Food and Drink Week showcases the best the town has to offer

Here at Watford BID were gearing up for our first Watford Food & Drink Week taking place next week. From Monday until to Sunday October 1 we aim to highlight the fantastic variety of Watford's restaurants, bars, cafes, pubs and food retailers.

From Allders to Woolies: Looking back at 11 favourite shops of the 80s, 90s and 00s - which ones do you miss the most?

Online shopping is a godsend for those of us who can't be bothered to move from the sofa. But one place that hasn't enjoyed the advent of e-commerce is the British high street. It's not unusual to drive along your local high street and reali

Hereford student illustrates the world’s first personalised children’s book about dementia

A TALENTED North Herefordshire teenager has illustrated the world's first and only personalised children's book about dementia. Daisy Wilson, a graduate of Hereford College of Arts, has teamed up with Scottish social enterprise The Ally Bally B

Council slammed over social housing ambiguity

Liberal Democrat councillors have been accused of “not telling the whole truth” about the replacement of 96 socially rented homes in South Oxhey. When plans to redevelop the precinct first emerged, it was declared that all of the 96 homes m

MP puts his dancing shoes on at special Hindu event

An MP joined forces with members of the Hindu community to take part in a traditional Indian dance in preparation for a special festival. Gareth Thomas, MP for Harrow West, organised the event alongside Suresh Krishna, the former Mayor of Harro

'Not fit and proper' Uber could get the axe in London after being stripped of its licence by TfL

Uber could soon be a thing of the past in London. Transport for London (TfL) deemed the ride-hailing company "not fit" to hold a private hire operator licence. As a result, TfL told Uber that it will not be issued with a licence after its curre

Parking restrictions set to hit commuters

FREE parking in and around Hereford city centre will be confined to history as homeowners fight back in the battle for spaces on residential streets. A consultation due to be released shortly is considering introducing parking restrictions on 7

Neighbours complain that replacing pub with 33 flats will cause 'nightmare' parking problems

Neighbours have complained that plans to replace a pub with 33 flats will cause “nightmare” parking problems near their homes. Three Rivers Homes is embarking on its inaugural development to build “much-needed” houses in South Oxhey, af

Teenager arrested in Thornton Heath in connection to Parsons Green bombing

A teenager has been arrested at a Thornton Heath home in connection to the Parsons Green bombing. Early Thursday morning police officers arrested a 17-year-old boy and have begun a search of the house. The property where anti-terror cops arr

Man robbed and almost blinded during high street chemical attack

An elderly man had his watch stolen and could have lost his sight after he was attacked with a chemical substance. The 75-year-old was set upon by two men riding a scooter while he was walking down Buckingham Parade, off The Broadway in Stanmor

Petition opposing new Tesco in Twickenham calls on council to reject it

A petition has been launched calling on the council to reject a new Tesco being opened in Twickenham. A planning application to convert 117 London Road into four flats and a shop was refused in 2015 on the grounds of size, overdevelopment, incr

Explosions reported in rural village

TWO explosions in the village of Peterchurch woke residents up at 2am last night.  At around 2.30am the power cut out in the centre of the Golden Valley village. When the power attempted to come back on a minute or two later there was a lo

Is this award-winning sourdough worthy of its title?

Is this award-winning sourdough from Cinnamon Square in Rickmansworth worthy of its title? (From Watford Observer)We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.Learn more about cookiesOK 

Recruitment of former Croydon student lands Chelsea in trouble

The recruitment of a former Croydon school student has landed Chelsea Football Club in trouble. An investigation into Chelsea's recruitment of youth players has been launched and Bertrand Traore - who attended the Whitgift School - is the reaso

Trading standards officers nab shop director selling dodgy toys

A rogue trader has been fined for peddling fake toys from a film which hasn’t even been made. Namilini Moorthy, 48, shop director at Multie Choice, in Streatfield Road, Harrow, has been sent a bill for £2,000 for selling a host of dodgy good