Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Loud classical music in their shed anger

Stuff.nz: Couple dispute NZ$500 fine for playing classic music too loudly in their out-house

New Zealand - it's a completely different world, isn't it?

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Monday, January 30, 2017

A kiddiewink could end up dead anger

Dundee Telegraph: Bad parking could lead to a kiddiewink getting killed to DEATH

Strong kiddiewinking.

Spotter's Badge: Brian

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Broken barriers anger

Watford Observer: Councillors upset that wooden fence hasn't been fixed for a year

Never mind that - what about the shallow grave? And the mayor's not been seen for nigh on 12 months now.

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Street lights are too dark anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Complaints about new LED street lights

Lovely bit of arm-folding, while simultaneously keeping her council ID visible at all times.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Friday, January 27, 2017

I want my bin back anger

Hull Daily Mail: Woman calls police on the council for taking her extra wheelie bin

Because the one she's got that's the size of a dustcart isn't quite big enough

Spotter's Badge: Hayleigh

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Couldn't read car park warning signs anger

Worcester News: Man claims signs at car park are "too high up to read"

So - we ask - what's he doing driving?

Spotter's Badge: Tim

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Mouldy pie anger

Stuff.nz: Kiddiewinks left TO STARVE because their pies went off

They haven't eaten since as a result of the pie scandal. They only want pie.


Spotter's Badge: Joseph

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Complained too much anger

Bristol Post: Couple barred from GP surgery 'for complaining too much'

Looks familiar? You're right!

Spotter's Badge: Rob A

Monday, January 23, 2017

Chicken farm anger

Gatton Star: Locals upset as poultry farm gets go-ahead

Get a grip man, those other two seem to be able to handle the smell that's not actually happening yet.

Spotter's Badge: Rob W

No street lights anger

Oxford Mail: Residents get their street lights switched back on at last

Want to feel old? This is what 80s band Tears for Fears look like today.

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Not exactly thousands anger

Walthamstow Guardian: "Thousands" back campaign against development

Four, and a bird.

Spotter's Badge: Andrew


Saturday, January 21, 2017

Not cut out for customer service anger

Cornwall Live: Shopkeeper blames customers for lack of custom

Smart PR move, chap.

Spotter's Badge: Tony

Friday, January 20, 2017

Angry People in Local Newspapers in Local Newspapers Anger

Get Hampshire: In which your Angry People in Local Newspapers blogger points at some drugs gear he found in the street and asks people to think of the kiddiewinks

Lifetime ambition ticked off.

Didn't buy a ticket anger

Manchester Evening News: Bloke who didn't buy a ticket has loads of other tickets from the times that he did buy one, finds that isn't much of a defence

You are Danny Dyer from the (s)hit movie version of Run For Your Wife and I claim my five pounds.


Spotter's Badge: Christian, Charlotte

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Stole our front garden anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Crims make off with couple's front garden, bill them for £2,500

*sigh*

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Stole our water tank anger

Weekend Courier: Thieves steal riding charity's water tank

There is no social group in the world with more terrifying angry faces than horsey types

Spotter's Badge: David

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Rattling manhole cover anger

Daily Echo: Rattling manhole covers = doom

Textbook fingers in ears. Well done.

Spotter's Badge: Mike 

Monday, January 16, 2017

Somebody do something about this river of shite anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: This is never a good thing

Like a fairy tale --- GRIMM

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Stop pooing on our grass verges anger

Worcester News: Think of the kiddiewinks, says concerned dad

Monogrammed hoodie. Yus.

Spotter's Badge: Alicia

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Big bucket of poo anger

Watford Observer: Big bucket of poo

You can click through for a close-up of said poo. If you dare.

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Friday, January 13, 2017

Dodgy lamp post anger

Huddersfield Examiner: This lamp post will fall over and KILL US ALL TO DEATH

Council: "No it isn't"

Spotter's Badge: Mac

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Car park price hike anger

Colchester Gazette: MP miffed as station car parking prices raised

This is why he's an MP, look at the economy of effort in that scowl.

Spotter's Badge: David

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The day the music died anger

Plymouth Herald: Drinkers mourn the passing of their jukebox

RIP JUKBOX U R IN HEVEN ECT

Spotter's Badge: Charlotte

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Hole in the road anger

Waford Observer: Pothole growing so big it will soon be town's new Olympic-sized swimming pool

Quality crouch-and-scowl from the councillors, but they lose marks for their lack of hi-vis wear. They could be dead by now.

Spotter: Tim

Monday, January 09, 2017

New pound coin anger

North Wales Daily Post: New pound coin could cost amusement arcade owner £50,000 to change his machines

If only there was a word to describe the risk you take in any venture. Oh, I know! "Gambling!"

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Armchair caught fire anger

Guernsey Press: Bloke doesn't realise the armchair he's sitting in is on fire

The dog KNOWS.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

I'm not bally well taking my hat off anger

Stuff.nz: Bank won't serve gentleman until he removes his tweed hat

Never mind the story, get a load of the triple-barreled surname!

Spotter's Badge: Cam

Friday, January 06, 2017

Stolen lions anger

Belfast Telegraph: Stone lions stolen from entrance to National Trust HQ

Those are the tightest jeans I have ever seen on any man.

Spotter's Badge: Tom

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Expensive pomegranate anger

Powys County Times: Woman can't stop staring at pomegranate which cost her £154

And as soon as she's finished building her wicker man, somebody's going to suffer.

Spotter's Badge: Debbie, Everybody

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Closed post office anger

Canberra Times: Whole queues of people turn up for passport appointments despite it being a public holiday

Well done everybody.

Spotter's Badge: James

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Car park dog poo anger

Grimsby Telegraph: Former supermarket car park now brimming with dog eggs

His number one concern is, of course, for the kiddiewinks.

Spotter's Badge: Lynne

Monday, January 02, 2017

Celebrity weight loss cult dullness

In years gone by, noted weight loss cult Slimming World would invite a dead-eyed Peter Andre to their annual meet-and-greet Christmas party. Last year they got heart-throb Jason Donovan.

But Pete is too busy being a new dad and loving his kids, so who was the poor sod they roped in this year?

ITV stand-in roll-neck jersey style king Steve Mulhern, that's who.

Nottingham Post: TV's Steven Mulhern meets Nottingham Slimming World cult leaders


Dorset Echo: TV's Steven Mulhern meets Bridport Slimming World cult leader


Evesham Journal: TV's Steven Mulhern meets Bromsgrove Slimming World cult leaders

Middlewich Guardian: TV's Steven Mulhern meets Middlewich Slimming World cult leaders

Swindon Advertiser: TV's Steven Mulhern meets Swindon Slimming World cult leaders

Warrington Guardian: TV's Steven Mulhern meets Warrington Slimming World cult leaders

And thanks to the magic of Slimming World's (not actually a cult) press office, a million other stories.

Booted off Facebook anger

Hull Daily Mail: Facebook refuse to believe that a DJ called DJ is really called DJ

But... TROUSERS

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Canadian poo-lution anger

CBC.ca: Deal reached to stop dumping raw sewage into the sea

We've seen loads of pictures of councillors pointing at poo, but now THE TABLES ARE TURNED.

Spotter's Badge: Anneke