• Council promises to fix 'one of Watford's worst potholes'

    Hertfordshire County Council has promised to fix “one of the worst” potholes in Watford. The council has confirmed the spot outside Central Primary School in Grosvenor Road will be made safe within 24 hours. A reader, who wished to remain unnamed

  • Rob Edwards praises influence of fans on winning start

    Rob Edwards says the fans will play a major role in any success Watford earn this season. The Hornets head to West Bromwich Albion on Monday for their first away game of the new Championship season, still bouncing after the win over Sheffield United

  • Prisoner jailed for throwing boiling water in guard's face

    An inmate who threw boiling water into the faces of a prison guard and a prisoner in a wheelchair has been jailed for eight years. Joel Deeny, formerly of Watford, left one of his victims with hearing loss and the other with severe pain after the

  • Herd of cattle move into country park

    A herd of cattle have arrived at their new home in Leavesden Country Park. The 14 18-month-old Red Devon cows rocked up at Horses’ Fields on Thursday as part of a grazing initiative to naturally maintain the meadow grass. Cllr Phil Williams

  • Factory could be replaced with nearly 100 flats

    A developer wants to knock down a factory and build nearly 100 homes in its place. The plans to redevelop the Fleet Laboratories site in Rickmansworth Road were submitted to Watford Borough Council this week. The applicant wants to demolish

  • E-scooter rider's hair-raising near miss with car

    An e-scooter rider had a near miss when he ploughed straight into a moving car. Dash-cam footage has emerged of an e-scooter rider heading straight into a car as he went to cross Longsprings while riding on the pavement in Leavesden Road. The

  • Carol Ann James

    James Carol Ann 26.07.1945 - 13.07.2022 Peacefully in Watford General Hospital aged 76 years. Beloved wife of John for 48 years. Her smile and sense of humour deeply missed. No children or siblings to grieve. Funeral service to be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday

  • Dr Robin Gain

    Dr Robin GAIN Died after a short illness on Friday 22nd July, aged 89 years. He will be greatly missed by his wife Edna and all of his extended family and friends. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at Holy Cross Church, Sarratt on Friday 19th August

  • Judith Pamela OKE

    OKE Judith Pamela Passed on 24th July 2022 in Dorset. Much loved Wife, Sister, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She will be sorely missed.


    BEDFORD Roland Passed away peacefully on Monday 25th July 2022, aged 76 years. Reunited with his beloved Son Paul. Dad of Matthew and Grandad of Leo. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday


    HESSEY Pat (Shirley) Passed away peacefully at home on 8th July 2022. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. Funeral to take place on Thursday 18th August at West Herts Crematorium, at 3pm. All welcome to attend. Contact Macleans Funeral Service

  • Doreen Jackson

    JACKSON Doreen Sadly passed away on Thursday 21st July 2022, aged 86 years. A much loved Mum, Nana, and Great Nan who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service to take place at West Herts Crematorium on Tuesday 16th August

  • Olive Brown

    OLIVE BROWN 5th August 1997 Precious memories of our lovely Mum, Nan and Great Nanny. Always loved and in our thoughts. Love John, Sue, Linda, Ray, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren.