Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hanging baskets ban anger

Exeter Express and Echo: Women told to remove hanging baskets from flats


Ryanair anger

Birmingham Mail: Airline puts family on wrong plane by mistake

Stop sulking, they were doing you a favour

Spotter's Badge: Martyn

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Town council censorship anger

Watford Observer: Man thinks he can run Watford better, council chiefs think otherwise

Serial complainer? Thought of joining UKIP?

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Passport office anger again

Coventry Telegraph: Couple get passport documents for wrong family

Wait... isn't that Brick from Anchorman?

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Fixed his kitchen anger

Bolton News: Man demands £400 compensation for fixing his own kitchen

And - amazingly - the comments stick up for him

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Monday, July 28, 2014

UTTERLY WRECKED wedding anger

Gteenwich News Shopper: Scaffolding at wedding venue has COMPLETELY DESTRYOYED MY SPECIAL DAY ARGH

Dare I say it? First World Problems KLAXON. I've said it.

Spotter's Badge: Rob, Christina

Bexley in Bloom passive-aggressive anger

Bexley News Shopper: Bloke so annoyed that council has axed gardening competition that he's put up a moderately-worded sign


Spotter's Badge: Christina

TV confusion anger

NJ Star-Ledger: Something about cable cancellation fees

Here's a note to US local newspaper writers - if you don't get to the point of the story by the ninth paragraph, readers are going to give up. Put the point of the story in the FIRST paragraph. You're welcome.

Spotter's badge: Terry

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Sweary mayor anger

Essex Chronicle: Mum claims the deputy mayor of Chelsmford told her to f-off in a branch of McDonald's

Stay classy, Chelmsford. Stay classy.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Closed path anger

Aldershot News and Mail: Scrap dealer throws a hissy fit, closes popular cycle path

And well done to the News & Mail for providing many, many angry photos to go with this story.

Love seat anger

NJ Star-Ledger: Woman's dispute with furniture shop described in eye-watering detail

To be honest, I had half a mind to put this one on Dull News in Local Newspapers where it belongs

Spotter's Badge: Terry

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Broken wing mirror anger

Essex Echo: Vandals run amok

Disappointed nobody's demanding to bring back the birch. What's wrong with you, Essex?

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Local parking for local people anger

Stratford Herald: Residents set up their own parking restrictions

Good luck with that.

Overflowing bins anger

Kent Online: Locals want something done about their bins

Like emptying them, perhaps

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Friday, July 25, 2014

Stolen fuel anger

Nottingham Post: Thieves make off with thousands of litres of fuel oil

"This premises is alarmed" - one of the great lies of modern times.

Spotter's Badge: Jon