Sunday, May 21, 2017

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Needles found at cemetery anger

Peterborough Today: Mayor shocked at the amount of drugs needles found at cemetery

I'm shocked at the ghost of a previous mayor which has appeared in this photograph.

Spotter's Badge: Tom

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Some sort of Aussie park proposal anger

Eastern Reporter: I have no idea what this one's about, to be honest

Let's go with "Area man outraged that prisoners get crazy golf"

Spotter's Badge: Bryn

Friday, May 12, 2017

Cone vigilantes anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Police tell local residents that you're not actually allowed to put out cones to stop people parking in your street

Also, those Reactolite glasses look a bit suspect.

Spotter's Badge: Karen, Richard

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Lost luggage cruise to HELL anger

Nottingham Post: Couple go on a cruise and DON'T get the fatal squirts, but still complain about lost luggage

I'm presuming it's one of those "PUNX NOT DEAD" nostalgia cruises they're doing these days.

Spotter: Gareth

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Inevitable Specsavers joke anger

Dundee Courier: Man on trip to opticians claims he didn't see parking restriction signs

Should have gone to etc etc etc

Spotter's Badge: Colin

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Too many estate agents' boards anger

Surrey Comet: Man with a nice blazer and too much time on his hands takes the battle to our common enemy - estate agents

I say we come back to this one once the tanks start rolling through Epsom.

Spotter's Badge: Melissa

Monday, May 08, 2017

No stamp on my election leaflets anger

Dorset Echo: Candidate working so hard for Weymouth, he forgets to put a stamp on his election communications

I notice this gent is a Spurs supporter, so there goes my sympathy.

Spotter's Badge: Matilda

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Someone set fire to my luggage anger

Worcester News: "Eeee, me scanties!"

I've travelled a bit, and I'd very much prefer my luggage turning up like that and not me.

Spotter's Badge: Graham

Saturday, May 06, 2017

A bit of trouble with Virgin Media anger

Crawley Observer: Man waits two months for Virgin Media installation 

Don't do it man! Look what happened to this guy.

Any excuse

Spotter's Badge: Skuds

Friday, May 05, 2017

Can't pay for my garden waste bin anger

Essex Live: Man doesn't have "the internet" so can't pay council for his bin

Alas, the 20th Century is so far away now.

Spotter's Badge: DH

Thursday, May 04, 2017

RAF frightening my sheep anger

Swindon Advertiser: Low-flying aircraft blamed for nervous lambs


Spotter's Badge: Tom

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

No paint on the bus anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Gran and kiddiewink not allowed on the bus because they had a can of paint

They start graffiti artists young up north.

Dorset Echo: You wait hours for a no-paint-on-the-bus story, and two come along at once

 Although she really should have bought mahogany wood stain.

Spotter's Badge: Shelly

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Quite a long way to school anger

Northampton Chronicle: Mum faces five-mile round trip to get her sour-faced kiddiewink to school

And here comes the first "Didn't get the school I wanted" story of the season.

Spotter's Badge: Ollie

Monday, May 01, 2017

Tree fell on my head anger

Wentworth Courier: Rotten branch knocks woman out cold

It's also knocked your hair sideways.

Spotter's Badge: David

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Planning permission NIMBY anger

Irish Independent: Minister not pleased as planning permission given for new homes despite his massive thumbs down

Fun fact: That's poor, dead Father Ted's school, that is.

Spotter's Badge: Kevin

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Stolen penguins anger

Hull Daily Mail: Decorative penguins stolen from nursery


Spotter's badge: Simon

Friday, April 28, 2017

Hole big enough to cover a kiddiewink anger

Oxford Mail: Residents concerned that a kiddiewink could fall down hole

They were quite happy, however, to leave the photographer to his fate.

Spotter's Badge: Julian

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Holiday from Hell anger

Bury Times: Family return from Holiday from Hell

The best bit about this photo is the fact that it was taken in 1974 and they haven't aged a day.

Spotter's Badge: Jason, Karen

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Paint my kitchen because of my exploding juices anger

Kent Live: Woman demands Tesco repaint her kitchen after getting prune juice up her walls

Good luck with that, love [sideways look to camera]

Spotter's Badge: Russ

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

It's a load of old balls anger

Hull Daily Mail: Woman threatened with the law if she doesn't give local kiddiewinks their footballs back

ALWAYS think of the kiddiewinks.

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Monday, April 24, 2017

Ineffective anti-dogging barrier anger

Wales Online: People are still managing to have sex despite council installing barrier at car park


Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stop parking outside my shop anger

Walthamstow Guardian: Shopkeep upset that people park outside his DIY shop all day

"I've got no room for me doors. Stay away from me doors"

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Friday, April 21, 2017

Street light outside my house anger

Daily Record: Woman fuming after council erect 'eye sore' lamp post outside her house

Good thing she's pointing, I might have missed it.

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In which I'm not particularly nice about Stoke anger

Stoke Sentinel: Mum annoyed that park toilets aren't open for her kiddiewinks

Go anywhere, the whole of Stoke's a toilet

Spotter's Badge: Richard

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Can't read the road markings anger

Bridlington Free Press: Woman gets a parking ticket for parking across her own drive

Yeah, don't park on the KEEP CLEAR sign, you'll get a parking ticket.

Spotter's Badge: John

Monday, April 17, 2017

Psychic scam anger

Dundee Telegraph: Dundee psychic tells people to be on the alert for scammers selling fake messages from loved ones.

Spotter's Badge: Graeme

Messy garden anger

Chronicle Live: Who's going to clear up the mess in the unused garden next door?

Have it brought down to the Chelsea Flower Show and call it "Derelicte"

Spotter's Badge: Phil

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter completely and utterly ruined anger

Kent Live: Disappointment, horror after severed human head found during Easter Egg hunt

I never read the stories, I think that's what's happening here.

Spotter's Badge: Rob C

Overflowing skip anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Put a skip ANYWHERE and it will look like this within 30 minutes

On closer inspection, this skip is actually filled with loads of slightly smaller skips. Skipception.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Huge pothole anger

Southern Daily Echo: BIG POTHOLE IS BIG


Spotter's Badge: Hayley

Friday, April 14, 2017

Dodgy school haircut anger

Hull Daily Mail: Kiddiewink put into isolation after turning up at school with 'Little T' haircut

Who's Little T? He is - fact fans - the son of Big t. The T is for Twat.

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Overgrown area anger

Watford Observer: Street corner being used by miscreants and dacoits

Looks like they've caught one already!

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Telephone mix-up anger

Inner West Courier: Phone company error means family do without phones or internet

That's the missing internet in his right hand.

Spotter's Badge: Kyla

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Expensive car park permit anger

Portsmouth News: Man upset that the parking permit for his third car is £510

This has not gone down well in the comments.

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan

Monday, April 10, 2017

Tunbridge Wells park has 17 poos and I counted them all anger

Kent Live: Unable to find anyone to point at poo, brave journalist does it herself

I've been on a journalism safety course, and this is why.

Spotter's Badge: Dan

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Wrecked library bus anger

Oxford Mail: Kiddiewinks fuming as vandals wreck their library

Cardy girl at the front is going to HUNT YOU DOWN

Spotter's Badge: Emma

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Poo alley manky taxi driver anger

Inner West Courier: "Hey, taxi drivers! Stop using our back alley to DONE A POO"

Not sure about the half-hearted nose-holding, to be honest.

Spotter's Badge: Casimir, Everybody

Friday, April 07, 2017

Trousers too tight anger

Grimsby Telegraph: Non-regulation school trousers? Home you go!

Is this how the kids are wearing ties these days? GOOD GOD.

Spotter's Badge: Lynne

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wonky road marking anger

Fife Today: "Wonky road markings will make our town a laughing stock," predicts councillor

A prediction that came true the minute this story went viral, thanks, in the main, to this photograph.

Spotter's Badge: Craig

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Stolen veggies anger

Border Mail: "I hope they choke," says gardener after produce stolen from garden

Other threats may include "Guess where this marrow's going"

Spotter's Badge: Meredith

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Stop crapping in our bus stop anger Kiddiewinks upset at faeces in their bus shelter

It's like The Village of the Damned

Spotter's Badge: Jenny

Monday, April 03, 2017

My hand slips all the way in without the need for lube anger

Burton Mail: Look at me, fisting this pothole

Your efforts have not gone unnoticed, sir

Spotter's Badge: Neil, Duncan

Sunday, April 02, 2017

White powder in the post anger

Aberdeen Express: Islamic State are targeting pubs in the north of Scotland now

Is that the guy from Up?

Spotter's Badge: David

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

They banned my number plate anger Mr Grabher disappointed he can no longer use his GRABHER vanity plate

I once had a very similar conversation with a Mr Wanker

Spotter: Jem