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Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast)

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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May 31, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Supermarket admits that Welsh language signage errors were result of 'mainly guesswork'.
  • Turkey Cock Lane loses out to Fingringhoe.
  • DIY enthusiast pioneers new plastering technique.
  • Drunken rampage man propositions dog.

Rob has done himself an injury...


May 27, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Trainee mermaids spotted off Devon coastline. 
  • Man-made disaster befalls small Lincolnshire town. 
  • Drunk men rescue terrified restaurant staff from 'confrontational' duck. 
  • Specsavers customer gobsmacked at eye-watering price of dry eye treatment. 

We give the NATO alphabet a long-overdue...

May 14, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Terrified mother photographs tree.
  • Truck passenger banishes pocket alligator at police.
  • Drone operator captures adorable video of neighbour's cat.
  • Liverpudlian influencer has bike stolen.

Warning! You may want to lower your volume around 43:10.



May 3, 2019

Stories this week include:

  • Pathological liar goes to extreme lengths to see Eiffel Tower.
  • Lifetime supply of octopus and bi-annual barnacle removal fails to turn alleged spy.
  • Sex feet prove one step too far.
  • Government official vows to prove his sobriety during racist rant. 

We discuss the probable causes behind the...