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News published February 2016

  • Watford Museum wins a Tourism Rosette

    Watford Museum has been awarded the accreditation of VisitEngland’s Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, for the seventh year running.

    Published: 26th February 2016
  • Moving ahead with our major projects

    The Metropolitan Line Extension and Watford Health Campus projects are full steam ahead, with works gathering pace this spring. Unfortunately, as a result there will be some disruption on the roads but please bear with us, Watford remains open for business.

    Published: 25th February 2016
  • Big Word Fest

    To mark a year filled with literary milestones, we have announced our first ever literary festival.

    Published: 25th February 2016
  • Safer Watford

    Watford Borough Council has installed CCTV cameras through the Town Hall subway to protect residents and visitors to the town

    Published: 24th February 2016
  • A better community centre for Meriden

    Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust is starting a complete refurbishment of Meriden Community Centre.

    Published: 22nd February 2016
  • Digging into Cassiobury Park’s history

    Amateur archaeologists discovered some copper metalwork, identified as possible roof flashing, on a dig recently in the grounds of Swiss Cottage in Cassiobury Park.

    Published: 16th February 2016
  • We’ve recycled more than the weight of 1,622 iPhone’s

    In October Watford Borough Council installed new recycling bins in the town centre, next to the Central Library, so Watford residents could recycle small electrical items.

    Published: 15th February 2016
  • Watford's Spring Clean

    To welcome in the spring, the council is launching a two-week town-wide spring clean on Friday 4 March, and is looking for local residents to get involved.

    Published: 15th February 2016
  • Holocaust survivor makes plea to younger generation ‘Tell the world our story because we will not be here’

    Speaking at a Holocaust Memorial Day event at Watford Synagogue, Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert urged students present to “Tell the world our story because in a few years’ time we will not be here."

    Published: 12th February 2016
  • Right to Rent goes live across England

    Right to Rent has now gone live across England.

    Published: 12th February 2016
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