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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Watford Film Society receives two national prizes

At the British Federation of Film Societies annual conference, Watford Film Society were presented with the ‘Best Website’ award by BBC Radio 4’s Francine Stock. Watford Film Society Chairman, Dr Tim Swanwick, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for us. We started from nothing in January this year and now we’re in a position where we have a large and loyal membership, a fantastic season of films on offer and lots of exciting plans going forward. Our website has been …

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Teacher wins praise for German passion

Samantha Webster, a German teacher at Watford Grammar School for Boys, has been shortlisted for a national award for her work making German lessons fun for her students. The teacher, who lived in Austria for ten years, believes that fun is the key to learning a language and encourages all of her pupils to speak German at all times, regardless of their ability.

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Project receives award from the National Housing Federation

A community project that works to help vulnerable people in Watford has received an award. Watford Community Housing Trust has worked with agencies including the Hertfordshire Police on a scheme that aims to help members of the community feel safer in their own homes. The Partnership Protected Areas (PPA) Project won the National Housing Federation ‘What We Are Proud Of’ Award.

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