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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:

  • Editor spotted releasing horses onto local common.
  • Dog mess passes Fitness to Work assessment after clerical error.
  • Love blossoms after man tells partner he wished they'd never met.
  • Pensioner arrested after conducting guided tours of red-light districts.

Also revealed: First come, first served...

Direct download: la52.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:32pm 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:

  • Suspect arrested in Hobby Craft after hiding in bead aisle.
  • Town on lockdown after grit theft.
  • Man denies allegations of 'switching off' ex-wife after peculiar sound bite.
  • Local philanthropist conned out of £30,000 after yacht bought on internet turns out to be cardboard cutout.

Also revealed: He's possibly onto us...

Direct download: la51.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 3:57pm 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:

  • Owner denies staging Homeward Bound re-enactment after lost dog is found wandering railway line.
  • Local resident burnt at stake after rumoured sightings of him in woman's clothing spread.
  • Mystery surrounds news story with lack of content.
  • Blonde teenager's wrestling debut draws unprecedented number of middle aged male 'sports' fans.

Also revealed: We exchange obligatory 'non-luxury' gifts.

Direct download: LA50.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 2:00pm EST
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LA 49: What's Next, Monkey Meat?!

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:

  • Miss Teen Bromley 2012 entrants mistakenly given journalism award by editor of local paper.
  • Church of England refutes ludicrous claim that Bob the Builder was 13th Apostle.
  • Strip club shocked by allegations of French cuisine being served in venue.
  • Shoppers grateful after supermarket is cordoned off due to health and safety fears.

Also revealed: We find out what Lonnie has been saying...

Direct download: LA49.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 9:34am EST
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