Nottingham Post: Fury as free bus passes for disabled passengers set to be scrapped
In other news, Nottingham is built on the side of a mountain
Monday, January 31, 2011
Camden New Journal: New phone cabinets spreading 'like triffids', rages councillor
They also turn you green.
Spotter's Badge: Michael
Northants Evening Telegraph: Villagers fear pollution, prostitution, drug dealing, congestion, Sodom, Gomorrah, dogs and cats living together over truck stop plans
Our local truck stop is Dorset's number one transvestite dogging site. I found this out the hard way, and now it's all come flooding back.
Spotter's Badge: Jim
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Oxford Mail: Pensioners point in fury as raw sewage floods driveway
Bloody hell - I hope the photographer's had his jabs. Talk about suffering for your job
Nottingham Post: Dad's anger after being served burger covered in human blood
Look, they had to get rid of Ronald McDonald somehow... War is HELL
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Oxford Mail: Campaigners vow to fight on over planned library closure
Loads of 'Library Cuts' stories around at the moment with varying degrees of anger. This one to beat.
Friday, January 28, 2011
Oxford Mail: Back-to-work scheme to shut down after budget cuts
Note the "I'd don't give a shit" comment from the Taxpayers Alliance in the final paragraph. Dicks.
Saint Louis Today: Angry bloke protests about traffic signals through the tried-and-tested medium of the golden toilet in your front garden
We've all been there, haven't we?
Spotter's Badge: Keri
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Oxford Mail: Council to reconsider parking fees after drivers' anger
"Go on - love that machine! Show your love!"
Dorset Echo: Baying hate mob descends on WH Smith branch over gift card refusal, burning, trashing and looting as they go
Still, it was a great day out, and the all-meat barbecue was a cracker
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Sheffield Star: Woman fumes to local newspaper after being refused taxi fare for carrying beer
...but had somehow forgotten to complain to the council.
Spotter's Badge: Boris
Southampton Daily Echo: Couple lose appeal after building home on Green Belt
"What's that over there? Someone with a big pot of cash?"
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
The Star Phoenix: Girl, aged four, left terrified by airport security patdown
Can't say I blame the airport people. That kid looks right shifty to me.
Spotter's Badge: Britt
Lancashire Telegraph: Garage boss stunned by £22,000 electricity bill
Textbook "angry bloke holding up piece of paper" shot. Well played!
Lancashire Telegraph: Ice cream company faces ruin over electricity bill error
"I'd ask her for a 69"
Spotter's Badge: Paul
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Ledbury Reporter: Villagers demand action over speeding menace
Our "Slow down or we strangle this kitten" campaign, I would like to point out, was a huge success. Why not give it a go?
Manchester Evening News: Angry family is angry after thieves make off with Christmas gifts
Oh dear. They were doing so well right up to the line "Alexandra, who is not insured for the losses....", which earns them a right kicking in the comments.
Spotter's Badge: Maria
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Essex Echo: Campaigners ask for address change after 999 confusion
Suggested new name: Graeme Garden
Friday, January 21, 2011
Grimsby Telegraph: Angry man sets up video camera to catch dog poo culprits
He is wearing a cammo jacket. Indoors.
Sunshine Coast Daily: Now in stock: Cudgels, Bludgeons and big pointy sticks
My kind of shop.
Spotter's Badge: Rob
Llanelli Star: Former miner forced to dig, dig DIG! to get water running
Either that, or he's got no legs
Spotter's Badge: Rob
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Northern Echo: Angry woman gets ticket for parking outside her own home
I got a note from the police. It said "Parking Fine", which was nice.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
NZ Herald and yes we know it's a national paper but we don't care: Family dismayed as armed police called out over toy gun
Actually, I think the rozzers were called over a charge of possession of James Corden's face in a built-up area
Spotter's Badge: Kris
Monday, January 17, 2011
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Dorset Echo: Shopper's anger as in-store franchise (and the only music store in town) refuses gift cards
Good grief, people actually still buy CDs and DVDs from actual shops, then? Wow.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Manly Daily: Manly man not feeling manly after stepping on discarded syringe
I suspect this whole Manly thing might be a put-on to impress Manly women
Spotter's Badge: Gerry
Townsville Bulletin: Lens-shattering fury as sex shop has its computer hard drive stolen. You know the one. The one where they stored those special photos you had done
Heh. "Hard" drive.
Spotter's Badge: @hp88
Friday, January 14, 2011
Freemantle-Cockburn Gazette: Tree on council land causes damage to private home
...featuring some lovely mirror image hands-on-hips, the likes of which I've not seen for a while.
Spotter's Badge: Kim