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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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