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John Lewis Christmas Beauty Event - 22 November

Thursday 22 November 5.30pm - 8.30pm John Lewis & Partners Watford will be bringing you everything you love about beauty to ...

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At the Pump House Theatre - Nov to Jan

Here's what's on at the Pump House Theatre, November 2018 to January 2019. For further details visit: www.pumphouse.info THEATRE Act2...

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Get your skates on this Christmas!

Set in The Parade, families can relish in the magic of Christmas, as Watford Borough Council’s Big Skate (24 November to...

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Christmas Light Switch on at intu Watford - 15 November

Join us intu Watford for an evening of fun at their 2018 Christmas light switch on. Warm up for the main ...

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£2.4m development will see Hollywood Bowl arrive in style at intu Watford

New 14-lane Hollywood Bowl entertainment centre to open at intu Watford next month. The centre will feature an American-style Hollywood ...

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Spice Girl tour exhibition comes to Watford

Spice Girls exhibition at intu Watford set to give customers what they really, really want. 15 November – 31 December 2018 The UK’s larg...

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Remembrance Sunday services in Watford

This Sunday 11 November (Remembrance Sunday) marks the 100 year anniversary since the end of the First World War. To commemorate this ...

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Your guide to Winter in Watford

Celebrate the festive season in Watford with ice skating, Christmas shows, shopping, Santa's grotto and more! For more events, news ...

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Bringing Cassiobury Park's history to life

The Cassiobury Park Restoration Project – led by Watford Borough Council – has been shortlisted for the Heritage and Conservation category at the ...

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Cineworld Watford opens - 14 December

Cineworld, one of the UK’s leading cinema chains, has today announced that Cineworld Watford will open on Friday 14th De...

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Plans for Centrepoint Community Centre

Watford Borough Council and Watford Community Housing are working together on plans for the delivery of much-needed social housing in ...

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Watford Community Housing tenants – Have your say

Watford Borough Council councillors are keen to hear about tenants’ experiences with Watford Community Housing, the biggest housing association in Wa...

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Residents will breathe easier as new hi-tech CityTrees set to arrive in Watford

As part of the Chalk Hill development, Watford Borough Council has arranged for the developer to introduce a large green ...

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Get ready for a ‘free-ky’ half term at intu Watford

Halloween is back with a bump so prepare for some spook-tacular half term fun at intu Watford. Free for all ...

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Watford BID shortlisted for place management award

Watford BID has been shortlisted for a National BID Place Management Award for their work on the High Street redevelopment. ...

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Celebrate the Big Draw

Watford Borough Council’s Museum and local artist Lucy Joyce invite you to come along on Saturday 20 October, from 10am to...

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Cassiobury Park voted one of the country’s top 10 favourite

Cassiobury Park has been announced by Green Flag Award as one of the winners of the 2018 People’s Choice vote. Ea...

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intu Watford attracts another aspirational brand with opening of Jack Wills

intu Watford has added another exciting name to its new development with the opening of a Jack Wills store this ...

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intu celebrates National Customer Service Week in style

Shopping centre owner, intu celebrated world class customer service with a week-long campaign of activities across its nationwide portfolio of ...

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Watford Borough Council makes small act of kindness towards local charity

Staff from Watford Borough Council and Veolia helped pack over 2,000 Warm in Winter gift bags for the charity Small Acts ...

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Watford Retains Purple Flag Status

Watford has renewed its Purple Flag status after successfully demonstrating that it has a safe and well-managed night-time economy with ...

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Cassiobury Hub wins two accolades

Based at Watford's best loved park, Cassiobury Hub - built thanks to a major regeneration project led by Watford Borough ...

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Watford Weekender

Businesses across Watford town centre will be offering customers exclusive discounts and activities during the weekend of Saturday 20th and ...

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A new way for people to share their views on the Local Plan

The people of the Watford are able to access an anonymous interactive online chat via Facebook Messenger, which has been ...

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Watford is the happiest place in Hertfordshire

Watford has scored the highest happiness rating in Hertfordshire, according to the annual Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey, which ...

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Free tennis sessions in Watford

National sports charity ‘Tennis For Free’ has served up an ace for Watford by investing in a year-long programme of free...

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intu Watford launch weekend – 27 September

Great brands are lined up and ready to open over the next few months. Kicking off with Debenhams on 27 September, ...

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Learn to cook your home grown spuds and veggies with The Grove’s Head Chef

There is nothing better than growing your own spuds and vegetables! So why not come along to the home grown ...

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Brendan Cole – All Night Long – 8 November 2018

Your last chance to see All Night Long- The show that got 120,000 feet tapping! The one and only Brendan Cole ...

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Now open – Rock Up Watford

Rock Up Watford has opened. The new climbing centre offers over 27 exhilarating climbing walls and colourful climbing challenges towering over ...

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Vote for favourite Watford Park

Vote for your favourite park in Watford and show how the UK loves parks with the annual People’s Choice aw...

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Have your say on the future of Watford

Watford Borough Council is starting to prepare its new Local Plan, which is the start to setting a vision for ...

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Second phase of High Street improvement works well underway

The second phase of the High Street improvement works, led by Watford Borough Council in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council ...

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Watford Borough Council’s first free clothes swap

Come along to Watford Borough Council’s Museum on Thursday 13 September, where you’ll have the chance to refresh your ward...

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Become a Watford Football Club Kiosk Volunteer with Peace Hospice Care

For a second year Peace Hospice Care are working with Fabulous Fan Fayre on Watford match days. They provide volunteers ...

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Discover Watford’s heritage for free this September

Watford Borough Council’s Museum invites you to discover the town’s rich heritage with special free events and openings. Resi...

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Free and fun activities this summer holiday

Following on from the Easter activities, Watford Borough Council is hosting a range of free, fun and challenging activities during ...

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Big Sports Day 1st September 2018

The summer holidays might be over, but that won’t stop the fun! Organised by Watford Borough Council and now in...

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Summer workshops at Watford Museum

Come along to Watford Borough Council’s museum this month where you’ll have the chance to take part in a nu...

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Mayor visits Watford Riverwell

Peter Taylor, the elected Mayor of Watford, this week visited the newly opened marketing suite at Watford Riverwell. The Mayor ...

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Summer events at John Lewis

John Lewis are on a mission to get you ready with an array of beauty and skincare events lined up. ...

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Annual flower displays return

For the third year running, Watford Business Improvement District (BID) businesses have funded colourful floral displays in the town centre. ...

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BING Live!

Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are coming to Watford Colosseum in the first ever Bing stage show! Join ...

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Fastlove - A Tribute To George Michael 13 September 2018

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in ...

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Snooker Shoot Out 21 - 24 February 2019

Snooker’s unique quick-fire Shoot Out returns to Watford Colosseum for the third year running. Taking place February 21 to 24 2019. It’s th...

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Watford Palace Theatre Autumn/Winter Season 2018

Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces the Autumn Season with the centrepiece being the theatre’s fi...

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Big Screen 2018

Watford Borough Council’s gigantic and free outdoor cinema the Big Screen returns to The Parade by the pond from Fr...

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Show off your talent in Watford town centre this summer

Watford Borough Council’s Own the Stage returns for a second year and is encouraging local performers to take part. If...

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The NightLight Walk with Peace Hospice Care

After the success of their first NightLight Walk Peace Hospice Care invite you to join them for their second magical 5...

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Watford’s extraordinary open air performance festival returns 29 June – 1 July

Now in its eighth year, much-loved outdoor arts festival Imagine Watford will return in 2018 to transform the streets once again ...

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CitiPark teams up with Watford BID to offer free soft drinks for designated drivers during World Cup 2018

To celebrate the World Cup 2018, leading car park operator CitiPark has announced that it will be running a ‘designated driver’ camp...

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Big Bandstand is back for another summer of free live shows

The summer season of free live shows in Cassiobury Park begins this Sunday (3 June) as part of Watford Borough Council’s ...

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Space2 Photography Talk

Saturday 14th April, Watford Museum 3pm – 4pm No booking required David Champion David has worked in the photographic trade since he...

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Town centre businesses celebrate awards success

Business owners, managers and staff at organisations in Watford town centre have been celebrating after being recognised for their excellent ...

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Watford Borough Council’s Big Wordfest returns to Watford

Ever wanted to meet Alice in Wonderland, the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Cheshire ...

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Oxhey Park plans for wheeled sports centre and new community facilities approved

Families and young people will soon be enjoying the thrills of a state-of-the-art wheeled sports centre in Oxhey Park, following ...

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Peace Hospice Care - Urgent Call for Volunteers

Peace Hospice Care is putting out an urgent call for volunteers this week. The charity, which provides free, specialist, care ...

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Voting now open for Watford BID awards

It’s time to get voting for the town centre businesses you think most deserve to win a Watford BID Se...

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Peace Hospice Care launches Pounds for Pounds 2018

Today (Monday 4th December), Peace Hospice Care announces that its annual weight loss fundraiser, Pounds for Pounds, is back for 2018. ...

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intu Watford extension reaches key milestone

A ‘Topping Out’ ceremony took place at intu Watford today, to mark a key milestone in the multi-million pound redevelopment proj...

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Watford secure renewal of Purple Flag award

Watford is celebrating after learning it has successfully renewed it’s prestigious Purple Flag status for its evening and night-time ec...

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