Sunday, June 30, 2013

Council dog crap anger

Essex Echo: Council launches campaign against dog poop

It's the crap that's holding Basildon together

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Flag protocol anger

Tonbridge Courier: With all the world's problem's solved, former soldier turns his attention to incorrectly displayed Union Flag

Yeah, that'll learn 'em

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Unpredictable weather sort-of-anger

Wiltshire Times: Forecaster not sure what the weather's going to be

Rain, followed but 64,000 years of flames and brimstone. With sunny spells

Bad E-fit

Essex Police: Have you seen this maniac?

Wanted over a robbery, and crimes against good taste.

Don't have nightmares

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Zebra crossing anger

Leyland Guardian: Driver 'ignoring' zebra crossing outside school

Good grief - an original angry people photo

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Friday, June 28, 2013

Clinic closure anger

Stourbridge News: Anger over decision to close clinic

"BUY THIS PHOTO", the picture caption says. I WILL DO THAT THING.

And thanks to our Spotter Rob, Let's turn that frown upside-down!

Spotter's Badge: Tim

Ran out of petrol anger

Essex Echo: Driver's anger over parking ticket after his car broke down

Expecting sympathy in the comments? That's a NEW CAR, so he can forget it.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Street lamp anger

Bournemouth Echo: Man won't pay council tax until street lights are switched back on

First comment: "Buy a torch"

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Still banging on about toilets anger

Essex Echo: Councillor in the papers again over automatic toilets

Go on... guess which party

And here he is in a different hat

Spotter's Badge: Barry, Cora

Cemetery next to retirement home anger

Crawley Observer: Old folk have a problem with cemetery next door to their home

And you thought they'd be pleased with the convenience

Spotter's Badge: Skuds

Minute early parking ticket anger

Reading Post: Woman fined for parking a minute too early

And our first post from the new-look Reading Post website. They've come a long way from Sausage Woman

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Swingers party anger and counter-anger

Perth Now: Mums angry as swingers party held at play centre

"Where was our invite?"

Spotter's Badge: Ben

And here's the follow-up:

Herald Sun: 'Swinger party' play centre owners say 'We've been slandered and framed'

...and they've been getting death threats from stupid people.

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Stolen hens anger

Lynn News: Kids forced to relive the horror of chicken thefts through the medium of school art class

Good therapy - they'll thank their teachers for this later in life

Spotter's Badge: David

Vandalised fence anger

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Farmer angry as vandals wreck fence

Isn't it amazing how farmers end up looking like their animals?

Spotter's Badge: Len

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Aggressive raspberries anger

Shropshire Star: Homeowner says Royal Mail objection over raspberry bushes health and safety gone mad, or something

It's aggressive raspberries one day, hooligan carrots the next, I tell you

Spotter's Badge: Rachel

That's Asda price anger (slaps arse)

Streatham Guardian: Man takes photos on shopping trip to prove he's being overcharged

Coming soon: "Man angry after being banned from supermarket"

Spotter's Badge: Ian, Christina

Ryanair boarding pass anger

Bournemouth Echo: Woman furious after being charged £70 to print off boarding pass

I see your problem --- you've opted to travel with Ryanair

NOTE: You have been charged a Ryanair £30 "Reading An Article About a Ryanair Surcharge" Surcharge

Monday, June 24, 2013

Blue badge parking anger

Brighton Argus: Driver keeps getting parking tickets in supermarket car park

Look, he's dreadfully upset, let's make him happy again.


Spotter's Badge: Pat, Dom Kaos, Kelly, Robert (belatedly)

Wee against her fence anger

Ledbury Reporter: Woman turns hose on park users who urinate against her fence

From a book I'm currently reading which Mrs Holmes may wish to consider: "There's nothing quite like the arc of light as a human body encounters an electric fence"

School rules anger

Liverpool Echo: Mum's anger as school punishes daughter for the wrong colour ear studs

And poor mum gets a kicking in the comments

Sunday, June 23, 2013

No Entry Anger

Dewsbury Reporter: Fury as drivers repeatedly ignore no entry signs

Those bollards that look like people get more realistic by the day

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Porsche driver anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Porsche owner upset because he has to slow down to drive over speed bumps

And the commentards give him all the sympathy you'd expect

Spotter's Badge: Nick

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Non-cultivation anger

Watford Observer: Man threatens hunger strike after being turfed off allotment for not doing any work on it


Spotter's Badge: TRT

Nursery Vandalism anger

Coventry Telegraph: Anger over graffiti as nursery school

I dunno - Hitler Teddy sounds like a great idea for kids' TV

Friday, June 21, 2013

Footballer and Playboy Model eviction anger

Essex Chronicle: Residents face eviction as Premier League footballer and WAG buy their home

Something something FOOTBALL something

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Doctor Who toilets anger

Billericay Gazette: Former councillor questions cost of hi-tech toilet block

Think you've seen him before? BINGO!

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Island dog mess anger

Dorset Echo: Simple island folk launch campaign against dog crap

I lived there for ten years, and I don't ever remember there being trees.
The locals had sex with all the trees and ate them

Councillor council tax bill anger

Maldon Chronicle: I have no idea what's going on in this story

But, man... those glasses are EPIC

Spotter's Badge: Tim, Barry

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Garden shed ban anger

Wales Online: Judge bans man from his garden shed

On account off all the drugs he keeps growing there.

You just can't buy that sort of on-camera mugging. Well done.

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Cut internet anger

Portsmouth News: Company claims internet cable cut has cost them business

And as one commenter points out, they can buy a new website with the compensation

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan, Dave

Didn't see the bollards anger

Epping Forest Guardian: Driver upset after driving over newly-installed bollard

A new concept in peering-round-corners anger

Spotter's Badge: Beth

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Bin victimisation anger

Manchester Evening News: Family claim council victimising them because their bin isn't big enough

I feel victimised having to read that, and FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS KLAXON

Spotter's Badge: Charlotte, Karen

Bin victimisation anger, again

Coventry Telegraph: Family claim council victimising them by not emptying bin

I feel victimised just reading that twaddle, also FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS KLAXON

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Monday, June 17, 2013

Trip hazard anger

Reading Post: Mum told that traffic cone she placed over trip hazard is a trip hazard

Wait... where did she get the traffic cone in the first place?

Misleading tram stop anger

Manchester Evening News: Withington tram stop 'not actually in Withington', says man with map

I stopped reading when I got to the words "Civic Society"

Spotter's Badge: David

Joy-rider anger

Hartlepool Mail: Family left £500 out of pocket after boy, 9, damages car


Spotter's Badge: Stevens

Sunday, June 16, 2013

No rubbish collection anger

Hull Daily Mail: Man upset after council fails to collect rubbish

And click through if you wish to see him trying to force all those sacks into a wheelie bin, like the "before" scenes from a low-rent infomercial

Spotter's Badge: L0wey

Vanishing sand anger

Essex Echo: Is the sand disappearing from Shoebury?

Think you've seen this pair before? Damn right, you have

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Waspy bush anger

Halifax Courier: Woman petrified by bush full of wasps outside her front door

"Yeah, stand next to the big scary bush. Nothing can go wrong"

Spotter's Badge: Richard

Food bank anger

Bromley News Shopper: Anger as council tells food bank to move

Of course, we as a nation shouldn't be in a position where people even need food banks...

A little bit of politics, there

Spotter's Badge: Len

Friday, June 14, 2013

Unclaimed skip anger

Yorkshire Evening Post: Man has no idea who to ring to pick up skip from the front of his house

And it takes readers all of two minutes to find the company named on the side of the thing

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Unofficial speed trap anger

Basingstoke Gazette: Locals in hi-viz tabards note number plates of speeding drivers

Good luck with that, my flourescant friends

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Butchers shop anger

Sevenoaks Chronicle: Butcher angry as people won't stop driving into his shop


Spotter's Badge: Rob

Gas storage anger

Blackpool Gazette: Campaigners fight against company's underground gas storage plans

Angry enough for you?

Spotter's Badge: Len

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Different grass anger

Nottingham Post: Couple return from holiday to find grass different lengths on opposite sides of the street

Next time you go away, they're going to glue it to your roof, mate

Also, I expect you're wondering why this picture looks like it was taken during an unexpected eclipse. To be honest, so am I.

Spotter's Badge: Everybody

School tree threat anger

Hull Daily Mail: Appeal over plans to build school access road through woodland

And the prize for "Most wistful looking at railings" goes to...

Spotter's Badge: L0wey

Plague of flies anger

Falkirk Herald: Residents blame local recycling plant for flies

That swatter looks like it's seen a lot of action