Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Kitchen utensils on the head anger

Kent Online: Seagull attacks force woman to wear colander on her head

...all the time

Spotter's Badge: Andy

Small door big sofa anger

Peeblesshire News: Man furious after door is too small to fit new sofa

Simple: Demolish house, install sofa, rebuild house

Spotter's Badge: Ken

Castle parking spaces anger

Hemel Today: History buff demands rail users stop using castle parking spaces

...except it turns out they belong to Network Rail, according to the comments. Whoops!

Parking app anger

Plymouth Herald: Man clobbered three times despite using parking app

Don't you just love it when techology works?

Spotter's Badge: Len

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Police station anger

Brighton Argus: Ex-copper in one-woman campaign to keep police station open

Smart undercover work, Lou

Spotter's Badge: Angel

High Five ban anger

Bracknell Forest Standard: Lollipop man told to stop 'high fiving' kids

It's health and safety gone maaaaaad

Crematorium anger

Bucks Herald: Residents campaign against new crematorium

What's with the hands? Are they all dancing to Agadoo?

Monday, July 29, 2013

Shattered table anger

Brighton Argus: Family calls for somebody, anybody, to do something after garden table shatters

As our spotter points out: They were so concerned about the baby's safety, they left all the glass there until the newspaper had been

Spotter's Badge: Dom Kaos

Headless statue anger

Toowoomba Chronicle: Councillor slams 'feral, bloodsucking' statue vandals

Don't hold back - say how you really feel

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Parking ticket bang to rights anger

Cambridge News: Woman calls for 'revolution' over parking fines

Council calls for woman to stop parking illegally

Spotter's Badge: Len, James

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Leisure centre prices anger

Yellow Advertiser: Locals being 'priced out' of leisure services

Council cuts - you obviously need scissors.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Out of date salad dressing anger

Newcastle Chronicle: Anger as supermarket sells year out-of-date salad dressing

Pizza Express salad dressing? You posh devil, you

Spotter's Badge: Hannah

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Used syringes anger

Essex Echo: Council tells man he'll have to pay to have syringes dumped in his garden removed


Spotter's Badge: Barry

Pub parking anger

Lynn News: Pub landlord's fury at 'dozy' parkers

Effect (and his entire point) rather spoiled by complete lack of cars

Spotter's Badge: David, Len

Empty medical centre anger

Ongar Gazette: Unused medical centre costing taxpayers thousands

Ah yes, the standard newspaper 'perplexed' look

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Friday, July 26, 2013

Sunbathing anger

Brighton Argus: Police called as Fulking woman sunbathes in her own garden

No, that's NOT a typo

Smashed playhouse anger Small girl sad as tornado smashes playhouse

Look on this and weep, dear reader, and think about the nice things in your life.

Spotter's Badge: Britt

Expensive cake anger

Sevenoaks Chronicle: Supermarket not sorry enough over £162 cake

I'm on a diet, and I'd pay a million billion pounds for a bite of that cake

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Tarmac job anger

Essex Echo: Fury as travellers' asphalt job closes road for two hours

I'm out on a limb - either this person is furious, or stuck

Spotter's Badge: Cora

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Thrown off school trip anger

Watford Observer: Girl sent home from school trip for midnight feast

...not to mention all the other things she did which don't become clear until you read the comments

Spotter's Badge: TRT (extra marks for commentard trolling), Rachel

Boat owners anger

Wandsworth Guardian: Boat owners in battle for access to their homes

I like a good people-versus-The-Man story

Boo to The Man!

Non-cultivation anger, again

Watford Observer: Man still upset about losing his allotment

He's been here before, glad he didn't go through with the hunger strike

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Not sure if angry or not anger

Wokingham Times: Woman probably angry about fly-tipping

Update: They've replaced the picture. AND YES SHE'S ANGRY

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Snake down the chimney anger

Bromley News Shopper: Local newspaper corners the market in people over-acting to animals coming into their homes

This from the people who brought you "fox attack on the toilet"

Would also like to point out that "Snake down the chimney" is NOT sexy slang

Belated Spotter's Badge: Max

Car park repair anger

Sussex Courier: Over-running car park repairs hitting shop profits

Hope those aren't his work trousers (unless he works in the bird poo retail industry)

Spotter's Badge: Ed

Godwin's Law Anger

Bristol Post: Bus driver 'acted like a little Hitler' over pensioner's bus pass

Slightly smug expression and hat action INSIDE A HOUSE!

Spotter's Badge: Louise, James

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Rats in the flats anger

Bromley News Shopper: Families concerned by infestation of rats

So much going on here. First, the eye is drawn to the matching trouser suit. Then it's the money shot - the raised fists, ready to punch a rat on the beak. Well in.

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Home-made road sign anger

Braintree and Witham Times: Thieves make off with man's home-made road signs

This story's got it all, and I've only just noticed the shoe-string tie he's wearing

Spotter's Badge: Pete

Sports centre price rise anger

Essex Echo: Sports enthusiasts threaten to beat council officials to death with badminton racquets over price rises

Couldn't be bothered to read the story - correct me if I'm wrong on the details

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Monday, July 22, 2013

Alan Partridge Anger

Winsford Guardian: Radio station denied broadcast licence

Probably because their studio is on the side of a hill

Spotter's Badge: Maria

'New' Yellow Line anger

Northern Echo: Shopkeep threatens to pack it all in over 'new' yellow lines outside his shop

All well and good until eagle-eyed readers point out the lines aren't actually new at all, but old ones that have been repainted

Spotter's Badge: Matthew, Kara, Antony

Antipodean parking ticket anger City's parking tickets 'may be illegal'

Quality stuff by snapper Chris Skelton

Spotter's Badge: Joe

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Pound shop bleach anger

Watford Observer: Man's clothes ruined by leaking bleach bottle

Of course, to the commentards, it's all his fault

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Laptop theft anger

York Press: Fury at break-in at nursery school

If you know anything, that number again: 999

Spotter's Badge: Len

Phone wire anger

Huddersfield Examiner: BT installs phone line outside man's window

Good Lord - it's Victor Meldrew!

Spotter's Badge: Danielle, Michael

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Wobbly wall anger

Limerick Leader: Concern over unsafe wall

"Go on. Point at the wall. Point at it. POINT."

Spotter's Badge: Simon

No parking meter anger

Bromley News Shopper: Council give man parking ticket in road without meter

Is that a battering ram on the top of his van?

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Water leak anger

Hartlepool Mail: Anger as authorities fail to fix water leak

What a deluge.

Spotter's Badge: Len

Friday, July 19, 2013

Fox stole my handbag anger

Sutton Guardian: Fox steals woman's handbag at barbecue

It's a great fox story, but she's not sitting on the toilet

Spotter's Badge: Christina

Very very tall anger

Bournemouth Echo: Driver blames speed bump for damage to his car

Good grief, he's about 19 feet tall!

Huge rat anger

Gloucestershire Echo: Rat tries to get inside house

Like a rat up a ... and I said I'd stop the sexist stuff

Spotter's Badge: Sam

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Hot tennis court anger

Bournemouth Echo: New tennis courts closed because it's too hot to play

Also - get the size of that racket. Was the previous owner a clown?

Housing estate anger

Nottingham Post: Residents object to new housing estate

YES! Hit 'em with the suggestions box

Spotter's Badge: Tom

New Tesco anger

St Alban's Review: Anti-Tesco campaigners say "somebody's going to get hurt"

I didn't even know Tesco had an enforcement arm

Spotter's Badge: Jonathan

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Glass in back garden anger

Bournemouth Echo: Council landlord won't help bloke clear his garden

Call the police, tell them you think there's a body there. BOOM - job done (and a conviction for wasting police time)

Speed limit sign anger

Dorset Echo: Anger as vandals tear down speed limit signs

Bloody Hell --- Cheggers is looking old these days

Killer pothole anger

Brentwood Gazette: Pothole could kill somebody, says estate agent

Or, in his own words: "Family-size hole in the ground would suit professional couple"

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Inappropriate question about breasts anger

NT News: McDonalds worker asks customer if her breasts are real

Well played NT News subs on the headline: Burgers with a side of perving

And if you ARE a perve, there's a better picture here in a national title

Spotter's Badge: Paul