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

Distant Reiki healing sessions – Zoom session link

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care members are invited to take up the following invitation from the Reiki Association.  Please contact the Reiki Association directly and mention Cherry Lodge before using the session link for the first time.   The Reiki Association … 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

Coronavirus – CL update on 20th March 2020

Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman The increasing severity of the coronavirus epidemic during the past week has made it necessary for us to make further, more drastic changes to our service provision. Further updates will be … Continued

Cherry Lodge Barn Dance (CANCELLED)

Cherry Lodge chairman, Dr Margaret Clark, in discussion with relevant staff and a trustee, has reluctantly decided that the Cherry Lodge Barn Dance due to be held this Saturday, 14th March 2020 cannot take place. The possible risk from coronavirus … Continued

Further Response to the Coronavirus

Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman Following extensive discussions, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has decided to take the following actions in response to the current, potentially very serious outbreak of coronavirus in the UK. Suspended until further … Continued

Suspension of Tuesday Drop-Ins

Message from Dr Margaret M. Clark, Cherry Lodge Chairman Following extensive discussion with relevant members of staff, it has been decided to suspend the Cherry Lodge Tuesday drop-in until further notice and to keep all other group activities under review … Continued

Advance Notice of Forthcoming Events: March-June 2020

Cancellations update on 20th March 2020 Faced with the current coronavirus epidemic, several planned events have already been cancelled or postponed, as indicated below. Further cancellations might prove necessary depending on how the situation develops.   The fundraising team at … Continued

CL Winter 2020 Newsletter now on line

The Winter 2020 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

Support CL when shopping on AmazonSmile!

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is now registered with AmazonSmile. If you register and name Cherry Lodge Cancer Care as your charity of choice, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible … Continued

New Year Party for Cherry Lodge Volunteers

In previous years, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has put on a Christmas Party as a thank you to our many volunteers. This year, it was decided instead to hold the party in the New Year, so marking the start of … Continued

Gardening Project for CL members and volunteers

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has been offered the opportunity to have a garden plot and to work on it with an expert within Shenley Park. You can do as much or as little as you want. No previous experience is … Continued