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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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Oct 15, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Screenplay for 'Mutiny on the 14.19 to London Paddington' fails to secure backers.
  • Clown shortage in Northern Ireland no laughing matter.
  • Family spends delightful break in the picturesque London Borough of Hillingdon.
  • Vigilante unleashes one man war against the grey peril.

Alex starts to...

Oct 6, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Journalist Phil McCann fails to heed own advice.
  • Police have plenty to go on after arresting toilet-tossing vandal in possession of second offending item.
  • Horse f*cker escapes prison for an hour.
  • Rumours of poison snakes at train station sparks litany of bad 'Snake on a Plane' memes.


Sep 30, 2021

To celebrate International Podcast Day, we're delighted to bring you the first episode from our #Patreon exclusive series - LAPodcast: An Extra Jab!

Stories this week include: 

  • Big bird costume stolen by enigmatic duo
  • The 'Terminator Armageddon' breakfast is unleased on Doncaster
  • Man throws alligator onto roof
  • Candle...

Sep 17, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster goes to a disco.
  • Scientists discover hotdogs unhealthy.
  • Child freed from pressure cooker hat.
  • Silent messianic figure appears to traffic in Swansea.

The purple rod goes missing...

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Sep 3, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Snail mail takes on new meaning.
  • Storming of Edinburgh Castle ends abruptly after outbreak of stupidity.
  • Woman misses out on luxurious free electricity after leaving Pontins in tears.
  • Norwich City Council appears to endorse illicit Japanese restaurant.

Alex threatens to record new...