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Stories this week include:

  • Man celebrates first day at new job by leaving early and threatening to burn down manager's house.
  • Couple no longer alarmed by clock stuck in wall.
  • RSPCA rescues goose trapped in thong.
  • Toerag steals mummified digit from signature cocktail. 

Also revealed: We discuss the correct way to dispose of a dead goose...

Direct download: LA214.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:27am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • 'Problem' cat elected to town council.
  • Police investigation into hand dryer thefts hotting up.
  • Common pineapple takes art world by storm.
  • Ill-conceived low budget remake of Animal Farm lands director in court. 

Also revealed: We establish the South Norwood Animal Tracking and Cat Helpline (SNATCH)...

Direct download: LA2131.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 7:45am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Croydon changes town motto to 'No Town is Perfect'.
  • Crisis brewing as Japan faces 'super-mature' adult film star shortage.
  • Man committed to moving lawn.
  • Charity shop sees surprise surge in sales after explicit photos discovered amongst donations. 

Also revealed: We receive an offer we can't refuse...

Direct download: LA212.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 5:17am EST
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Stories this week include:

  • Black Magic Badger Killers to play fundraiser for neighbourhood witches.
  • Unique Automated Blessing Robot wages holy war against own congregation.
  • Local man believes time traveller may have been captured on old school photograph.
  • Three-legged 'horse' fails to win Poundworld Steeplechase. 

Also revealed: We find out what Rob would be willing to do for money...

Direct download: LA211.mp3
Category:Comedy/News -- posted at: 6:34am EST
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