Saturday, October 25, 2014

Dim bulb anger

Hartlepool Mail: Councillor doesn't like new LED street lamps

And as his colleagues on the council point out: "Bit late for that, old son"

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Tooth in a bun anger

Bournemouth Echo: Man find fragment of tooth in his bun

If he had read the ingredients panel, he would have read: "May contain traces of bakery worker who fell into the kneading machine"

Friday, October 24, 2014

Run you through anger

Herald Leader: Fencing club want council to provide better facilities

...or else.

Spotter's Badge: Robert

Keep orf moi laaand anger

Hull Daily Mail: Farmer all tooled up to protect his Christmas turkeys

Worth the click through just to see the second picture in this article. I bet you're thinking "Dueling Banjos" already.

Spotter's Badge: Ian, L0wey

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Social club demolition anger

Coventry Telegraph: Residents displeased as council demolishes club

"I still had half a shandy on the go in there"

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Didn't fall down a hole anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Metal thieves leave gaping manhole in back garden

Helpful hint in the comments: Plug it into the mains.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Great Wall of China Anger

Bexley News Shopper: Family left fuming over all-you-can-eat buffet row

It's worth clicking through for the restaurant owner's don't-give-a-toss reaction to all this.

And good while this is, it's hardly Brighton Buffet Anger, a true APILN classic

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Golden Arches anger

Kent Online: Man fined £100 while 'treating' has family to McDonald's meal

No sympathy at all in the comments. Not for the parking faux pas, all for his choice of diner.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Fish cull anger

Bristol Post: Anger at plan to kill fish

Fish not saunas. That's the spirit. Fish hate saunas.

Spotter's Badge: Louise

Dog turds on the sea wall anger

Essex Echo: See? This is what happens when you build sea walls

High-viz tabard, and pointing at dog crap. Mark off your Angry People In Local Newspapers bingo cards.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Cheesed off anger Prize-winning cheesemaker hacked off with red tape

"Here, try this Bureaucrat Blue Vein. Just made it"

Spotter's Badge: Russell

No email address anger

Portsmouth News: Chap can't pay his bill in advance because he has no email address

*golf clap for BT*

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan

Taxi parking ticket anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Taxi driver gets parking ticket for parking in a taxi rank

Is it just me, or are the only "Angry taxi driver" stories we get come from Blackburn?

Now awaiting a Lancashire Telegraph story headlined "Blackburn taxi drivers furious after being labelled miserable gits by website"

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Monday, October 20, 2014

Smelly lake anger

Reading Post: Campaign to clean up local lake

There's a lake. THERE.

Flattened fence anger

Northcote Leader: Council refuses to pay for destroyed fence

"I'd build her a new fence"


Spotter's Badge: Dr Professor Sir Awesome Awesome