The Move4U exercise programme is back!

The nurses at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care are very pleased to announce that the Move4U exercise programme is up and running again. If you would like to participate, please ask Kirsty or Fiona for a referral. Under the auspices of … Continued

CL Annual Grand Raffle winners

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Annual Grand Raffle draw took place as planned on 27th October 2020. This year, with coronavirus restrictions still in place, it was decided that cash prizes would be easier to use and, therefore, more attractive … Continued

Comedy Night for Cherry Lodge – a great night in!

Supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care enjoyed ‘a great night in’ on Saturday 24th October 2020. This Zoom Comedy Night, organised by CL’s fundraising events coordinator, Tina, and Collywobblers Comedy Club, was hugely enjoyable and successful, raising a much needed … Continued

Reiki Therapy via Zoom can be very helpful

Numerous Cherry Lodge Cancer Care members have benefited over the years from receiving Reiki healing, which, in normal times, is one of Cherry Lodge’s regular range of complementary therapies. If you are unfamiliar with Reiki, you might like to read … Continued

Site-specific Cancer Support Groups via Zoom

While the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care centre remains closed due to the coronavirus, our site-specific cancer support groups continue to meet online via Zoom. You do not need to be a Member of Cherry Lodge to attend these groups. If … Continued

Group activities via Zoom – information and links

If you are missing Cherry Lodge’s usual range of group activities, you might enjoy one or more of the following activities. Zoom sessions are not quite like the real thing – but they can be a very good substitute. Chair … Continued

CL AGM postponed to 18th December 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has been rescheduled for Tuesday 18th December 2020. The format for this meeting will be announced nearer the time. This decision has been made in response to ever-changing circumstances and government … Continued

Hazel’s Kitchen Delivery Service – updated Menu

Hazel’s Kitchen is a well-established family catering business specialising in Caribbean and English cuisine. It is centred on Bushey Heath, and since early in the lockdown has been providing a home delivery service over a wide area of North London … Continued

CL Summer 2020 Newsletter now on line

The Summer 2020 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 … Continued

Site-Specific Cancer Support Groups using Zoom

While the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care centre remains closed due to the coronavirus, our site-specific cancer support groups are meeting online via Zoom. You do not need to be a Member of Cherry Lodge to attend these groups, which normally … Continued

Summer Soulstice Virtual 2020 – listen again

Summer Soulstice Virtual 2020 was a fantastic four-day musical extravaganza put on by the Soulstice crew and their friends at F1 Sound Co and Deliciously Twisted Studios. It was staged, between 25th and 28th June, to replace the cancelled live … Continued

The Cherry Lodge Shop has reopened

We are delighted to announce that the Cherry Lodge Shop was able to reopen on Monday 6th July 2020. Thank you to everyone who has helped make this possible. We have a wide range of high quality, good value items … Continued

Lockdown donation received from Waitrose Community Matters scheme

Despite the coronavirus lockdown, Waitrose is continuing to support local charities under the company’s national Community Matters scheme. Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is fortunate to have been among the scheme’s recent beneficiaries and sends its thanks to Waitrose Barnet for … Continued

Volunteers’ Week during Covid-19 lockdown

Each year, the first week in June is designated national Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration of the contribution of millions of volunteers across the UK. Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman This is a very strange Volunteers’ … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Chairman’s Update and Postponement of AGM

Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman Cherry Lodge Cancer Care will continue to operate a telephone support service for the duration of the coronavirus lockdown. This service includes counselling and a helpline where members’ queries are dealt … Continued

Interesting Ideas for Spending the Time

This ‘Ideas Sheet’ has been sent to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care by Alessia Bicocchi, a CL therapist with a special interest in the mental well being of our members. PERSPECTIVES – What We Can Control Finding your Pearl in the … Continued

Hazel’s Kitchen Home Delivery Service

We are happy to recommend delicious home-cooked food from Hazel’s Kitchen to help you cope in these difficult days. Hazel’s Kitchen is a well-established family catering business specialising in Caribbean and English cuisine. It is centred on Bushey Heath, and … Continued

Suspension of CL Fundraising Programme

Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman In response to the worsening coronavirus outbreak, it has been decided to cancel all Cherry Lodge fundraising events until further notice. We offer our thanks to all the people who have … Continued

CORONAVIRUS: TELEPHONE SERVICE ONLY

Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman In response to the accelerating increase in cases of COVID-19 in London, I and the Cherry Lodge Cancer Information Nurses have decided that it is no longer safe for our members … Continued