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:

  • Grieving terrapin stolen from family home.
  • Local councillor vows to 'protect the water' of local pool following vandalism. 
  • Couple find disproportionate amount of insects in vegetables.
  • Man refuses to apologise for 'hilarious visual joke' satirising fast food chain's 'snappy' service.

Also revealed: We continue to make assumptions about our listenership...

Direct download: la169.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:34am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Bus company apologises for absurd diversion route.
  • Waitrose reinstate silver service in cafes after pensioners threaten boycott. 
  • Dorset County Council employs private militia to eradicate gangs of rough squirrels.
  • Family relieved to find beloved relative in London Transport lost property office.

Also revealed: We attempt to find the Cat Ripper of Old Croydon Town...

Direct download: la168.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 8:39am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Mystery box containing mannequin dressed as Osama Bin Laden washes up on Boscombe beach.
  • Anarchistic haircut leads to outbreaks of Fascism in school. 
  • Police activia looking for suspected in drive-biotic yoghurt attack on croquet teacher.
  • One too many viewings of 'Jaws' leads to absurd espionage claim.

Also revealed: Rob makes a shocking and tragic confession (I really am sorry)...

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

Direct download: la167.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 4:51am EST
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