Monday, June 30, 2014

Affordable flats anger

Nottingham Post: Anger at new flats near to football pitch

Because the last thing you want playing football is people watching you

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Stolen chickens anger

Bromley News Shopper: Anger over chicken rustlers

It being the News Shopper, I'm amazed Mr Fox didn't get the blame

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Speed bump anger

Eastern Daily Press: Man slightly inconvenienced by speed bumps

Think of the kiddiewinks, man.

Spotter's Badge: Stephen

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Playground noise anger

Sheffield Telegraph: Playground hours cut after single person complains about noise

Top marks to mum for the classy T-shirt

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Flooded seafront anger

Essex Echo: Old Man Richardson from the penny arcade warns over flooding, insists it isn't a Scooby Doo-style plot to scare everybody away

If only there was some sort of sea wall to protect the Essex coast

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Friday, June 27, 2014

Wrong colour taxi anger again

Lancashire Telegraph: Man STILL furious because council won't let him drive a white taxi

As seen before on these pages HERE.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Litterbugs anger

Kent Online: Councillor tells woman to pick up rubbish herself

The Big Society in action, people

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Damaged fence anger

Watford Observer: Anger at 'organised vandalism'

As opposed to disorganised vandals, who are all over the place

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Bad e-fit celebrity special

Basingstoke Gazette: This chap might have done some bad things

Just hand yourself in, Cumberbatch. That Julian Assange movie sucked and you know it.

Don't have nightmares.

Bee theft anger

Eastern Daily Press: Thieves run off with 80,000 bees

If somebody offers you a cheap bee in the pub, that number again: 999

Spotter's Badge: Dave

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Disabled loo anger

Bournemouth Echo: Disabled people 'losing out' on toilet sharing scheme

Standard crowd scene, until you notice the bucket. He can't be that desperate, surely?

Stolen wall anger

Essex Echo: Fake builders stole my wall

If anyone offers you a brick in a pub for a price that's too good to be true, dial 999

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Passport delay anger

Bolton News: Bloke furious over passport office hold-ups

Foreign immigration control officers: If you see this chap, let him in. He seems pukka.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Monday, June 23, 2014

Naked protest anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Woman, 73, vows naked protest over new development

Pictures or it didn't happen

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Winter road sign anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Bafflement over council's winter road advice

Seriously, buy yourself a snow shovel. They're something like a quid right now.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kids Not Evil anger

Llanelli Star: Our scary-looking kids aren't evil, say residents

Bless their little hearts.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

School bus price anger

Plymouth Herald: Fury as school bus price goes up by 60%

Kid at the front: "Just wait until I'm Prime Minister. Then you'll pay"

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Waste lorries anger

Essex Chronicle: Villagers stuck with heavy lorries forever

Quality foreground/background work

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Long acronym protest group anger

Manchester Evening News: Campaign against new homes

These groups love calling themselves Residents Against Inappropriate Development, don't they? There's another RAID in my home town. Is it a franchise?

Spotter's Badge: Charlotte

Friday, June 20, 2014

Severed head anger

Bristol Post: Protesters show their displeasure through the means of a dead pig

I have no words.

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Boy racer anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Councillors concerned over local hoons

Part of my camapign to introduce the Aussie word "hoon" into the Queen's English.

Spotter's Badge: Gordy

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Youth Club anger

Stroud News and Journal: Thumbs down From THE KIDS as council closes youth centre

Although for some, youth is nothing but a distant memory

Huge throne anger

Bolton News: Burnt copies of the Bible and Sherlock Holmes found next to torched 10-foot wizard's chair in Tonge Moor

Not sure what's going on here, but I'm certain that's a goat on the lead

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Rotting windows anger

Essex Echo: Windows to be replaced at housing complex

Top-notch pointing, just in case you have no idea what windows look like.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Car club anger

Bournemouth Echo: Traders upset as parking space reserved for car club scheme

Classic 'spokesman in the foreground, bewilderment in the background' pose

(And who parked the Smart Car on the pavement, eh?)

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Railway upgrade anger

Abingdon Herald Series: Locals fear the coming of the new-fangled 'Great Western Railway'

Believe you me, it'll be the Devil's work.

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Long grass anger

Wokingham Times: Petition to get council to cut grass at local parks

Never mind that, there's some weirdo dressed up as an unconvincing tree in the background

Spotter's Badge: Graham

Monday, June 16, 2014

Oak tree anger

Coventry Telegraph: Councillor cages himself around tree to save it from the axe

Good man.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Short yellow lines anger

Bournemouth Echo: Really short yellow lines cause bafflement

They're to stop people parking across your cycle lane. Next question.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Welsh translation anger

Wales Online: Road sign says 'Bladder disease has returned'

That's what you get when you ride a bike in Wales.

One from the archives - this story's eight years old and still doing the rounds. An angry classic.

Spotter's Badge: The Poke

Back street Third world hyperbole anger

Bolton News: Man compares back street to the Third World

No. No it's not.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Mug punter anger

Brighton Argus: Man banned from bookies for 'winning too much'

Of course, the comments are full of "there's more to this than they're letting on" types.

Ever get the feeling there's more to this story than they're letting on?

Spotter's Badge: Pat, Graham

Saturday, June 14, 2014

ACE news in local newspapers

South Wales Argus: Man bites dog

Not a nice story at all, but congratulations to the Argus for not missing the open goal presented to them.

Return of the Killer Crow anger

Bexley News Shopper: Woman attacked by angry bird

Contains a gallery with one of our favourite angry pics of all time

Spotter's Badge: IanVisits, Neil

Communal bin anger

Dorset Echo: Bins emptied once in three months

Message from the bin men: Remember to put your bins out more than once every three months

Spotter's Badge: Christina

Friday, June 13, 2014

Commuter parking anger

Essex Echo: Residents' anger as commuter park in their spaces

The 'sucking a lemon' look, posed to perfection.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

No phone line anger

Carmarthen Journal: Residents left without phones for a month

And they say older blokes have forgotten how to pout.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Cashpoint poo anger

Folkestone Herald: 'Sicko' smears excrement over cash machine

An existentialist statement on the corruption in the world financial markets, right kids?

Spotter's Badge: Len

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The axeman cometh anger

Coventry Telegraph: Residents upset as workmen chop down trees

Superb inch-high camera work.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Parking fine anger, yet again

Hull Daily Mail: Old boy bursting at the seams over parking ticket

And the usual sympathy you've come to expect in the comments

Spotter's Badge: L0wey

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Dopey workmen anger

Dorset Echo: Council accidentally covers over water meters

Oh, well played everybody.

Street sweeper anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Road sweepers 'blocking drains'

It's obviously GRATING his nerves

Spotter's Badge and grating pun: Karen

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Dropped cigarette anger

Portsmouth News: Women - oh-ho - FUMING after being fined for dropping cigarette ends

Amount of sympathy in the comments: No sympathy at all

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan, Triston

Green Belt anger

Brentwood Gazette: Campaign group wants green belt preserved

Like a publicity shot for an 80s New Rom tribute act

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Monday, June 09, 2014

Road safety anger

Bromley News Shopper: Woman 'trapped in her own home' by confusing roadworks

a) No, you're not


Spotter's Badge: Neil

Mind your step anger

Dorset Echo: Locals urge health centre to fix broken step

It's called 'drumming up business'

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Line dancer dodgy pavements anger

Brentwood Gazette: Line-dancing granny 'afraid to walk the streets'

I'd stay indoors if I was into line dancing, too.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Dead end anger

Cambridge News: Residents sick of U-turning cars damaging their vehicles

Simple solution: Use your recently acquired crouching skills to leap out and catch them in the act.

Spotter's Badge: Al

Saturday, June 07, 2014

The Return of IT A STICH UP Anger

Essex Echo: Sea wall campaigners doubt official survey

Yes, the Echo has recycled an old photo, but any excuse to show it again.

Spotter's Badge: Cora, Barry

Shop robbery anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Shopkeep thinking of jacking it all in after latest in a line of break-ins

Degree of difficulty: His shop is next to the police station

Spotter's Badge: Karen