Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Noisy factory anger

Llanelli Star: Residents say they're kept awake at night by nearby pressing plant

Superb fingers-in-ears, reactolite-wearing and arm-folding work.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Bus cuts anger

Fleet News and Mail: Campaigner to take bus cuts protest to the very top

The worst thing about Fleet Buzz - and I'll tell you this as a local - is that they are rendered completely invisible in times of yellow snow, as I found out to my cost last winter.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Hit-and-run anger

Portsmouth News: Driver tailgated by hit-and-run driver

"Next time I'm going to shit him up with the wheel spanner, then hide the body under this sheet"

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan

Streetlight stand-off anger

Sheffield Star: "I know my rights, and I don't want a street lamp outside my house"

Tell you what, let's not bother with street lighting for a bit and see how we get on.

Spotter's Badge: Sarah

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Speed gun road rage anger

Derby Telegraph: Speed Watch volunteer confronted by angry motorist who wasn't even speeding

The joke's on him. That's a hair-dryer.

Spotter's Badge: Nowtas

Dumped sewage anger

Essex Echo: Tanker dumps its load of turds into local ditch

...thus improving water quality immeasurably.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Another losing battle over potholes anger

Huddersfield Examiner: Mum's car damaged by a pothole that has since been fixed, but she's pointing ato it anyway

And she'll not see a penny.

Spotter's Badge: Brad

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Canal graffiti anger

Stourbridge News: Graffiti on canal towpath turning local area "into a ghetto"*

*Not very much like a ghetto at all

Spotter's Badge: Tim

Garden sewage anger

South Wales Evening Post: Family furious as raw sewage leaks into garden

Photographer: "Would you mind lying down. You know - in the sewage? It'll look GREAT in the paper."

Bloke: Yeah, OK."

Spotter's Badge: Paul, Rob J

Missed the school trip anger

Gazette Live: Kids have lucky escape from Disneyland trip

A Flock of Seagulls are back. And this time they've brought their mums

Spotter's Badge: Tarquin Foxglove

Friday, June 26, 2015

Immodest school outfit anger

Kidderminster Shuttle: Teenager taken out of school in row over 'too much leg' No Uniform Day outfit

Can't tell if angry or not. Is this a "You're getting your face in the paper if you want it or not" story?

On balance of probabilities, I'd say it's a big YES.

Spotter's Badge: Tim

The colour purple anger

Shropshire Star: Owners may be forced to repaint purple building after two complaints

Note yellow paint brush at the back. Not that we're looking for a culprit.

Spotter's Badge: Gordy

Lack of countdown clock anger

Sutton Guardian: Bus shelters erected without electronic information boards

"If only there were some sort of app for the Apple Watch, says our angry person.

Spotter's Badge: Charles

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Logbook loan anger

Coventry Telegraph: Woman's car repossessed over outstanding finance owed by previous owner

I don't have particularly strong views on this, but people who do this should be peeled, rolled in salt, and left for the pigs

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Fly-tipping anger

Northampton Chronicle: Woman who picked up load of fly-tipped waste told by council that it's now her problem

For heaven's sake, a lot of fly-tipped rubbish is left because it's dangerous and the crims are too tight to take it to the tip where they've got to pay a gate fee. Leave it to the experts.