Saturday, August 31, 2013

Too tight school uniform anger

Leicester Mercury: Girl sent home from school over "too tight" uniform trousers

And here comes the first of this year's return-to-school deluge. Expect one fairly soon featuring the words "human rights"

Spotter's Badge: Carolyn

Beer can recycling anger

Bromley News Shopper: Geezer furious as council fines him for dumping beer cans at recycling centre

Is that you, Dave Angel?

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Freedom of Information anger

Shields Gazette: Businessman angry that council refuses to tell him about credit card use

Not an arty shot - He's actually twenty-seven feet tall

Spotter's Badge: Tim

Butcher shop robbery anger

Ongar Gazette: Fury as thieves steal charity box and cleavers from butchers shop

Also, his arms

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Friday, August 30, 2013

Dressing gown anger

Maldon Chronicle: Residents upset about dark, potholed road

"The bloke from the paper's here - better put on me dressing gown and slippers"

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Electricity substation repair anger

Reading Post: Man shocked at time taken to repair wall around electricity substation

You just can't buy gurning like that. Well done, sir.

Broken street light anger

Essex Echo: Residents 'living in fear' over broken street lamp

You may recognise this chap as the janitor in every episode of Scooby Doo, ever

Spotter's Badge: Cora, Barry

Blocked toilet anger

Sutton Guardian: Family forced to borrow portable toilet after drain collpases

Ooh, unlucky

Spotter's Badge: Christina

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Council toys anger

Epping Forest Guardian: Mum's fury as council takes children's toys from garden

But - YAY! - they're sorry

Spotter's Badge: Beth

Broken window anger

Bristol Post: Council lawnmower blamed for broken window

Once again, the very dictionary definition of "the long-suffering wife"

Spotter's Badge: Louise

TripAdvisor anger

Halifax Courier: Restaurant owner in row with website over alleged fake reviews

"Prepared to take court action" - good luck with that

Spotter's Badge: Ross

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Stolen recycling box not-available-for-photograph anger

Bath Chronicle: Woman furious after recycling box is stolen from outside her house

"What made the situation worse is that this was no ordinary recycling box, but one with sentimental value."

In which I break the one major rule of this blog: Angry photos MUST have the angry person posing for the camera. In this case, an angry door with a passive-aggressive note in black paint will more than suffice

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Watermelon as an allegory for a cyclist's shattered skull anger

Herald Sun: Roadside sculpture will probably spill some poor sap's brains all over the street

One from the "Didn't think this through" department

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Supermarket booze anger

Leamington Observer: Mum's anger over supermarket's booze policy

Nice bags

Spotter's Badge: James

Danger road junction anger

Boroondara Weekly Review: Opposition to plans for nursery at dangerous raod junction

Proper furious kids, there

Spotter's Badge: Bob

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Royal Mail dog attack anger

Reading Post: Residents told to pick up their mail from delivery centre because of vicious dog

..Then are shocked - SHOCKED - to have missed bill payments because they haven't picked up their mail

Spotter's Badge: Graham, Andrew

Wrong drive anger

Essex Echo: Cowboy builders dig up woman's drive by mistake

"I'd do her a bit of block paving"*


Spotter's Badge: Cora

Bushy hedge anger

Worcester News: Overgrown bush 'could kill'

Or, you could just walk on the other side of the road

Spotter's Badge: Nick

Monday, August 26, 2013

Chicken poo anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Residents upset by stench from chook poo

Ah, the Sunshine Coast Daily, how we have missed you

Spotter's Badge: Robert

Big hat pothole anger

Billericay Gazette: Crudely-painted stick something something potholes

Ah... Our old friend Ex-Councillor Hat Bloke, the gift that keeps on giving.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Nursery arson attack anger

Bristol Post: Kids furious as arson attacks destroy their work


Spotter's Badge: Louise Phillip

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Stolen fishing gear anger

Rossendale Free Press: Man has £7,000 worth of fishing gear stolen from his van

That's his "I'm going to find you, and I'm going to mess you up" look

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Toilet petition anger

Streatham Guardian: Call for toilets at railway station

Better still, just bring part of a toilet with you every time you travel, and before long there'll be enough to go on

Spotter's Badge: Rachel

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Dressed up as a vulture anger

Portsmouth News: Man dresses up as a vulture to protest parking "fine"

1. I thought he was Widow Twanky

2. How many times do I have to repeat myself? IT'S NOT A FINE, IT'S A CHARGE AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO PAY IT.

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Street light petition anger

Essex Echo: Councillor runs to the paper with a petition rather than approach the correct council department over unlit pathway

And he's not a publicity seeker, oh no.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Caravan move anger

Rossendale Free Press: Man told to move his caravan

But it's not his caravan. It's his office. Errr... right

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Friday, August 23, 2013

Ice cream van anger

Chorley Guardian: With all of Chorley's problems solved, councillor turns his attention to loud ice cream vans
Wait...isn't that Will from the Inbetweeners?

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Helter skelter anger

Surrey Mirror: Mum and daughter mildly inconvenienced on slide


Spotter's Badge: Christina

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Stingy raffle prize anger

Beds on Sunday: Dismay as Sainsbury's donate just £5 to charity raffle


Spotter's Badge: Orangeaurochs

Road improvement anger

Essex Echo: Councillor brands road scheme "a waste of money"

1. Well done the Echo for getting in a free bit of advertising

2. New category documenting the rise the Pub Bore Party: Angry Ukippers

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Dog poo collection anger

Waltham Forest Guardian: Campaigners collect all the poo in the world

If you're going to spelling out a word in the medium of dog crap, it's "POOP"

Spotter's Badge: Len, Beth

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Airgun attack anger

Derby Telegraph: Airgun attack on car "just like a war film"

He is - of course - referring to the famous 'airgun attack on a BMW' scene in "Band of Brothers"

Spotter's Badge: David

Council protest anger

The West Briton: Protesters dump rubbish in council chamber

YOU! At the top of the stairs. Untuck that rugby shirt from your jeans

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Broken lock anger

Brentwood Gazette: Lock still broken after 24 attempts to fix it

Don't worry love, you've got your Rottweiler.... oh

Dug up fresh tarmac anger

Reading Post: Thames Water dig up road the day it's been resurfaced

Superb levels of clusterf--kery

Library closure anger

Essex Echo: Activist campaigns to keep library open

..while auditioning for the part of the Child Catcher in a local production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Monday, August 19, 2013

Child gang anger

Dundee Evening Telegraph: Pesky kids smash up man's fence he ate them

Wearing a vest anger

Coventry Telegraph: "The bloke from the paper's coming, better dress up"

Don't care about the story, THAT'S what's going on here

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Fence painting anger

Nottingham Post: Woman reported to police by neighbours after painting her own side of fence

Don't you just love neighbourhood disputes? We don't have any problems, and they'll never find the bodies

Spotter's Badge: David

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Trapped in car park anger again

Bournemouth Echo: Another episode of the latest series "People trapped in multi-storey car park"

I can't watch. It looks terrifying

Spotter's Badge: Kevin

Badly painted yellow lines anger

Sheffield Star: Council leave gap in yellow lines, bloke parks his car in it, gets ticket. Ta-daa!

FACT: If there is ANY gap in a set of yellow lines it is unenforcable. So "goodwill gesture", my arse.

Spotter's Badge: David

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Shoebury seawall anger again

Essex Echo: Badly spelled fury over plans for local sea wall

It's this pair again, and they've got a new recruit. Hope he knows about the gimp dungeon.

Spotter's Badge: Barry, Jack

Old post box anger

Jersey Evening Post: Captain Birdseye recruited in campaign to save post boxes

Superb pointing skills.

Friday, August 16, 2013

School closure anger

Halifax Courier: School defends itself after closing down due to hot weather

In other news: Fat school ties are back in. It's so tough to keep up

Spotter's Badge: Ross

Seagull anger

Scarborough News: Bloke who looks a bit likeFreddie Starr dislikes seagulls

On second thought, could be Keith Chegwin

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Heavy traffic anger

Liverpool Echo: Couple who live on the main road to the docks unhappy that it's being used by lorries wanting to get to the docks

"It's like Brand's Hatch round here"

Brand's Hatch --- that famous 40-ton lorry-racing venue

Spotter's Badge: James

Car park barrier anger

Bromley News Shopper: Mum furious as car hit by broken car park barrier

Yikes! That's proper fury

Spotter's Badge: Neil, Rob

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Trail of destruction anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Runaway BMW cuases havoc on residential street

Well placed bit of wall, there

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Noisy neighbour anger

Dundee Evening Telegraph: Restaurant owner forced to sell up due to noise from neighbouring night club

The poor sod. First the noise, now posing like that...