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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • Breath organs across Swindon untangle after nightclub shuts.
  • Fined takeaway owner claims specialist order requested mouse droppings on pizza.
  • Local Editor raves at potential racism levelled at 'special' ginger friend.
  • Used papier-mâché 'love' donkey becomes inadvertent star of Christmas mystery story.

Also revealed: Rob sings...

Direct download: LA44.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 8:22am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • Local roundabout deprived of Christmas magic after council cock-up.
  • Charitable extreme bowls tournament to be held in swimming baths.
  • Forgetful driver leaves passengers on bus.
  • Fame hungry couple contrive convoluted fox attack hoax.

Also revealed: The Christmas Competition reaches crisis point.

Direct download: la43.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:26pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • Swindon awarded coveted Cleanest Fountain accolade after mischievous prank. 
  • Victim blames one-legged criminal for Atheism. 
  • Council apologises after off-hand comment from local resident accidentally leads to formation of first clown school in town. 
  • Lord of the Rings character caught with stolen wedding photo. 

Also revealed: Alex imitates a chainsaw.

Direct download: LA42.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:24pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • Forgettable wedding guest denies destroying pine tree. 
  • Woman attacked by killer mould. 
  • Local idiot finds idiotic letter in a bottle. 
  • Final curtain falls on career of beloved local journalist. 

Also revealed: Alex's Spurious Sandwich Anecdote.

Direct download: LA41.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 11:29am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • Charity runners awarded with tetanus jab after completing race across Hampstead Heath. 
  • Local council refuses to act after expanding 'Act of God' definitions to include refuge collection. 
  • Dirty judge flushed out after investigation into bribery at the 'Cleanliest Toilet of the Year' awards. 
  • Second victim fingers fox in connection to area muggings. 

Also revealed: Rob shows compassion...

Direct download: LA40.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 1:48pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • PCSO makes instructional video on bicycle theft. 
  • Former police officer forms Maroon 5 tribute band after impromptu performance caught on CCTV during raid. 
  • Tree destroys house after successful campaign to save it. 
  • Performer shocked by amount of interest in Jimmy Saville costume after placing classified advert during run up to Halloween. 

Also revealed: The Christmas competition has landed!

Direct download: LA39.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:22am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com 

Stories this week include:

  • Shoplifters defend questionable selection of stolen items by citing upbringing as factor. 
  • Fox returns stolen handbag after colour clashes with fur. 
  • Manager of grooming salon reacts to dog haircut backlash by stating style is next big thing. 
  • Taxi driver claims £50 fare was justified after blind women soiled car by 'crying her eyes out'. 

Also revealed: New 'Suggest a Feature' Feature is launched!

Direct download: la38.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:59am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Elaborate plan to win back ex-partner backfires for local restaurant worker. 
  • Local man denies branding himself a hero after fighting off 'Hillary Clinton' during acid trip. 
  • Family pet approached by national newspaper after details of sordid affair with owner revealed in court. 
  • Pregnant woman threatens disabled man after disparaging comment comparing her to the hors d'oeuvres during lunch at cricket match. 

Also revealed: Rob breaks with tradition...

Direct download: LA37.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:50am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Deputy Mayor defends 'duck's arse' remark about employee's hairstyle by stating that it was an accurate observation.
  • Police release wanted photographs of generic looking criminals. 
  • Aspiring Editor attacks fitting roadside tribute to alcoholic father. 
  • Local resident lodges complaint with council after lack of pole dancing monkeys at Poole bar. 

Also revealed: Alex issues a retraction. 

Direct download: LA36.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 6:24am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Man held at gunpoint outed as cyclist by local paper.
  • Local resident alerts neighbourhood to depression by painting pillar box. 
  • Banker does something immoral. 
  • Stupid and irresponsible diabetic causes trail of destruction after trip to chemist. 

Also revealed: Alex learns about some bloke called Hadrian. 

Direct download: LA35.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 9:54am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Budding comedy duo comes to abrupt end after untoward comment.
  • Cat held against will finally speaks out after being taken in by local shopkeepers. 
  • Wealthy pensioners start local limousine route after withdrawal of free bus pass.
  • Trainee shop assistant receives counselling after witnessing reduced meat scuffle reminiscent of 'cock fight'. 

Also revealed: Rob's internet goes down prior to recording, will he be able to find stories in time...

Direct download: LA34.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 8:22am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local man praised after beating off beaver.
  • Museum of Garden Ornaments receives suspicious donation. 
  • Woman complains to council about leaf-ridden forest.
  • Supermarket unveils new hard-line customer complaints campaign entitled 'Prove It or Shove It'. 

Also revealed: Our pound shop prize from across the pond is claimed. 

Direct download: LA33.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 12:22pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • KFC issues how-to Drive-Thru guide after customer drives into restaurant.
  • Organisers of local pub crawl forced to disguise event as themed wheelbarrow race. 
  • Local businessman finds inventive new use for sex toy accidentally ordered in bulk.
  • Car dealership entrepreneur opens line of specialist shops befitting name. 

Also revealed: Rob puts Alex's geographical knowledge of the United Kingdom to the test. 

Direct download: la32.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 10:55am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Conman admits to crime after becoming unable to meet demands of numerous fictitious jobs.
  • Pub buys Ferris wheel to attract underage drinkers back after bouncy castle theft. 
  • Dogs shocked at primary school children's low levels of literacy.
  • Elderly resident states genuine held belief that Grease soundtrack constitutes rave music. 

Also revealed: Alex's adventures in the Semitic supermarket. 

Direct download: LA31.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:16pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Crematorium outsources incinerator services to pest control company.
  • Anger after neighbourhood door-to-door chainsaw salesman branded 'suspicious' by local newspaper. 
  • Police reveal that a Mr D Attenborough held in custody after indecent horse on horse images found on laptop.
  • NHS denies claims that practice of using toast in open heart surgery is widespread. 

Also revealed: Rob's erroneous beliefs about homeopathy.

Direct download: LA30.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:11am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Pyjama Aid launched for donkey with Sweet Itch.
  • Girl denies that lighthouse hobby is compensating for boyfriend's shortcomings. 
  • Whale contacts police after vomit stolen from beach.
  • Adventurous couple's lovemaking ends in stairlift rescue. 

Also revealed: Alex's geographical knowledge is called into question...again. 

Direct download: LA29.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 1:57am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Chilli pepper thief left to sweat after eating ill-gotten gains.
  • Glue factory up in arms as local circus rescues horses. 
  • Children of middle class family traumatised by advances in modern technology.
  • Local teenager has bicycle stolen by potential guests of The Jeremy Kyle Show. 

Also revealed: Rob's Z-List celebrity tales. 

Direct download: LA28.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 1:47pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Boy takes death plunge to get mother's attention.
  • Couple repay Ronald McDonald House Charity by stealing golden arch shaped bed, toadstool table and mushroom chairs from room. 
  • Travelling circus comes to town with main attraction 'Brian the Goose'.
  • After Gloucester branded 'Least Romantic City in UK', residents suggest judging panel visit Birmingham. 

Also revealed: Alex's 'Shining' experience. 

Direct download: LA27.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:05am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Spurned jockey covers ex-girlfriend's car in horse manure.
  • Gang of burglars dressed as landscape gardeners target homes. 
  • Locals call news story about cat barred from pub 'cat-astrophic'.
  • Fire brigade defends seagull rescue by making outlandish claim that 'highly evolved' bird dialled 999

Also revealed: Alex's paranormal celebrity sighting. 

Direct download: LA26.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 9:57am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Golfer on 'banana high' claims crow stole golf bag.
  • Former crop circle creator 'discovers' new crop circle.
  • Concern at World Record breastfeeding attempt as refreshment stall runs out of milk. 
  • Criminal investigation launched after boy receives minor injury from swing. 

Also revealed: Alex and Rob celebrate 25 glorious episodes in style. 

Direct download: la25.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 5:26pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Workman caught in brothel without tools claims he misinterpreted client's comment about needing his toolbox.
  • Dutch Olympic Team refuses to leave coach after experiencing taste of British heritage.
  • Tramp moves into futuristic council flat with en suite bathroom. 
  • Swindon Town Football Club release replica kits for animal supporters. 

Also revealed: The night that Alex and Rob went to the cinema...

Direct download: LA24.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:43am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local man resorts to selling beloved boat after vandals urinate on sails.
  • Lumberjack misplaces chainsaw after excessive consumption of energy drink.
  • Cat left to fend off attackers after Fire Brigade fail to attend rescue call. 
  • Construction firm down tools due to unseasonal sunshine. 

Also revealed: Alex's potential new name change.

And much, much more...

Direct download: la23.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:06pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Axe wielding manic claims attack was justified after spurned lover makes obscene request.
  • Local man apologises after Higgs boson eBay prank results in creation of black hole.
  • Elderly women mistakenly sells dog as ornament at car boot sale. 
  • Marlborough Jazz Festival rescued at eleventh hour by Keith 'Cheggars' Chegwin and Jimmy Crankie lookalike. 

Also revealed: The unmasking of the mysterious Xavier 'Dick' Catalyst. 

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA22.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:03pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Schoolgirls left traumatised after discovering local area lacks 3G signal.
  • Controversial photograph of suicidal cat taken hours before death released.
  • Local man has faith in justice system restored after being awarded £15 for exposure to breasts. 
  • Marlboro Man reunited with illegitimate West Country son. 

Also revealed: The new 'Comment of The Week' feature proposal. 

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA21.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 6:28pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Journalist deafens himself with Blu Tack after slow news week.
  • Pizza cures boy's irrational fear of public toilets.
  • Conman defends quality of Sunny Walkmans and Potato iPhones. 
  • Inflatable Stonehenge branded a letdown. 

Also revealed: Rob's Poundstretcher anecdote.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA20.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 6:21am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Unremorseful housewife claims cat 'had it coming' despite retaliation attack.
  • Tramp removes parking meter after refusing to pay to park shopping trolley.
  • Jealous woman complains to council about amorous neighbours. 
  • Cillit Bang release firearm shaped bottle. 

Also revealed: The new LA alphabet feature!

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA19.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:24am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local idiot considers buying lock after theft of eighth consecutive bicycle.
  • Pizza restaurant moves to trademark dish after ceiling falls into customer's dessert.
  • Miserable child believed to be reincarnation of William Hogarth. 
  • War veteran claims WWII was due to Third Reich's automated financial transactions. 

Also revealed: Alex's alarming inability to name everyday household objects. 

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA18.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 1:47pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Stocky man trapped in luggage space mistaken for suitcase by driver.
  • After letter of apology to newspaper about homemade explosives, local man found with homemade reactor and box of Uranium-235.
  • Burglars return useless guard dog. 
  • Girl sent home for wearing patriotic lipstick and miniskirt. 

Also revealed: Rob's impressive (and somewhat fictitious) knowledge of world landmarks. 

And much, much more...

Direct download: la17.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:42am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local couple traumatised after dead cat falls from sky.
  • Hedgehog trained in propaganda helps war effort.
  • Man lies to wife about disappearance of garlic bread after shopping trip.
  • Local scrounger given obscure humanity award by Queen. 

Also revealed: Alex's ignorance regarding tinned vegetables.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA16.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:24pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local man impersonates police officer after cyclist failed to use correct hand signals.
  • Former Chelsea striker accused of diving before Olympic torch handover in Swindon.
  • Police suspect foul play after second Shetland pony corpse discovered.
  • Homeowner and lodger fabricate excuse after intruder's rampage goes unnoticed due to sex session. 

Also revealed: Rob's impressive knowledge of political figures past and present. 

And much, much more...

Direct download: la15.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:34pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Council dedicates new bus stop to the "Dear Leader".
  • Charity to give bicycle maintenance classes to remote African tribes.
  • Burglars ransack charity shop and make off with items totalling £8.93.
  • Environmentalist admits to encouraging volunteers to dump rubbish on beach to keep collection business afloat. 

Also revealed: Rob's views on animal rescue.

And much, much more...

Direct download: la14.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 10:50am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local man threatens to name and shame 60's popstar after dangerous cow overtaking manoeuvre.
  • Dead yeti mistaken for dead Shetland pony by local woman.
  • Cyclist convicted of indecent exposure makes claim of using groinal attachment to fix bicycle.
  • Embarrassed dog abandons owner trapped in mud. 

Also revealed: Alex's views on intruders in the home.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA13.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:30am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Garden furniture stolen from mythical land.
  • Frank Spencer lookalike fingered in police e-fit.
  • Burglar steals copper piping and water tank to fuel Umbongo habit.
  • Local boy arranges party to celebrate failure of party. 

Also revealed: Rob's aspiration to achieve minor celebrity status.

And much, much more...

Direct download: la12.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:48pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local paper runs 'Spot the Dead Badger' competition.
  • Overworked police officer gets child to complete e-fits.
  • Dirty beaver found in Plymouth.
  • Sand artist up in arms after local council destroy dream home. 

Also revealed: Alex's early onset dementia.

And much, much more...

Direct download: la11.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:34pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local boy refutes claim that proceeds from charity curry night funded terror organisations in Kenya.
  • Ray Mears to start new survival show focusing on killing/eating inner city domestic animals.
  • Local women shocked as back garden becomes site for Occupy protest.
  • Transvestite found living rough in park after wrong turn in midnight marathon.

Also revealed: Rob's penchant for sparkling water...

And much, much more...

Direct download: la10.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:27am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Dartford's "Average Man of the Year" competition receives record number of applications.
  • Local passenger admits paying premium for 'authentic Titanic experience' after being airlifted from Titanic Memorial Cruise.
  • Upper middle class family slums it on Bournemouth beach.
  • Civil pride at all time high after local town branded 'ugly' and 'average' by business heads.

Also revealed: Alex's incredible lack of geographical knowledge.

And much, much more...

Direct download: la_ep9.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:48pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Local residents complain after public convenience continues to be used as lift.
  • After first face-to-face encounter with rabbit, police sergeant admits daughter has been keeping plastic bag as pet.
  • Cast of new operatic production reassures public that it is not an April Fools' prank.
  • Couple outraged over controversial method used by interior designer to redecorate bathroom.

Also revealed: Alex's suspicious lavatorial habits.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA8.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:59pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Woman shocked after handbag is stolen from 'secure' sunken flowerbed.
  • After objections from local residents, missile installations on Blackheath to double as Olympic starter pistol.
  • Local businessman poisons pigeons to raise profile of ailing business.
  • Far-fetched dream of owning a takeaway van, goes up in flames for local woman.

Also revealed: Alex's extensive collection and Rob's secret obsession.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA7_edit.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:34pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Shortage of telephone numbers brings town to bring of anarchy.
  • Local loser sprains ankle after aggressive job hunt.
  • Local school children forced to construct law enforced robots in breakaway state.
  • (Fictitious?) man believed to be living on Blackheath Common says Council.

Also revealed: Rob's incredible lack of sensitivity.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA_6.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:00am EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Gypsy master operates roofing scam with band of gullible mugs.
  • Council threatens to close ex-soldier's killer animal training camp.

Also revealed: Rob sets Alex his first phonetic alphabet challenge.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA_Ep_5.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:24pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Communist state begins printing own currency.
  • Dog-napping to order reaches record high in South East London.
  • Diversity service closes after remit is exposed as too inclusive.
  • Theives still on the run despite losing streak.

Also revealed: Alex's dubious take on the phonetic alphabet.

And much, much more...

Direct download: Local_Anaesthetic_EP_4.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:45pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Rocket crash in school playground unfortunately records no fatalities.
  • 100 kilos of used bras and a box of pencils to be sent to the Gambia after charity appeal.
  • Lovers flock to the back seat of M25 tour bus.
  • Liberated Romanians pick pockets of bored commuters.

Also revealed: Rob reveals where to find the best flowers in Stroud.

And much, much more...

Direct download: LA_EP_3.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:39pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Octogenarian spends 30 hours in lay-by surviving on nothing but Werther's Originals.
  • Father of 'Hero' carpenter misquotes biblical proverb.
  • Reporter sells family possessions to pawn shop.
  • 'Cat Catcher' 2000 deployed in complete secrecy.

Also revealed: Alex's astonishing lack of knowledge of nightclubs.

And much, much more...

Direct download: Local_Anaesthetic_Episode_2.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 5:17pm EST
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Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.

Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:

  • Man fined after forcing pet alligators to wear spectacles.
  • Newly married woman cheats on husband with parrot.
  • After years at sea, long lost brothers reunite to bring down capitalism.

Also revealed: Rob's astonishing lack of knowledge of human biology.

And much, much more...

Direct download: Local_Anaesthetic_Ep._1.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:46pm EST
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