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Back to the list This week, some of our residents got the chance to see this iconic building close up as part of a group trip to learn about how communities can work more closely and effectively with the government.

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.

Did you see Harry Winks in Pryzm over the weekend?
This guy tried to expose Harry Winks for going clubbing - it seriously backfired
It's unclear whether there is any truth in the rumours that Harry Winks has courted interest from Barcelona, but the fact that he is being mentioned in the same sentence as the European giants says a lot about his potential.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue were called to the house in Watford and hauled her to safety using ropes after she was sedated.
Dog petrified by fireworks is found stuck between two houses half a mile from home
A dog that was scared by fireworks fled to safety - only to get stuck between a wall and a conservatory half a mile from home.

Abbas Allawi was arrested after a specially trained police dog caught the scent of rhino horn in his home.
Watford man gets 14 months for trying to sell rhino horns and elephant tusks on Instagram
A man from Watford has been jailed for attempting to sell elephant tusks and rhino horns on Instagram. Abbas Allawi, 52, was imprisoned for 14 months for offences relating to the illegal purchase and sale of parts of endangered species.