Sunday, May 03, 2015

Race course fence anger

Hull Daily Mail: Race course accused of fencing off common land

Those handbags shaped like dogs look more realistic every day

Spotter's Badge: Ian

South Wales mobility scooter anger double bill

South Wales Evening Post: Man with gammy leg wants council to stop sand building up on seafront

And meanwhile...

South Wales Evening Post: Woman wants council to do something to stop her mobility scooter bottoming out on her front doorstep

A two-sides-to-every-story story, but ARGH

Spotter's Badge: Khyle

Worst potholes in the country anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Potholes on our street 'are the worst in the country'

...says a man who speaks 'entirely in quotes'

Spotter's Badge: LK

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Election takes a dark turn anger

Bristol Post: Vandals attack candidate's family cars

You might dislike her political party (and heaven knows I do), but this is too far, you nerks.


Westmoreland Gazette: Vandal compares Tory cadidate with Phoenix Nights villain

Now, this is perfectly acceptable.

Spotter's Badge: Andy

Piled-up rubbish anger

Hartlepool Mail: Rubbish piles up because bin lorries can't get past badly parked cars

Hardly the 1979 Winter of Discontent is it?

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Street litter anger

Doncaster Free Press: John Virgo-a-like wants the council to do something about the litter down his street

Or he could - you know - do it himself while he's crouching there.

Spotter's Badge: Joe

Pigeon poo anger

Stonnington Leader: Too much pigeon poo means bloke can't see out of his windows

On the plus side, no need for net curtains

Spotter's Badge: Dr Professor Sir Awesome

Friday, May 01, 2015

Penniless cowboy anger

Bromley News Shopper: Masked stranger has heart attack, finds somebody has stolen his wallet

Lookf of dismay, double denim, dark shades, cowboy hat, but most of all note the turned out pockets to demonstrate the lack of a wallet. Or alternatively, he's just about to show somebody the white-eared elephant

Spotter's Badge: Rob C

Noisy traffic anger

Brentwood Gazette: Couple living on road detour disturbed by noisy lorries

Like the ones in the picture.


Spotter's Badge: Barry

Land train anger

Bournemouth Echo: Couple upset as one-way ticket for the tourist land train is scrapped

The old 'posing with money we refuse to spend' gambit. Very good.

Spotter's Badge: Kevin

Water polo anger

Border Mail: Water polo star unable to continue training after being locked out of school pool

Won't anyone think of the horses?

Spotter's adge: Meredith

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Bad e-fit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Have you seen this man?

Outside of a zombie film, obviously.

Don't have nightmares.

Wrong soil anger

Manchester Evening News: Allotment owners say nothing will grow in the soil dumped on their plots

The council - in their defence - said they got a remarkably good deal for the stuff, imported from Fukushima.

Spotter's Badge: Charlotte

Clegg pothole anger

Sheffield Star: With an election looming, Nick Clegg notices holes in the road in his home constituency


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Bike theft anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Man sick of having his bike stolen

"I asked a city centre warden where the safest place to leave my bike would be and he said 'at home'."

Spotter's Badge: Oh, wait. Me.