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LAPodcast (Local Anaesthetic Podcast) - The Most Trusted Name in Local News

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.
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Apr 22, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Entitled child rejects grammatically incorrect meal.
  • Unemployed fisherman spots deadly predator.
  • Woman fails to sue Woolworths over shallot mishap.
  • Bystanders disgusted after shopper leaves deposit outside pub.

We regret to report that Blow My Recorder was unceremoniously cancelled...


Apr 12, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Hostilities between Mr Softy and Mr Whippy leads south coast to brink of war.
  • Julian Assange [REDACTED] in [REDACTED][REDACTED] for [REDACTED] during office hours.
  • Bovine dating app infiltrated by opportunistic perverts.
  • Pigeon cavity search marks start of national holiday celebrations.


Apr 5, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Old banger spotted on the side of the A1.
  • Essex shopper outraged after being mistaken for catfish.
  • Company's refusal to change name is final nail in the coffin.
  • Ronnie Pickering finally gets the recognition he deserves.

We discuss the life and work of Richard Gere...


Mar 29, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Spoon bender attempts to stop Brexit.
  • Psychic twins predict brothers' children will probably meet each other.
  • Furious gran sits defiantly in discomfort.
  • Rural resident perpetuates stereotype.

Rob issues a recorder-based ultimatum...



Mar 22, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Husband of former Peruvian beauty queen describes deaths of 500 animals as 'normal for a zoo'.
  • Woman makes video of crisp packet grand opening.
  • 'Unhinged' rabble of conspiracy theorists go on 'futile' outing.
  • Man makes perfectly rational decision to stockpile toilet paper. 

Rob manages to...