Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Even more pothole anger

Yellow Advertiser: Residents resort to DIY to fix potholed roads


Towed away vehicle anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Police 'towed away my van to make way for roadworks'

Not a lot of sympathy in the comments, where they point out that he must have known not to park there in the first place

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Olympic tickets anger

Dorset Echo: Computer glitch means families miss Olympic torch relay party

"I think it’s discrimination."


Fracking cracking anger

Blackpool Gazette: Man claims cracks in home caused by gas company's 'fracking' work

Where's the fracking evidence?

Flooded underpass anger

Epping Forest Guardian: Locals forced to cross busy road after underpass floods

Bloody hell, it's like the Black Hole of Calcutta down there

Monday, July 30, 2012

Rubbish tip anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Dispute over rats at rubbish tip

Rats? At a rubbish tip? BROKEN BRITAIN

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Vandalised playground anger

Oxford Mail: Fury as thousands of pounds of damage caused at park

"We believe it was just a small minority who did this." says councillor (as opposed to a massive majority)

Pub unhappy hour staged anger

York Press: Landlord introduces 'unhappy hour' at pub

Oh, cheer up you misery

Community centre anger

Milton Keynes Citizen: Residents campaign against Sri Lankan centre

"We're not against mosques, but..."

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Fishy business anger

Guernsey Press: Fish stolen from aquarium 'subsequently used to win angling competition'

There's no - oh-ho! - plaice for actions like these in the world of competitive fishing

Spotter's Badge: Dan

Beer refusal anger

Blackpool Gazette: Shop refuses to sell beer to woman, 60


Stolen light anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Thieves steal emergency light from blood service car

Easily solved: Rob a disco

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Unwelcome competition anger

Yorkshire Evening Post: Traders claim market events are costing them sales

Also, you are trying to sell ice cream in the rain

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Arson about anger

Wandsworth Guardian: Residents 'living in fear' of arson attacks

"I'd fill her hole" (With a piece of fire-proof boarding cut to fit)

Spotter's Badge: Alexandra

Insurance scam anger

Oxford Mail: Pensioners fear they have lost hundreds in scam

*head - desk*

But seriously: Don't give money to cold callers.

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Load of cobbles anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Local roads 'like the Third World'

Never mind the hyperbole: SOCKS AND SANDALS

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Crappy residents anger

Blackpool Gazette: Landlord’s fury at trail of destruction

Looks perfectly fine to me

Friday, July 27, 2012

Dull News in Local Newspapers

Portsmouth News: Bin catches fire

Westmorland Gazette: Charity duck stolen

Watford Observer: Man trapped in house

Hemel Gazette: Supermarket gets pound coin trolleys, like everywhere else

Spotter's Badge: Elizabeth, TRT, Jack

Community garden anger

Liverpool Echo: Council orders residents to rip down community garden

But... but... they're TINY

Spotter's Badge: @MerseyMal

Sleepless in Benfleet anger

Essex Echo: Residents kept awake all night by roadworks

"I'd keep her up all night" (By playing loud music outside her bedroom window)

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Eviction anger

Portsmouth News: Anger as garage business turfed out for new grocery shop

How about drive-thru MOTs and buy ciggies and beer while you wait?

Spotter's Badge: Jon, Tom, Tristan

Flower theft anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Brazen theft of flower tray from centre display

Angry mole is angry, AGAIN

Spotter's Badge with gold star: Karen

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Garden decking arrest warrant anger

Manchester Evening News: Arrest warrant out for mum over failure to get planning permission for decking

"I'd give her some wood" (So she can repair her back garden)

Spotter's Badge: Charlotte, Maria

Bad E-fit

Essex Echo: Police search for Canvey robber

Identifying features: Once had an accident with the 'clone' tool on Photoshop

Don't have nightmares

Spotter's Badge: Barry, Julia

Fuel theft anger

Beds on Sunday: Fury at police over lack of action to solve £20,000 fuel theft

You know how some newspapers employ inch-high photographers? The Beds on Sunday has the opposite problem

Spotter's Badge: James

Ugly box anger

Blackpool Gazette: Civic society's outrage as grey utilities box appears on Fleetwood seafront

"I'd fill her ugly box" (With a selection of organically-grown vegetables for the church Thanksgiving service)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Family in limbo anger

Edinburgh Evening News: Residents left in uncertainty as rail plans put on hold

Andrew 'Brillo Pad' Neil's looking good these days

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Disability parking spot anger

Stuff.nz: Residents fed up with drivers who abuse disabled parking places

"I'd find somewhere to park, round the back"

Lorry damage anger

Brentwood Gazette: Couple considering moving after spate of damage by passing trucks

A load of bollards from the council

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Flooding anger

Shields Gazette: Shopkeeps raise fists to sky in impotent fury after second flood in matter of days

"I'd give her a wet spot to clean up" (The dog's done a wee on the carpet)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Angry cat anger / Dull News in Local Newspapers crossover

Ely Weekly News: Cat trapped in shed for eight days

Angry pets. Dull news. Together at last.

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Huge weeds anger

Whitstable Times: Residents fear Day of the Triffids as huge weeds take over estate

Not liking Kerry Katona's new look AT ALL

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Floral roundabout anger

Stafford Sentinel: Families camp out in attempt to save floral roundabout

Then, SURFING!!!

Spotter's Badge: TRT

School place anger

Edinburgh Evening News: Mum's anger over school place 'snub'

Our spotter says: Child has to walk 10 minutes to school due to catchment boundaries = OUTRAGE

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

River of shite anger

Portsmouth News: Residents of River Of Shite Street fed up with living with river of shite

In summary: Shite

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Monday, July 23, 2012

Smashed wall anger

Brighouse Echo: Emergency talks over unsafe road

Still, that's tidier than some front gardens round our way

Spotter's Badge: Ross

Potholed road anger

Middlewich Guardian: Mountain road dubbed worst potholed in borough

"Done a poo"

Spotter's Badge: Maria

Bad haircut anger

Coventry Telegraph: Boy banned from school over 'David Beckham' haircut

His mum did it. She's a hairdresser.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Barbecued swans anger

Wakefield Express: Anger as poachers kill and eat local swans

They're not blaming the Polish, but it's the Polish

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Angry People in Local Newspapers contributor anger

Winsford Guardian: APILN regular explodes with fury after council wheelie bin cock-up

"I'd encourage her to send in more angry links"

Spotter's Badge: Maria

Death trap anger, again

Wakefield Express: Campaign to slow traffic on 'death trap' road

"I'd something something double entendre something"

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Council spending anger

Brentwood Gazette: Probe called into use of credit cards by local council

And a superb - and rare - example of the meta-fury that is the angry person holding up a copy of the newspaper.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Messy bus stop anger

Royston Weekly News: Residents angry at mess left at bus stop

"I'd leave her with a mess to clear up" (By dumping my bins in her front garden)

Spotter's Badge: James

Disabled badge anger

Streatham Guardian: Pensioner's car towed for placing photocopy of Blue Badge in car window

I put it to you that Councillor Alex Davies is, in fact, a cardboard cut-out of Councillor Alex Davies

Spotter's Badge: Rachel

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Dull News in Local Newspapers

Wokingham Times: Boy stuck in railings

Rugby Advertiser: Rugby mentioned in EastEnders

Hemel Gazette: ANARCHY as 'Don't feed the ducks' sign ignored

Too loud cinema anger

Edinburgh Evening News: Family complains as loud film leave daugter in tears

Also, she appears to have superglued her hands to the side of her head

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Council tax anger

Folkestone Herald: Angry bloke taken to court over council tax blunder

I'm not entirely sure if that's his arm

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Lack of buses anger

Hemel Today: Residents furious at cuts to local bus services

Glad to see the late Sir Norman Wisdom up and about again

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Facebook hate campaign anger

Essex Echo: Councillor says Facebook campaign against him is wrong

And he's right. The numpties.

Spotter's Badge: Barry