"Bigger than 1D", says Simon.
X Factor 2017 winner is announced
Rak-Su have been named the winners of the X Factor 2017. The Watford-based group beat Grace Davies in the final of the ITV singing competition - the first boy band to win the show since it started in 2004.

Pop review: The Staves and yMusic: The Way Is Read
★★★★☆Emily, Jessica and Camilla Staveley-Taylor are sisters from Watford blessed with the gift of vocal harmony; yMusic are a New York-based classical collective heralded for their work on the...

Gang shot wrong man through letterbox
A gang planning a revenge attack shot the wrong man through a letterbox. Shaun Smith suffered leg injuries when the sawn-off shotgun was fired at him in the flat of Ahmed Oke, the intended target, in December 2016.

Rak-Su are through to the X Factor Finals 2017
Simon Cowel says I had a feeling I would like their performance, it was original, it was best of british

Anthony Joshua boxing session on top of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai
The highest boxing ring in the world the 28-year-old from Watford holds the IBF, WBA and IBO belts has been called out by fellow world champions Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker.

Michal Siewniak of Watford CVS tells all about his trip to the houses of Parliament with Watford residents.
Trip to the Houses of Parliament - Monday 13 Nov 2017 | Watford CVS
Michal Siewniak, Watford CVS Service Manager said: 'Our visit to the Houses of Parliament was incredible; 'intensive intellectually', informative and educational.

Heartfelt words. Even if you're not sleeping out, do something to support this cause.
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time...
'View from the Cole-Face' It's early spring. The sun is out. My P.A., Camilla, and I are in a meeting with New Hope.

Are you taking part in the Big Imagine Sleepout for NewHope Trust?
The Big Imagine Sleepout
New Hope, in partnership with Imagine Property Group, is incredibly excited to announce The Big Imagine Sleepout.

It goes back to his school days in Watford, when the star was sent to see his deputy headmaster for a bit of careers advice...
Bradley Walsh proved his careers officer wrong
"Absolutely true," says Bradley Walsh. "That's absolutely true. "Absolutely true. Absolutely true. Ab-so-lutely true." The thing that is true (and absolutely true, at that) is an anecdote Walsh tells in the song You Know Best from his new album, When You're Smiling.

Watford's Richarlison eye by Big Six club after just three months in England
Spurs are keeping tabs on Watford starlet Richarlison. The 20-year-old Brazilian forward has made an instant and impressive impact in England since his summer move to Vicarage Road.