News from the Women's Centre Plus

From time to time we are featured in various local media. This a good way to follow what is happening at the centre in addition to our Facebook, Google + an Twitter updates.

October 2013

New women's charity opens in Market Street, Watford

A new charity shop and crèche aimed at supporting women in Watford has opened in the town centre. Watford Women's Centre Plus opened its doors in Market Street yesterday at a ceremony led by the town's elected mayor, Dorothy Thornhill.

Read more at New women's charity opens in Market Street, Watford © Watford Observer 2013

September 2012

Mayor Dorothy Thornhill and Baroness Brinton give talk at Watford Women's Centre

The real life stories of two high achieving women, Baroness Sal Brinton and Watford's elected mayor Dorothy Thornhill, were regaled at the annual meeting of Watford Women's Centre at the YMCA on Thursday last week.

The evening celebrated 100 Years of Women Voting and the centre's 22nd birthday.

The audience of more than 60 women and men heard an opening address by Baroness Brinton, who is the great niece of Mary Stocks, one of the very first suffragists active before World War I. Sal, as the Liberal Democrat Baroness prefers to be called, told of her work to bring to fruition the stalking bill that becomes law in November saying: "If I leave the House of Lords tomorrow it is the one thing of which I can be proud."

Read the full article here Mayor Dorothy Thornhill and Baroness Brinton give talk at Watford Women's Centre © Watford Observer 2012