Sunday, November 30, 2014

Hole in the ground anger

Essex Echo: Man forced to park his cars on the road thanks to vital electricity cable work

Oh, the humanity.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

War memorial anger

South Wales Argus: One-man campaign to fix leaning war memorial

Is he leaning? Or the memorial? Who can tell?

Crime victim busker anger

Henley Standard: Scrote makes off with £12 from busker

Everybody's a critic these days

Saturday, November 29, 2014

New health centre anger

Bexley News Shopper: We don't want your new flats and health centre


Spotter's Badge: Neil, Joe

Council cock-up anger

Fleet News and Mail: Bungling workmen dig up community planting

I live near Odiham. There's a weird space/time shift that makes everything look like this. Once you're past the RAF base, everything's fine.

Private road anger

Barnsley Chronicle: Residents plan to clamp illegally parked cars

Top quality pointing

Friday, November 28, 2014

@@@@ U Mrs Anger

Epping Forest Guardian: Woman complains about local contractor, gets obscene letter in return

"We wrote to all members of staff making them aware that incidents like this could be treated as gross misconducted going forward."

Also, death to people who use the words "going forward" as punctuation.

Spotter's Badge: Beth

School run anger

Essex Echo: Lou Carpenter from Neighbours and Max Branning from Eastenders aren't happy about parking

Do you know anybody who looks like a soap star who is unhappy about traffic near schools in the Essex area? LET US KNOW.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Bouncy castle anger

Bolton News: Thieves steal bouncy castle

Look kid - your minion undoubtedly knows people who do evil. Revenge, lad.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Council tax anger

Watford Observer: Man claims he's owed thousands in Council Tax

I hope he's not that colour all the time

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Done a poo anger

Bristol Post: Somebody does a poo on woman's car

"It's not about the money, it's about the principle," the office worker added. "It's the fact that someone can put excrement on your car and get away with it."

Spotter's Badge: Rob, Louise

Rubbish rubbish anger

Dorset Echo: The people of Weymouth and Portland still spitting nails over new rubbish service

Also, having to live in Weymouth and Portland.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Boys' toys anger

Western Daily Press: Girl annoyed at Tesco over 'sexist' signs

You can stop sending me the link now. That's one scary kid.

Spotter's Badge: Clare, TRT, Cora, Ben, Everybody

Schoolboy entrepreneur anger

Manchester Evening News: Kid told to stop selling sweets and fizzy crap to other pupils

I'm split on this. Yes, he's selling unhealthy food in the face of the school's healthy eating policy, but on the other hand, I'll take half a dozen Pepperami, please.

Spotter's Badge: L0wey

Traffic calming anger

Newcastle Chronicle: Residents fear change

But the man from Del Monte says yes.

One for the older reader, there.

Spotter's Badge: Alan

Hair colour anger

Bristol Post: Girl forced to take lessons in a portakabin because she dyed her hair

One of those stories in which nobody comes out with any credit

Spotter's Badge: Louise, Rob A

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Cars not speeding anger

Worcester News: Council proves to bloke that cars don't actually speed past his house

I'll put it down to a differing perception of time as you grow older. SCIENCE!

Asbestos anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Illegal asbestos dumping costing a small fortune to clear up

This guy's not an expert. He just likes the outfits.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Health shop anger

Bournemouth Echo: Man complains to shop, gets unspeakably rude response

Keep taking the pills. Somebody.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Arty pothole anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Biker dislikes potholes

Oh yes, very artistic.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Sewage road damage anger

Falmouth Packet: People of Cornwall - Your poo is undermining this road

Please stop going to the toilet, please thank you.

Post theft anger

Brentwood Gazette: Councillor concerned as thieves target post box three times

You're a bit small to be a local councillor, aren't you?

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Dressing gown anger

Swindon Advertiser: Bloke protests outside Wickes in boxer shorts and dressing gown

Straight from a rehearsal from the local panto, where he's playing Widow Twanky

Spotter's Badge: Simon

Double buggy anger

Liverpool Echo: Mums upset as new buses have no room for double buggies

And - as you'd expect - the comments are full of parenting experts.

Spotter's Badge: El Yammers

Credit card scam smugness

Bayside Leader: Woman outwits credit card criminals

A proper study in smugness

Spotter's Badge: Dr Professor Sir Awesome, Rob J

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Chained to the railings anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Woman chains herself up in protest against church closing

Not a great deal of sympathy in the comments.  Did Jebus die in vain?

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Hospital parking anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Residents blockade road over hospital parking

Reminds me of...

Spotter's Badge: Gordy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Giant twig anger

Sunderland Echo: Councillor doesn't like village's Christmas tree

And tidings of happiness and joy to you, too

Spotter's Badge: Le Chuck @ Ready To Go

Glass in my chips anger

Bournemouth Echo: Man finds glass in his chips

...gets a refund and apology, still goes to the paper, gets a right mullering in the comments.

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Smelly cow shed anger

Stuff.NZ: Stench of cow manure scuppers wedding plans

On the bright side ...uh... there is no bright side.

Spotter's Badge: Joseph

Thursday, November 20, 2014

'I'm not racist but...' Anger

Portsmouth News: Man says he's not racist but it's wrong to take pork off the school menu to pander to *them*

My advice to anyone who is upset by the issues raised in this story and think children should be served dead pig at lunchtimes: Serve pork at home. As much pork as you like. Have an all-pork home diet for all I care. Eat nothing but pork. PORK.

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Redevelopment anger

Cambridge News: Campaigners oppose turning old snooker hall into supermarket

At least, that's what we think they're after - we fell asleep before we reached the end of the banner

Spotter's Badge: Kate

New bridge anger

Harborough Mail: We don't want your new-fangled "bridge" thing

Yeah, who wants people to come over to your side of the canal anyway?

Spotter's Badge: Carol

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Too many offies anger

Manchester Evening News: Council to limit the number of booze shops in 'Alcohol Alley'

Should the MEN be allowed to employ five-year-old kids as knee-high photographers? Vote YES or NO now.

Spotter's Badge: Kate

Bed bugs anger

Wandsworth Guardian: Family living in fear of bullet-proof bed bugs

Which reminds me, I must order my Christmas turkey

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Devil dog anger

Border Mail: Dog with only two teeth accused of attacking child


Spotter's Badge: Meredith

Noisy party anger

Colchester Daily Gazette: Boat owner admits holding noisy party

Superb after-the-fact fingers-in-ears from the Gazette, who are fast emerging as masters in the genre.

Spotter's Badge: Alice

Rainbow fence anger

Melbourne Age: Local authority forces householders to repaint fence

Bunch o' drongoes

Spotter's Badge: Len

Monday, November 17, 2014

The postman doesn't even bother to ring once anger

Worcester News: Man poses with his arms folded specifically to get into Angry People in Local Newspapers

Well played sir!

Spotter's Badge: Kris

Banana spider anger

Bournemouth Echo: Woman finds dead spider in bunch of bananas

Beautifully photographed, especially with the iPhone that makes it look terrifyingly huge.

Poo-splosion anger

London 24: Poo explodes all over pensioner's bathroom

And by the looks of things, it's about to happen again.

Spotter's Badge: Len

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Zombie car anger

Lancashire Telegraph: DVLA 'killjoys' clamp old car with zombie inside

No brains. Zombies ate their spicy brains

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Broken down parking ticket anger

Bexley News Shopper: Man gets parking ticket while waiting for the AA

It's the expression on the angry baby that makes this one. Well done angry baby

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Almost sliced in half hyperbole anger

Bexley News Shopper: Girl doesn't cut herself with a Stanley knife

Excellent gurning. Well done.

Spotter's Badge: Rob, Neil

Jury duty anger Woman keeps getting called up for jury duty even though she's been excused twice

Good grief, give the poor lady a break.

Spotter's Badge: Geoffrey

Friday, November 14, 2014

Pasty war anger

Plymouth Herald: Brothers at war over pasty shop ownership

And here, a picture from the front line. Shocking.

Spotter's Badge: Alison

Yellow liquid anger

Southampton Daily Echo: Mysterious yellow liquid coming through ceiling in tower block

Well, you know how people say "They must have elephants in the flat upstairs"...

Spotter's Badge: TRT, Ben