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Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast)

Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast) has been covering weird, strange and funny local news stories from around the world including listener submitted contributions since 2012. 

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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.

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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'.

Jan 3, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Prominent QC bludgeons fox to death in style.
  • Hilarious practical joke results in schoolgirl eating catnip.
  • Independent mobile crepe stall owner frustrated by problematic strawberries.
  • Mercy killing by hobbyist brings pigeon fancying dream to abrupt end.

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