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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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Mar 25, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Complaining couple offered complimentary downgrade.
  • Spar tour of the West Midlands proves surprisingly popular.
  • Shopper invents new lockdown pizza.
  • Soothsayer predictably revealed to be despicable human. 

Would you consider the hazelnut a high-end nut?


Mar 20, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Medical do-gooders ruin another one of life's pleasures.
  • Dinosaur spotted roaming free after country placed under lockdown
  • Woman with swollen hand forced to push own shopping trolley.
  • Skegness chosen as holiday resort of choice by escaped convicts.

We know that Will Smith has something...

Mar 13, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Human sprinkler spotted in Stockport.
  • Mass panic as final 'star prize' in grabber machine is won.
  • Post-it note shortage leads to drastic action by nursery workers.
  • Misfortunate thief pleads for forgiveness from rightful owner of cursed toilet roll.

We try to lighten the general mood...

Mar 6, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Entrepreneurial young man fails to sell screwdriver to court official.
  • Miraculous swimming pool discovered in Indonesia.
  • Idiotic bank robber pets dog.
  • Grandmother enjoys a delicious cup of Durex tea.

Alex finally confesses to his manifold crimes...