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  • Sarries suffer Warriors defeat

    Saracens suffered their second consecutive Premiership defeat after losing 16-11 at Worcester Warriors this evening. read more

  • Sarries forward Brown agrees new contract

    Saracens and Scotland forward Kelly Brown has agreed a new contract with the club. read more

  • Watford Come Dine With Me airs tonight

    Watford will be taking centre stage as the setting for this evening’s episode of Come Dine With Me. read more

  • Roadworks in Oxhey Lane to run over into rush hour

    Road works in Oxhey Lane look set to carry on into rush hour. read more

  • Keith Lemon fans meet their idol in Watford

    Celebrity game show host Keith Lemon was giving out awards to Watford residents in the town centre today. read more

  • The magic of being a princess

    Lauren Anderson talks to Rosy Moorhead about skating a lead role for Disney on Ice read more

  • Bringing Jane Austen's novel to the stage

    Playwright Laura Turner talks to Rosy Moorhead about adapting Jane Austen's classic Sense & Sensibility for the stage read more

  • The last record on the turntable

    DJ Chris Good talks to Melanie Dakin about the heyday of clubbing read more

  • Back to Bach

    Hampstead's The Bach Players put on a special production of Stabat Mater for Easter, writes Rosy Moorhead read more

  • Playing the little boy who asked for more

    Finchley boy Gideon Leibowitz talks to Rosy Moorhead about playing the lead in the Garden Suburb Theatre adaptation of Lionel Bart's classic musical Oliver! read more

  • Just hanging around

    A triple bill of aerial tricks by Ockham's Razor Theatre Company comes to artsdepot, writes Rosy Moorhead read more

  • Brooke presents new fashion channel

    Mill Hill photographer Brooke Simons is the first presenter for new online fashion destination, writes Rosy Moorhead read more

  • 'Extreme poverty is coming'

    Francis Beckett talks to Rosy Moorhead about his play that looks at how the economic downturn and youth unemployment is heading towards a London Spring. read more

  • Hero Fireman Sam

    Fireman Sam: Pontypandy Rocks! comes to the Radlett Centre in March read more

  • Dyche hopeful of further signings Watford Observer: Fulham striker Marcello Trotta has joined Watford on loan. Picture: Bucks Free Press

    Watford are still looking at transfer targets despite signing two loan players from Premier League clubs this week. read more

  • Spoof celebrity Keith Lemon filming in Watford

    Celebrity spoof character Keith Lemon has been spotted in Watford town centre filming for his forthcoming show LEMONAID. read more

  • Police join councils in freezing Council Tax share for coming year

    Hertfordshire Police Authority has frozen its portion of the council tax for the second year running. read more

  • Traffic-Problem-That-Must-Not-Be-Faced

    HERE’S a question to drivers: when you want to get to a particular place, what’s your choice from the following two options: (a) get to a station, take a train, then at the other end, wait for a shuttle bus with a load of other people, or (b) get in your car, drive there, park, get out. read more

  • Cancer victim contracted disease while a child, from asbestos worker father's overalls, says coroner

    Retired printer Keith Turnbull, of Frankland Road, Croxley Green, who died after a three-year fight with an asbestos-related cancer, contracted the disease from his father's overalls as a child, an inquest heard on Thursday. read more

  • Vintage Ploughing Day at Kings Langley raising funds for hospice

    Vintage tractors of all colours, shapes and sizes, will be rolling into Wayside Farm, Kings Langley this Sunday. read more

  • Three doubtful for Saints clash

    Watford have three players doubtful for tomorrow’s match with Southampton as they look to bounce back from last week’s 4-0 defeat to Crystal Palace. read more

  • Praise for Kings Langley car parks

    Two car parks in Kings Langley have been added to the list of those awarded Park Marks by the British Parking Association. read more

  • Unique goods available at next weekend's guest artisan market

    Shoppers in Watford will have a chance to buy locally-made arts, crafts and other goods at a guest artisan market next month. read more

  • Photo exhibition opens at Harlequin

    Photos of people digging, planting and raking Watford’s parks and green areas have gone on exhibition at The Harlequin shopping centre. read more

  • Radlett tailor's portrait to hang in Cambridge college gallery

    The image of a Radlett tailor and beekeeper is to hang in a prestigious gallery in Cambridge. read more

  • I want to arrange a will but should I buy one 'off the peg?'

    I am married with three kids and have been thinking about getting a will arranged. I am considering buying one off the peg on the high street but then wondered whether there was any reason why I shouldn't do this. read more

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  • 'I feel good, I feel confident and I feel prepared' Watford Observer: 'I feel good, I feel confident and I feel prepared'. Picture: Action Images

    “Right place at the right moment” is how Tomasz Kuszczak described his loan move to Watford and the Manchester United goalkeeper has not ruled out the switch becoming permanent at the end of the season. read more

  • Three Rivers announces cut in Council Tax

    Three Rivers District Council has announced a cut in its Council Tax for the third year running. read more

  • 'He has to get in the team and deliver performances'

    Sean Dyche is confident the loan signing of Tomasz Kuszczak will not have a negative impact on the confidence of the goalkeepers already at the club. read more

  • Grieving families' blind cords warning to parents

    Two grieving families in Hertfordshire have warned other parents in the county after their children died by becoming entangled in blind cords. read more

  • Sky Andrew

    In our February 17 edition we published an interview with Laurence Bassini, the owner of Watford FC, during which Mr Bassini said that Sky (the player's agent) would only let Marvin Sordell, the former Watford FC striker, sign a new contract if he received a substantial payment himself. read more

  • Wyn Davies

    DAVIES, Wyn of Ebury Road, Rickmansworth Passed away peacefully at The Peace Hospice in Watford on Thursday 16th February 2012. He was a beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather who will be deeply missed by family and friends. Funeral service on Thursday 1st March at 11.30am at Amersham Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations may be given in Wyn's memory to The Peace Hospice c/o James Peddle Ltd Funeral Directors, 10 Moneyhill Parade, Uxbridge Road, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 7BE. read more

  • Betty Heckford

    HECKFORD, Betty Passed away peacefully on 20th February 2012, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of Les who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Burial to take place at Chorleywood Lawn Cemetery on Monday 27th February at 12noon, followed by a memorial service at Chorleywood Free Chruch (Baptist) at 12.45pm. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired to Alzheimers Society c/o James Peddle Ltd Tel: 01923 772013. read more

  • David Fisken

    FISKEN, David Passed away on 8th February, aged 71 years. Dearly missed by brothers Graham and Stewart and their families. Funeral service to take place on Friday 24th February at 3.20pm at West Herts Crematorium. Flowers or donations to M.K Ginder & Sons, St Albans Road Tel: 01923 247 427 read more

  • Maria Obasogie

    OBASOGIE, Maria Passed away on Tuesday 7th February 2012. Loving wife of Benson and a devoted Mother and Grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. May her soul Rest In Peace. The funeral service will take place at Holy Rood RC Church on Wednesday 29th February 2012 at 12noon, followed by a burial at Vicarage Road Cemetery at 1.30pm. Flowers welcome, or donations if desired to The Peace Hospice c/o M.K. Ginder & Sons, 492 Bushey Mill Lane, Bushey WD23 2AS. Tel: 01923 221 661 read more

  • Peter James Cato

    CATO, Peter James 15th February 2012 at home, aged 71 years. Loving husband of Heather, dad to Paul, Anita and Matthew, father-in-law to Angela, Michael and Emma and grandad to Courtney, Hannah, Sasha, Chloe, Lucy, Liam & Joshua. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 28th February at 2.00pm at Breakspear Crematorium, Ruislip. Family flowers only. Donations if desired made payable to Cancer Research UK c/o James Peddle Funeral Directors Tel: 01923 772013. The family request that everyone wears something blue. read more

  • Joan Madge Holdham

    HOLDHAM, Joan Madge Sadly passed away, aged 92 on Friday 19th February 2012. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. The Funeral Service will take place at the West Herts Crematorium on Friday 2nd March at 3.40pm. Donations if so wished to RNLI Lifeboats. All enquires c/o Co-operative Funerlcare, 150 St Albans Road, Watford, WD24 4FT Tel: 01923 241499 read more

  • Iris Carter

    CARTER, Iris Beloved Mum, Nan and Great Grandmother, sadly passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th February,2012. Rest in peace our dear one, forever in our thoughts. Inspirational till the end. Funeral to be held on Tuesday 28th February, 2012. All friends of Iris welcome. All enquiries to :- Co-operative Funeralcare, South Oxhey Tel: 020 8421 5739 read more

  • Michael Ongley

    ONGLEY, Michael (Mike) Aged 78. Very much loved husband of Shirley, Dad to Peter, Nicola and the late Michael, Grandad and Great Grandad. Died in hospital on Sunday 19th February 2012 after an illness bravely borne. Funeral on Monday 5th March 2012, 2.15pm in the Albert Nunn Chapel at Kettering Crematorium and afterwards at Irchester Bowls Club (NN29 7AB). At Mikes request, no dark colours and family flowers only. Donations if wished to CLIC Sargent. read more

  • Frank Axtell

    AXTELL, Frank Birthday memories for 20th February of a dear Husband, Dad and Grandad. No longer in our lives to share, but in our hearts your always there. Love always, Ivy, Susan, Barbara, Lesley and families xxx read more

  • Denise Gaskin

    GASKIN, Charlie 21st February 2010 'Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts'. Love Dee, Claire, Lyad and Brooke xxxx read more

  • Sarah-Louise Scally

    SCALLY, Charlotte Happy 21st Birthday. Enjoy your Boat Party on the Thames. Love always Mum, Dad, Nan, Sarah & Lewis xxxxx read more

  • Alan Kerby

    ALAN KERBY will be 60 years young on 22nd February 2012. With love and best wishes for the next 60. Caroline, Ellie, Rico, Nick, Catherine, Heather and Lenny xxx read more

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