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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.
Listeners can submit stories via FacebookTwitter or e-mail:

Feb 22, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Life-size cutout of orange-faced President fails to win dialysis clinic vote.
  • Car park fanatic takes trip of a lifetime.
  • Wannabe Pied Piper checks into hotel room with band of rats.
  • Romantic gesture on first date leaves woman dazed and confused.

We tell the tale of the mythical...

Feb 11, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Entrepreneur's latest invention gets binned off.
  • Phallic wine gum lifts tedious car journey.
  • Mysterious musician's song spoils sacred silence of site.
  • Fast food chain makes generous compensation offer of 5,000 Nigerian naira.

A warm welcome to all our pagan listeners...


Jan 31, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Sales figures for 'Personal Road Ghost Experiences on the A15 North of Sleaford' exceed expectations.
  • Orphan has worst suspicions confirmed.
  • New King of Disneyland crowned.
  • Record number of young men treated for dangerously high levels of potassium leaves doctors baffled.

Proud sponsors...

Jan 24, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Woman's knees land role in spin-off soap opera.
  • Pet exacts swift justice on owner.
  • Pensioner finds delightful surprise in fish fillet.
  • Sad dog given balloon.

We got there...



Jan 14, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Sheep stolen from farm following ram-raid.
  • Football traffic brought to standstill by passerby's ball skills.
  • Customers forced to delete search history after looking for McDonald's latest dessert item.
  • Budget hotel chain drops questionable advertising campaign featuring 'nature-lover'.