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


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

Coffee Bean Festive Hamper Raffle Draw

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends a big thank you to Krimo and Paul of The Coffee Bean in Barnet’s The Spires, for once again putting on a fabulous Christmas Raffle to raise money for us. This year’s raffle, which raised … Continued

Schoolchildren carol singing for Cherry Lodge

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends a big thank you to all the children and teachers who turned out this year to sing festive music and raise money for us. Between them they raised nearly £1,000 to help pay for Cherry … Continued

Cherry Lodge Lights of Love ceremony 2019

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s 2019 Lights of Love ceremony took place on Sunday 8th December. Despite the cold weather, there was a good turn out for this very special annual event, held as in previous years at the bandstand to … Continued

Cherry Lodge Christmas Market

The banner over the door of St James church, New Barnet (click on the photo, above, to enlarge it) left people in no doubt that 30th November 2019 was the chosen date for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s very popular annual … Continued

Tea, Gift Wrapping and Flower Arranging Event

This splendid event, held on Monday 25th November 2019 at Hadley Wood Golf Club, was part of the Barnet Mayor’s Appeal, raising money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and Homestart Barnet. As well as being able to enjoy a delicious … Continued

Successful 5k Olympic Pool Swim – thank you David

Thank you very much indeed to David Piha for surpassing his target and raising an impressive £1,295 (+£198.75 Gift Aid) for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. David, who is a member of BNI (British Network International), raised this money for us … 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