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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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