Local Anaesthetic: The Most Trusted Name In Local News Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions. Listeners can submit stories via Facebook (Facebook.com/lapodcast), Twitter (@lapocast) or e-mail: (lapodcast.net@gmail.com). We

Stories this week include:

  • Fire Brigade praised by RSPCA for coming to the aid of a bullied parakeet.
  • Online fraudster lands major book deal after raunchy phishing scripts go viral. 
  • Pirate cafe fails to float everyone's boat.
  • Local newspaper apologises for suggesting children should be sacrificed when confronted with a cougar attacked.

Also revealed: We plan a trip to the Magic Kingdom...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you all for your continued support, see you in 2016!

Listeners can submit stories via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Direct download: la162.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:43am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Man assaulted by fish tank.
  • Rumours of Peter Gabriel auditioning monkeys for new project spread. 
  • Police Christmas tree far from arresting.
  • Football fan outsmarted by mascot.

Also revealed: We champion a new nickname for Mr Duncan Smith MP...

Listeners can submit stories via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Direct download: la161.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 5:47am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Hair and beauty students learn how those with mental illness change light bulbs.
  • Woman defends noise complaint against neighbour's cries for help.
  • Man accidentally attends yet another racist puppet show.
  • Organisers admit that event theme of 'burn the disabled' may not have been in the spirit of Christmas.

Also revealed: Alex gets a belated birthday/early Christmas present...

Listeners can submit stories via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Direct download: la160.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 8:31am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Christmas lights resembling pair of pants get taken down.
  • African head of state beginning to resemble sci-fi villain.
  • Sale of massive knitted bra reveals knockers from far and wide.
  • Idiots register interest in purchasing glorified shed.

Also revealed: We revisit a well-loved cop show...

Listeners can submit stories via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Direct download: la159.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:22am EST
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