Friday, November 27, 2015

Cowboy builders anger

Leamington Courier: Woman ripped off to the tune of £10,000 by builders

Having been in this situation myself, screw those guys

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Street drinking anger

York Press: Residents fight to prevent street drinking in their area

You know, it's not like Ron Swanson to get involved in this sort of thing. But there he is, right at the front.

Power cuts anger

Watford Observer: Locals slightly inconvenienced by power outages

"It was carnage," says George RR Martin, who knows carnage when he sees it.

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Thursday, November 26, 2015

No streetlights anger

Clydebank Post: Lack of street lighting makes estate a muggers' paradise, says wet and miserable man

And he should know, the muggers stole all the street lights to pay for drugs.

Wrecked playground anger

Bolton News: Kid offers to pay for damage to vandalised playground out of his own savings

Awww, bless.

And do click through to this one - there's an entire gallery of our little hero in various stages of fury.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Car park rock anger

Barnet and Potters Bar Times: People keep driving into huge boulder in hospital car park

HOSPITALS: Don't leave huge boulders in your car parks. People keep crashing their cars into them. Do you really need the extra business?

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Parody Twitter account anger

Tottenham Independent: Man who uses Twitter to criticise local council goes to local newspaper to say he's really not that bothered about a parody account taking the piss out of him. Not bothered at all. NOT BOTHERED

You can tell he's not bothered by his expression that says "Not bothered".

Spotter's Badge: Ben

Parking app anger

Somerset Guardian: Woman can't use parking app, pays £6,500 for an hours' parking

How do I know she can't use the app, and there's nothing wrong with the system? Confession: I did this once on exactly the same app because I'm a fat-fingered idiot, but you don't see me in the Fleet News and Mail.

Spotter's Badge: Michael

IDS free parking anger

Epping Forest Guardian: Iain Duncan Smith joins local campaign for 30 minutes' free parking

Where's a bus to drive at high speed through a puddle when you need one?

Spotter's Badge: Beth

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Mr Paparazzi not-quite-sure-where-to-put-this-story sadness

Geelong Advertiser: The infamous Mr Paparazzi has given up chasing drunken celebrities out of night clubs, and has gone back to Australia and become a mayor. But there's something missing from his life, and it's his number one lady who had to go back to England to look after her mum. Look. Look at his sad face.

You know, I almost feel sad for the scruffy bugger.

Spotter's Badge: Claudine

Dangerous lamp posts anger

Essex Echo: Canvey councillors want 'dangerous' disused lamp posts removed

I've been to Canvey, and those posts covered in yellow tape are what passes for a tourist attraction there.

Spotter's Badge: Cora

Electric car anger

Hull Daily Mail: Council install railings, stopping man from charging his electric car

...using the charger for which he has no planning permission. THE WAR HAS BEGUN.

Spotter's Badge: L0wey, The Quirker

Poppy Appeal theft anger

Bolton News: Scumbag steals school's Poppy Appeal money

Crucifying the crims is the only way to bring the smile back to these kids' faces. Nail 'em up.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Monday, November 23, 2015

Broken street lights anger

Huddersfield Examiner: Street lights not working in Fartown

Fartown? FART TOWN more like.

Spotter's Badge: Susie

Wildlife reserve fly-tipping anger

Essex Echo: Residents upset at constant vandalism and fly-tipping at nature reserve

Judging by the photo, this man is at least eight feet tall.