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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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