Friday, August 22, 2014

Flag double bill anger

Accrington Observer: Old soldier furious at order to take down flags

Bolton News: Bloke furious at order to remove flag pole

It's OK, Facebook says it's fine.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Stolen CCTV camera anger

Brentwood Gazette: Fly-tippers steal CCTV camera installed to deter fly-tippers

It's the circle of life, Essex style.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Playground vandalism anger

Accrington Observer: Councillors hacked off over local yobs

Never mind the oiks, is that a trace of a mullet?

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ruined honeymoon anger

Manchester Evening News: Couple's romantic break UTTERLY WRECKED by scary landing at Manchester Airport

And they get more than a bumpy ride in the comments, too.

Spotter's Badge: Ben, Ian, Tom, Sean, Kate, Russell, Chris, Charlotte, Everybody

More fly-tipping anger

Shropshire Star: Runners, dog upset by dumped rubbish

Never mind that, some of these people are the same colour as the angry dog

Spotter's Badge: Len

Quaker Meeting House anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Quakers' Meeting House fenced off due to anti-social behaviour

Yeah, keep those pacifist bastards locked in before they strike again. Oh... right.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Stolen bike anger

Dorset Echo: Boy's birthday bike stolen

One of the regular tropes on this site, this one's unusual in the fact that it doesn't have a follow-up "Kind readers have dug deep..." story. Times must be hard in Dorset.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Troublesome tree anger

Stroud Journal: Man wants tree cut down

Blimey - Bill Oddie's let himself go.

Spotter's Badge: Louise

Job rejection anger

Swindon Advertiser: Bomb disposal expert confused by job rejection

Yeah F*** the police!*

Spotter's Badge: Chalos

* Don't F*** the police, they're alright

Blocked drains anger

Essex Echo: Drains still blocked nearly two weeks after The Great Canvey Floods

I've been to Canvey. This is what passes for fun there.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Street light anger

Bexley News Shopper: Woman, 92, being kept awake at night by new street light

You know - they'll actually fit a deflector to the light to stop that happening if you ask the council. The News Desk at your local newspaper is unable to do this.

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Fly-tipping anger

Northampton Chronicle: Bloke sick of people dumping rubbish behind his house


Kitchen ceiling anger

Bolton News: Man waits for months for council to come and fix his ceiling

If only he had something on the end of his arms that might do the job in the mean time.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Bad smell anger

Grimsby Telegraph: Bad smell lingers over Grimsby

In a town well known for its fishing industry, it must be REALLY awful for people to notice

Also, lovely sky.

Spotter's Badge: Susie

Monday, August 18, 2014

Shopping centre ban anger

Hinckley Times: Mobility scooter ladies banned from shopping centre in row over kitchen roll

"It's ruined our lives," they say.

Their lives. Ruined. Think about that, you shopping centre curs.