminated, it is likely that Thames Water will need to dig up … Continued

Laughing out Loud for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care

A capacity audience enjoyed top-class comedy at Totteridge Cricket Club on Saturday 11th May 2024. The ‘Laugh out Loud’ comedy night, held in aid of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, was a great success – huge fun for all and a substantial sum of money raised to help Cherry Lodge keep all its information and support … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care 2024 AGM

The Co-chairs and Trustees of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care are pleased to invite anyone with an interest in our charity to attend our 2024 Annual General Meeting. The AGM will be held at the Cherry Lodge Centre, Howard House, 23 Union Street, Barnet on Tuesday 25th June, starting at 7.00pm. The Chair will present the … Continued

Thank you to our London Marathon runners and all their supporters!

On Sunday 21st April 2024, after many weeks of training, six highly motivated runners took part in the tcs 2024 London Marathon to raise funds for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Running for us this year were: Callum Burns, Lucy Lee, William Murchison, Joe Patrick, Andrew Shoreman, and Artan Taraboshi. We congratulate them all on successfully … Continued

London Marathon 2024 – a great day for Cherry Lodge fundraisers!

The tcs 2024 London Marathon was held on Sunday 21st April in very good running conditions (fine, bright and up to 12 degrees). With a record entry of more than 50,000, this was another great day for sporting endeavour (at all levels) and fundraising activity (for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and other charities large and … Continued

More Volunteers are urgently needed to help at the Cherry Lodge Shop

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care shop in Church Passage, Barnet urgently needs more volunteers. Might you be able to give some time to make our shop as profitable as possible to help fund Cherry Lodge’s vital cancer information and support services? The shop is normally open for business from 9am to 5pm from Monday to … Continued

Renie is Hang Gliding and fundraising in aid of Cherry Lodge

Please sponsor Renie Price to help her raise money to keep Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services completely free of charge. Renie has raised very sizeable sums of money for Cherry Lodge in the past, thanks in part to the generosity of a local  BNI Fortune group. This time she has … Continued

Cherry Lodge – the chosen charity of Double Tree by Hilton London Elstree

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is delighted to announce that the Double Tree by Hilton London Elstree has selected us as their chosen charity. This decision acknowledges the close and very productive relationship developed between CL fundraisers and the hotel’s management and staff. The hotel has hosted two very successful balls for Cherry Lodge with Summer … Continued

Sponsored Easter Walk and Talk 2024

Supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care returned to Oak Hill Park, Barnet on Sunday 24th March 2024 for our annual sponsored Easter Walk. This year’s Walk ‘n’ Talk event proved very popular, with over 30 people taking part and helping raise money to help fund CL’s much appreciated information and support services. Thankfully the weather … Continued

Easter Flower Arranging Workshop with Iris

The Easter Flower Arranging Workshop, held on Thursday 21st March 2024 at Barnet Grange Care Home (a new venue for CL), was very much enjoyed by a group of flower-loving ladies looking to develop their flower arranging skills. It was also a good opportunity for members of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and their guests to … Continued

Welcome back to the Cornflower Group

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is delighted to announce that the Cornflower Cancer Support Group is now running again after being suspended during the Covid pandemic. Based at Burnt Oak, this group offers a local option to people who might find it difficult to visit the Cherry Lodge Centre in High Barnet. It offers a warm … Continued

CL Easter Hamper Raffle 2024 – winning ticket drawn

The 2024 Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Easter Raffle draw was made by CL founder, Margaret Clark, at our centre, Howard House, on Tuesday 26th March. The lucky winner of the very tempting celebratory hamper is Carmen A. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets to raise funds to help fund our much needed cancer information … Continued

Heart and Soul Ball for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care

The Heart and Soul Ball, held in aid of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care on Saturday 17th February 2024, was the third ball staged jointly by Cherry Lodge and Summer Soulstice. The Soulstice crew have been supporting Cherry Lodge for 17 years and we are immensely grateful for the £500,000+ they have raised for us during … Continued

Cherry Lodge Winter 2024 Newsletter now online

The Winter 2024 issue of ‘Cherry Lodge News’ has recently 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 to print out. Note that if you no longer wish to receive a copy of … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care: retirement of Chairman

This announcement from the CL Board of Trustees was made to staff on 18th December 2023 and posted on the Cherry Lodge website on 1st January 2024. Trustees’ Announcement It is with some sadness that after 27 years of dedication and inspiration our Founder, Dr Margaret Clark, has decided to retire as Chairman and Trustee … Continued

Cherry Lodge needs more shop volunteers – could you help?

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care shop in Church Passage, Barnet urgently needs more volunteers. Might you be able to give some time to make our shop as profitable as possible to help fund Cherry Lodge’s much needed cancer information and support services? The shop is normally open for business from 9am to 5pm from Monday … Continued

CL 2023 AGM presenting the 2022 Annual Report and Financial Summary

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care was held at Howard House, 23 Union Street, Barnet on Tuesday 12th December. This was the first open Cherry Lodge AGM to be held since 2019, with other arrangements for public scrutiny having been made in the interim due to pandemic restrictions. The meeting, attended … Continued

CL Drop Out Christmas lunch

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Drop Out group met at Stone House (formerly the Old Red Lion) for a Christmas meal on Tuesday 12th December 2023. The event was attended by 23 members and was hosted by Yvonne, CL Home Visiting and Volunteer Coordinator, who often attends this group’s meetings. Stone House served a lovely … Continued

Children’s carol singing for Cherry Lodge

The joyous sound of Christmas music rang through The Spires in Barnet on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th December 2023. Groups of children from eight schools in Barnet and Edgware, plus a group of Singing Mums, delighted shoppers and raised a terrific £1,394.62 for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Cherry Lodge receives no government funding and … Continued

Cherry Lodge 2023 Annual Grand Raffle

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Annual Grand Raffle was drawn on Tuesday 21st November 2023, as stated on the raffle tickets. This year, however, the draw took place at the November Trustees meeting rather than at the Annual General Meeting, which was postponed until 12th December. The lucky winners are 1st Prize: Trip to Rotterdam for … Continued

Cherry Lodge Christmas Fair 2023

The winning raffle number was 418 – and the prize hamper has now been collected from Howard House. The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Christmas Fair is a seasonal favourite of many CL supporters. This year’s event, on Saturday 25th November 2023, was held as usual at St James Church, New Barnet. This large and spacious … Continued

Lucky winners of the CL Christmas Fair Hamper

The  winning ticket  – number 418 – was drawn at the end of the Cherry Lodge Christmas Fair, held at St James Church, New Barnet on Saturday 25th November 2023. Our photograph, below. shows the lucky winners collecting their prize at Howard House. Thank you again to Anna Savvides of One and Only Events for … Continued

Cherry Lodge Lights of Love 2023

On Sunday 19th November 2023, a large group of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care supporters, members, volunteers and staff gathered outside the Cherry Lodge shop to hold our ‘Lights of Love’ ceremony. This special gathering is undoubtedly one of CL’s most important annual events. People are invited in advance to make a donation to sponsor a … Continued

Volunteer Receptionists needed for the CL centre

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is currently looking for Volunteer Receptionists to cover shifts at the Cherry Lodge centre, Howard House, Union St, Barnet EN5 4HY. Shifts are from 9.45am to 1pm or from 1 pm to 4.45pm. If you are interested, or know someone who might be, please contact Yvonne, the Cherry Lodge Volunteer Coordinator. … Continued

Cherry Lodge Pink Tombola 2023

Every year, in “Pink October”, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care marks Breast Cancer Awareness month by setting up a very enticing Pink Tombola stall in The Spires, Barnet. Our 2023 event, which took place on Saturday 14th October, was as popular as ever, providing lots of fun for people of all ages. On a more serious … Continued

CL Autumn 2023 Newsletter now online

The Autumn 2023 issue of ‘Cherry Lodge News’ has recently 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 to print out. Note that if you no longer wish to receive a copy of … Continued

Summer Soulstice Big Payback 2023 – a fantastic £50,000 for Cherry Lodge

Big Payback day has a very important place on the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care calendar. It is the occasion when Summer Soulstice crew members give Cherry Lodge representatives a big cheque showing the total raised for us at the annual Summer Soulstice festival. Cherry Lodge is immensely grateful to Summer Soulstice for their ongoing support, … Continued

A new van for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care have recently replaced our van to avoid incurring ULEZ charges after expansion of the zone from 29th August 2023. After taking advantage of the government’s scrappage scheme to offset some of the cost, we have purchased a three-year-old Peugeot Partner to meet our needs. The new van bears our name and … Continued