Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Recycling anger


Coventry Telegraph: Residents' fury as council refuses to empty recycling bins

Plentiful supplies of Soylent Green, I notice.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Stolen lead anger


Dorset Echo: Vicar forgives thieves TO DEATH as lead stolen from church roof

Fact: All lady vicars must have a single-syllable first name (for eg Deb, Jo, Bev). Exception: Geraldine

Collapsed ceiling anger


Waltham Forest Guardian: Single mum's I-told-you-so as ceiling caves in

Waltham Forest seems to be in a state of permanent collapse.

Spotter's Badge: Beth

Monday, August 30, 2010

Garden hole anger


Bucks Free Press: Pointy man furious as holes appear in back gardens

Somebody call Tom Baker

Spotter's Badge: Christopher

Out of focus anger


Macarthur Chronicle: NIMBYs complain over sale of school land

And top use of the word "Curtilage", too.

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Affordable homes anger


Stourbridge News: Villagers furious over plans to let poor people live nearby

And, as our spotter points out, they're fast running out of fields in the area.

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Terrorised by giant seagull anger


Dorset Echo: Weymouth Residents terrorised by giant seagull

We don't have enough dodgy montages. Fixed that for you.

Clamping anger


Kingston Guardian: Clamping victims concede defeat

"I'd clamp her outside a community hall"

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Bus Anger


Manchester Evening News: Passenger wages campaign against poor bus service


The Messenger: Passenger slams Stagecoach over bus timetable

And from our contributor:


I dunno. This one is clearly NOT from a local paper.

Spotter's badge: Gigglestick

ASBO anger


Metro: Elderly ravers threatened with ASBO by council officials

Bloody senile delinquents.

Spotter's Badge: Colin

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Bad E-fit


Met Police: Police search for aggravated burglary suspect

This badly-drawn shitcake likes to rob and beat old ladies. Turn him in.

Don't have nightmares.

Spotter's Badge: @TheManWhoFell

Vandalism anger


This is Lancashire: Fury over vandalised ambulance station

Go on. Beat the little bastards up. Then fix them. Then beat them up again.

Phone scam anger


Royston Crow: Couple don't quite fall victim to phone scam

Still, no point dressing up if you're going to be in the local paper.

Spotter's Badge: Rich

Church window anger


Somewhere in Scotland Press and Journal: Fury as vandals smash church windows

Arrrrgh!

Spotter's Badge: PY

Friday, August 27, 2010

Library anger


Fulham Chronicle: Camapigners fight to save what was - back in the day - this site owner's local library, and if that isn't going to keep it open I don't know what is

Time to roll this out again:

"What do we want?"

"Shhh...."

Spotter's Badge: Mark

HOLIDAY HELL anger


Yorkshire Evening Post: Bridesmaid's fury as holiday firm collapses

I was Mollie Sugden's bridesmaid, you know.

Football ground anger


Peterborough Today: People who knowingly bought houses near football ground upset by football ground

Excellent NIMBY-ism, keep it up

Parking charge anger


Yellow Advertiser: Councillor's fury over parking charges

70p per hour? You lucky, lucky bastards.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Crime spree anger


Dorset Echo: Simple Portland folk upset by crime spree by simple Portland chavs

Twinned with Theydon Bois and the Bois de Bologne

Inflated bill anger


Sunshine Coast Daily: Residents furious as blunder lead to huge council tax bills

And there's nowhere better for a bit of formation anger than round the back by the bins.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Court case anger


Aberdeen Evening Express: Taxi driver furious that court case has ruined his business

Click on through to make up your mind whether he brought it upon himself.

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Crushed skateboard / Stolen cash anger


Dorset Echo: Mum's fury as son earns cash washing cars, drops his ten pound note in the street, then watches in mounting despair as a) man runs off with money and b) car runs over his skateboard. Ta-da!

A veritable tale of woe

Also: "I'd run over her skateboard"

Stolen cat anger


Sunshine Coast Daily: Women think missing cats may have been stolen

"Mad cat woman is angry"

And there is nothing - NOTHING - like the wrath of a mad cat woman

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Ginnel anger


Manchester Evening News: Anger over plans to reopen ginnel

A WHAT?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Getting onto the 'Cat dumped in a wheelie bin' Anger bandwagon


Coventry Telegraph: A nation screams out in collective fury as woman dumps family cat in wheelie bin

I was beginning to feel sorry for the woman who did the dirty deed as the outpourings of rage against her reached a fever pitch. Then Gazza turned up at her door with a fishing road and a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken. She's on her own...

Badger anger


Dorset Echo: Anger, despair as badgers dig up grave

It's not badgers. It's zombies. Frickin' brain-eatin' ZOMBIES

Broken arms anger


York Press: Family upset over ambulance delay

Another furious parent embarrassing the hell out of their child

Spotter's Badges: Jo, Jamie

Funding cuts anger


Watford Observer: Funding cuts to close vital children's centres

Won't someone please think about the children?

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Monday, August 23, 2010

Fire not-angry-at-all


Bournemouth Echo: Idiot teenager escapes after setting fire to his own bed

Think once. Think twice. Think: Don't toss in the bed

Roadworks anger


Dorset Echo: Littlemoor traders fuming as roadworks set to disrupt access to shops. For one day.

Local knowledge: Littlemoor would, in fact, be greatly improved with a fifty-foot wall built around it, with Snake Plissken as one of its residents

Also: "I'd turn her lorries"

Barrier repair anger


Wigan Today sponsored by The Hot Tub Outlet: Wigan man's fury over repairs to just two barriers

Also, they forgot the Evel Knievel-style ramp

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Good God, even more pothole anger


Basildon Echo: UKIP man points with abject fury at Basildon potholes

Top pointing, UKIP bloke. If there's any political party that knows how to point with impotent fury, it's UKIP.

Pie shop anger


Stuff.Nz: Naked pie man 'unhappy'

1. He doesn't look too displeased.

2. Rare shot of Iggy Pop smiling

Spotter's Badge: Ben

Bird attack anger


Brighton Argus: Fear and loathing in Brighton as seagulls taste human flesh

"I'd peck her around the head"

Spotter's Badge: Skuds

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Even more pothole anger


Glasgow Evening Times: Glasgow's potholes 'are the worst in the country'

That's the spirit, fill the holes up with used cigarette packets

Parking ticket anger


Croydon Advertiser: Mum's fury as 'laughing' parking inspector writes ticket

"I'd park on her dropped kerb"

Actually, I wouldn't

Hospital anger


Jersey Evening Post: Patients furious over health service cuts

Something something Bergerac something

Friday, August 20, 2010

Rubbish anger


Wolverhampton Express and Star: Fury as rubbish not cleared in Wednesbury

"I'd tie her up in a black bag"

Flyposting anger


Oxford Times: Officials cross-armed in fury at flyposters

Here's a novel approach - why not ask them to stop?

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Dentist Anger


Southampton Daily Echo: Dentist vows bloody revenge as council refuse permission for sign

Predictable sexist comment of the day: "I'd give her a filling"

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Cake anger


Stuff.Nz: Fury as cafe charges extra to cut tasty, tasty cake

And it's a bloody HUGE cake, too.

Spotter's Badge: Nic

Lawn mowing anger


Wolverhampton Express and Star: Dudley residents furious as council refuses to mow verges

"Right, has anybody here got a 400 yard long extension lead?"

Oil attack anger



Bournemouth Echo: Drivers furious as cars splashed with oil

This could be a new look for drivers everywhere. Or not

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Nurses' pay anger


Brisbane Times: Nurses furious as payroll debacle enters fourth month

Look, just pay up you fools, or she puts chili powder in your enema.

Smashed window anger


Dorset Echo: Couple living in fear after attack on home

Don't fancy yours much

HOLIDAY HELL anger


Liverpool Echo: Family's fury over Liverpool Airport HOLIDAY HELL

EasyJet.

Spotter's Badge: Page888

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

More parking anger


Croydon Guardian: Council turn down residents' parking request

"I'd park my throbbing monster something something sexist something"