Watford Observer: Lists

We asked what the best thing about Watford was, and the results were...surprising

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12:10pm Friday 8th August 2014

We asked our 16,000 Twitter followers what they liked best about Watford and were inundated with replies.

20 things you may not know about Watford during the Second World War...

Watford Observer: A bomber and a bus at Leavesden Aerodrome. Picture: David Spain

12:30pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

...unless you own Watford in the 20th Century Volume 2, in which case you’ll know these and thousands more facts about the history of Watford and the rest of south west Hertfordshire.

Seven things you can do if your child did not get your first choice primary school

Watford Observer: Eight things you can do if your child did not get your first choice primary school

10:25am Thursday 17th April 2014

All over the country parents have been receiving the news that their child has been accepted into a primary school.

Watford's six greatest wins over Luton

Watford Observer: Mo Johnston heads for goal

1:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Luton Town managed a return to the Football League last night without moving a muscle after Kidderminster defeated their nearest contenders for the crown Cambridge United.

Revealed: food outlets with zero food hygiene ratings in the Watford area

Watford Observer: Revealed: the least hygienic places to eat in the Watford area

12:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Your favourite restaurant or food shop may look like a temple to taste on the outside but who knows what murky secrets are lurking out the back?

12 nuggets of information from the Russo Bassini High Court case

Watford Observer: 12 nuggets of information from the Russo-Bassini High Court case

12:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

As the Russo brothers took Laurence Bassini to court this month, these are 12 of the more interesting facts to emerge...

Elton John's birthday: celebrate with our top ten Rocket Man facts

Watford Observer: Elton John's birthday: celebrate with our top ten Rocket Man facts

1:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Elton John turns 67 today. His love for Watford FC is famous, but how many of these other facts did you know?

Top 12 chugger dodging techniques you can try

Watford Observer: Top 12 chugger dodging techniques you can try

12:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Chuggers have been banished from The Parade but they are still allowed to collect further down the High Street.

33 things you may not know about Watford...

Watford Observer: Nominate dedicated residents in village awards

5:20pm Friday 7th March 2014

...unless you own Watford in the 20th Century Volume 3, in which case you’ll know these and thousands more facts about the history of Watford and the rest of south west Hertfordshire.

Watford problems: your top ten

Watford Observer: Watford problems: your top ten

5:30pm Friday 21st February 2014

Following the publication of our list of uniquely Watford problems, suggestions have been pouring in with ones that we missed. Here is our top ten...

Ten problems only people from Watford will understand

Watford Observer: Ten problems only people from Watford will understand

5:10pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

Sort of in London but sort of in the Home Counties, Watford is a unique place with unique problems that only a Watfordian would understand...

40 things you may not know about Watford...

Watford Observer: 40 things you may not know about Waford...

11:20am Friday 31st January 2014

...unless you own Watford in the 20th Century Volume 1, in which case you’ll know these and thousands more facts about the history of Watford and the rest of south west Hertfordshire.

36 things you may not know about Watford

Watford Observer: 36 things you may not know about Watford

5:20pm Friday 24th January 2014

What do you think of when you think of Watford? If you answered Watford FC, Elton John, Graham Taylor, Luther Blissett or John Barnes, you score ‘fair’.




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