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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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