Local Anaesthetic: The Most Trusted Name In Local News Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions. Listeners can submit stories via Facebook (Facebook.com/lapodcast), Twitter (@lapocast) or e-mail: (lapodcast.net@gmail.com). We

Stories this week include:

  • Well-endowed fleas begin reign of terror across South East London.
  • Police finally crack Travel Cluedo theft.
  • Man finds Holland-on-Sea deserted with not a Pokemon in sight.
  • Eight-year-old fails to secure financial backs despite identifying emerging marketing opportunities. 

Also revealed: We go on pilgrimage...

Direct download: la19....mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:36am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Croydon cat killer film 'Operation Takehe' set for London-wide release.
  • Highly skilled regiment of weaponised monkeys manages to steal nuclear codes.
  • Footballer stands firm on proposed legal action.
  • Unlucky Russian scientist watches awkward situation get significantly worse. 

Also revealed: We launch the campaign for the 'Redistribution of Bank Holidays'...

Direct download: la190.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:44am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Domino's attempt to liven up boring cheese and ham pizza.
  • Police track down flasher resembling infamous Bond villain.
  • Siblings head to Blackheath Common for a 'Pokemon Hunt'.
  • Teacher caught sneaking in to school to retrieve leftover fish fingers. 

Also revealed: We debate how clean a pufferfish actually is...

Direct download: 189.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:44am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Former Chancellor believed to be amassing private militia to stage coup.
  • Beloved inflatable employee forced into early retirement for a crude piece of 'misguided marketing humour'.
  • Stables left facing bankruptcy after 15 tons of 'equine gold' goes up in flames.
  • Unusual sculptures become the toast of the town. 

Also revealed: We consider employing the services of a local professor...

Direct download: la189.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:48am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Olympics in jeopardy after box of matches go missing.
  • Police appeal for witnesses after alleged 'milking' in local park.
  • Telephone box protest ends in stalemate.
  • Claimants to receive abusive voicemails from Job Centre staff until they re-enter employment says Work and Pensions Secretary. 

Also revealed: Rob buys a birthday card...

Direct download: la188.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 8:45am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Jealous partner seizes on opportunity to release beloved family pet back into wild.
  • Delivery driver leaves helpful note for self-employed mother.
  • Village idiot finds herself in yet another hilarious scrape.
  • Ministry of Justice deny reports of pilot scheme where drones used to deliver meals to prisoners. 

Also revealed: The YouTube push continues...

Direct download: la186.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 9:05am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Tinder tool gets the military coup he rightly deserves.
  • Victim of air rage allowed to fly plane for remainder of flight.
  • Man delighted at prospect of first 'banana' party.
  • Helicopter and leaf-blower fails to dry out cricket pitch in time for crucial game. 

Also revealed: Anyone for YouTube?

Direct download: la185.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:43am EDT

LA Podcast 184: Beautiful Red Permed Hair Reminiscent of the 80's (and a Collection of Chessboards from Colonel Gaddafi)

Stories this week include:

  • Woman shocked to see cock on roundabout.
  • Terrifying creature revealed to be some old yarn. 
  • Llamas stage protest against Tour de France.
  • Man bored of Brexit captures pilot of UFO on film.

Also revealed: We consider filing for copyright infringement...

Direct download: la184.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:16am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Police smash illegal rubber duck racing ring.
  • Disgraced former Animal Hospital presenter causing stink in prison. 
  • Man that probably met Michael Jackson convicted of tax avoidance.
  • Mythical 10 man train believed to be active in Barnehurst.

WARNING: High levels of Brexit contained within this podcast...

Direct download: la183.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 8:47am EDT

Stories this week include:

  • Electro Smog set to release comeback album produced by Noel Edmonds.
  • 31 years of karate experience failed to prevent savage attack on washing machine. 
  • Vicar invokes diplomatic immunity from the Almighty following drunken arrest.
  • Department of Work and Pensions refuses to apologise for placing all pensioners in 'non-working/technically deceased' group in order to re-calculate benefits.

Also revealed: We explore the weird and wonderful submissions for 'the episode' competition...

Direct download: la182.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:03am EDT