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Sir Elton John reveals Crocodile Rock was written as a 'joke'

Sir Elton John has revealed that that he wrote one of his biggest hits, Crocodile Rock, as ‘a joke’ and that he will ‘never ever’ sing it again after his tour.The 74-year-old year nabbed his first US number one with the song in 1973 but apparently there is no special place for it in his heart.

metro.co.uk ,  3h 1
Sir Elton John reveals Crocodile Rock was written as a 'joke'

Troy Deeney criticises Aston Villa players after Man United defeat

BirminghamLive brings reaction from Watford striker Troy Deeney to the 3-1 defeat to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Red Devils at Villa Park Watford striker Troy Deeney questioned the role of two Aston Villa players during the build-up to Manchester United's second goal in a 3-1 win at Villa Park on Sunday.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3h 6
Troy Deeney criticises Aston Villa players after Man United defeat

Elton John joins Watford FC players and fans as club celebrates promotion

The former chairman has long been connected to the Hertfordshire club World famous pop star Elton John was spotted at Vicarage Road this weekend celebrating Watford FC's promotion back to the Premier League with players and fans.Watford finished second in the Championship table after a wonderful season, surging on to claim an automatic promotion spot after their manager Vladimir Ivić was replaced in December by current head coach Xisco Munoz.

hertfordshiremercury.co.uk ,  4h 3
Elton John joins Watford FC players and fans as club celebrates promotion

Bruno Fernandes hailed for helping to inspire Manchester United to the cusp of success this season with Troy Deeney highlighting his 'desire to win'

Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes has again been lauded by pundits after playing a starring role in leading the club to the cusp of success this season.Fernandes has scored 16 goals in all competitions and been ever-present for a United team on course for their first trophy since 2017 with the Europa League final to come in Gdansk later this month.

dailymail.co.uk ,  6h 0
Bruno Fernandes hailed for helping to inspire Manchester United to the cusp of success this season with Troy Deeney highlighting his 'desire to win'

Watford mum left 'traumatised' after giving birth to son 16 weeks early

Danielle Bradford was separated from her baby right at the start of his life, and now wants to raise awareness to help others in her position A Herts mum-of-two has opened up about the mental and physical pain she suffered during and after the premature birth of her child.

hertfordshiremercury.co.uk ,  6h 0
Watford mum left 'traumatised' after giving birth to son 16 weeks early

The doll's house model for a hospital that never was

Doll's house model for a Abbots Langley hospital near Watford Moving from a country where access to any type of decent medical care is determined by the size of your bank account or your ability to pay for a private health insurance policy, to one where medical care is provided by the Government and has been a part of that country's history of caring since around 1495, was a very pleasant surprise.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  6h 0
The doll's house model for a hospital that never was

Deeney says McGinn is 'more important' to Villa than Grealish

The midfielder has played in all but one of Villa's Premier League games so far this season and had a hand part in their opening goal against Man United Watford striker turned pundit Troy Deeney has said that Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn is ‘more important’ to Aston Villa than club captain Jack Grealish.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  6h 0
Deeney says McGinn is 'more important' to Villa than Grealish

More details on how Watford was transformed to be an Iraqi desert in new BBC drama

BBC's Danny Boy director explains how filming took place in Watford The director of BBC Two’s upcoming war drama has gone into more detail of the filming challenges presented when filming in Watford to make it look like an Iraqi desert.The new feature-length BBC Two battlefield drama Danny Boy was shot in Watford, instead of Iraq, due to the travel restrictions enforced from the pandemic.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  7h 1
More details on how Watford was transformed to be an Iraqi desert in new BBC drama

Lib Dems retain majority in Watford

Full election results for Watford as Lib Dems stay in control The local elections held in Watford were largely uneventful with no seats across the town changing hands.The Liberal Democrats have maintained their control of Watford Borough Council after the results of the May 2021 elections were announced at Watford Colosseum on Saturday.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  8h 0
Lib Dems retain majority in Watford

Police 'growing increasingly concerned' for missing Watford boy, 15

Call 101 if you have information on his whereabouts, or 999 for immediate sightings Officers are 'growing increasingly concerned' for the welfare of a Herts teenager who has been reported missing., 15, was last seen at his home address in Watford, Hertfordshire, at 9pm last night (Saturday, May 8).

hertfordshiremercury.co.uk ,  9h 1
Police 'growing increasingly concerned' for missing Watford boy, 15

A charming picture of children and a horse and cart in Watford a century ago

By Anthony Matthews Community Content Editor It may not be apparent but this almost tranquil photo of children standing on the kerb side was taken at what has become a busy road in Watford.The Watford Observer has again teamed up with Watford Museum and is delighted to showcase some pictures from its archive.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  10h 0
A charming picture of children and a horse and cart in Watford a century ago

Police searching for missing Watford teen last seen yesterday evening

By Nathan Louis Senior Reporter Police have launched an appeal to help find a teenager who has been reported missing.Steve Lloyd, 15, was last seen at his home address in Watford at 9pm last night (Saturday May 8).Steve is described as white, of a slim build, 5ft 8in tall, with green eyes and short dark brown hair that is longer on top.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  10h 6
Police searching for missing Watford teen last seen yesterday evening

Watford in free transfer talks with River Plate striker Rafael Borre

WATFORD are in talks with Colombian striker Rafael Borre about joining the Premier League new boys on a free.Borre is leaving Argentine side River Plate — where he played in the Copa Libertadores final in 2019 — and wants to come back to Europe.The 25-year-old was with Atletico Madrid early in his career before heading back to South America for more regular action.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  11h 2
Watford in free transfer talks with River Plate striker Rafael Borre

Say hello to these gorgeous new arrivals

Two adorable babies born in Watford Baby's full name Beatrix Charlotte Yvonne Proctor-Hill Date of birth Watford General Hospital Place of birth 23.4.21 Weight 7lb 7oz Parents - Mum and Dad's full names Charlotte Anne Hill and Michael Raymond Proctor Siblings' full names Sebastian Michael Raymond Proctor-Hill Where were you, the parents, born?

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  11h 1
Say hello to these gorgeous new arrivals

Look at his smile! Can you give Razzy a loving home?

Watford rescue centre seeks home for Staffordshire Bull Terrier Hi, my name’s Razzy and I’m a handsome four-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier with a beautiful, big Staffy smile.I came to the National Animal Welfare Trust from our Trindledown Farm site in February.I’m an anxious boy who is nervous of new people but once I know you, I love a cuddle.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  13h 1
Look at his smile! Can you give Razzy a loving home?

Elton John enjoys family day out with sons as they cheer Watford to victory

Elton John proved to be a lucky charm as he cheered football team Watford to victory against Swansea.The I’m Still Standing singer treated sons Zachary and Elijah – who he shares with husband David Furnish – to a family day out at Vicarage Road for the final game of the Championship season.

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Elton John enjoys family day out with sons as they cheer Watford to victory

£300k homes in Watford, Royston and Hatfield compared to their UK namesakes

There are good deals in Hertfordshire - but you can definitely get more for your money elsewhere It's no secret that buying a home in Hertfordshire is a costly decision.For those looking at buying a house in the county, it can be gutting to see just what else you could get for your money elsewhere in the country.

hertfordshiremercury.co.uk ,  1d 5
£300k homes in Watford, Royston and Hatfield compared to their UK namesakes

Sheffield United expected to approach Jokanovic about their managerial vacancy

Sheffield United will attempt to try and set up a meeting with Slavisa Jokanovic to discuss the managerial vacancy at Bramall Lane, The Star understands.After parting company with Chris Wilder in March, club officials had planned to appoint either Oostende head coach Alexander Blessin or caretaker Paul Heckingbottom as the 53-year-old’s successor.

thestar.co.uk ,  1d 0
Sheffield United expected to approach Jokanovic about their managerial vacancy

Sir Elton John spotted at Vicarage Road for final game of Watford's season

By Lewis Berrill Chief reporter - east London and west Essex Sir Elton John was spotted enjoying Watford win 2-0 against Swansea City at Vicarage Road in the last game of the Championship season.The Hornets, who are Premier League bound, took all three points thanks to second half goals from Andre Gray and Isaac Success.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  1d 0
Sir Elton John spotted at Vicarage Road for final game of Watford's season

'Absolutely amazing' - Visually impaired teen completes walking challenge

A visually impaired teen has gone the extra mile by completing a gruelling walking challenge all in aid of the hospital department looking after him.Ryan, 15, had a difficult start to life after being born at just 24 weeks old after his mum Ann had Hellp Syndrome, a pregnancy complication that affects the blood and liver.

edp24.co.uk ,  1d 0
'Absolutely amazing' - Visually impaired teen completes walking challenge