Saturday, April 19, 2014

Noisy bins anger

Edinburgh Evening News: Residents complain about 'noisy' bin pick-ups

That's what you get when you dump your rubbish in Thunderbird Two.

Spotter's Badge: IanVisits

Green Bin Tax Anger

Gloucetershire Gazette Series: Only quarter of residents pay extra fee to have green bins emptied

The other three quarters - of course - are ramming the green waste at the bottom of their regular bins, because the council didn't think it through.

Spotter's Badge: Sarah

Remote control anger

Reading Post: Residents' remote control garage doors sometimes don't work

Mother of God. Those poor people.

Spotter's Badge: Graham, Simon

Friday, April 18, 2014

Missing dog poo bin anger

Llanelli Star: Anger as dog poo bin goes missing

Presumably because it was spoiling those wonderful views.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Expensive cabbage anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Woman charged £53 for cabbage

£2 compensation, which is more than generous. Next story please.


Badger sex anger

Brentwood Gazette: Mating badgers blamed for delay to road repairs

Imagine - if you will - that sweet, sweet badger love.

Spotter's Badge(r): Barry

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Graffiti spree anger

Melbourne Herald Sun: Street falls victim to graffiti artists

Shocking spelling, hope their punishment includes a return to school

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Church yellow line anger

Harrow Times: Church-goers, local Ukipper upset by yellow line outside church

...where it turns out that if they'd read the consultation document, they would have found the restrictions are lifted for church services.

Spotter's Badge: Jules

Freezer theft anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Food stolen from woman's freezer

In other news, people keep their freezer in their shed.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Stolen lingerie anger

Bexley News Shopper: Transgender woman has her best undies stolen

...and quite possbily all the rest of her clothes by the looks of things.

Spotter's Badge: Neil, Martin, Rob, Everybody

Note: Comments closed on this one to avoid offensive rubbish getting through.

Bus service anger

Swindon Advertiser: Hospital staff left stranded as bus service axed

From the comments: "If I had a £1 for everyone with folded arms in an Adver photo, I could retire to the sunshine."

Spotter's Badge: Zoe

Pedestrian street anger

Northampton Herald and Post: Campaign against plans to re-introduce vehicles into pedestrian area

This story comes with many excellent photos, but we choose a crusty chap with a statue growing out of his head.

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Stolen Decking anger

Bolton News: Thieves made off with pond platform

Turn it on its head. Now it's an adventure playground with a significant chance of death.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Model aircraft anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Model aircraft enthusiast not allowed to fly his plane at local park

"A former Air Training Corps member, who helped pilot a Chipmunk in his youth"*

Spotter's Badge: Karen

*not sexy slang

Outdoor gym anger

Fleetwood Today: Residents FURIOUS over plans for senior citizens' outdoor gym

"How dare the council try to improve our fitness. For free."

Spotter's Badge: Karen