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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.
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Jun 11, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • The mullet is finally outlawed (in North Korea).
  • Urban vigilante 'Trumpman' apprehended mid-defecation.
  • Chinese zoo delightedly announce majority of escaped leopards recaptured.
  • Noah's Ark impounded by coastguard after being deemed unseaworthy.

We're through the looking glass here,...

May 27, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Hilarious Daesh-themed prank falls foul of the PC brigade
  • Meathead eats raw meat
  • Birthday fanatic unmasked by girlfriend union
  • Police investigate cyberterrorist attack by breakaway faction of the Women's Institution

Alex tells his pirate anecdote again...


May 5, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • NHS denies hiring medieval plague doctors as precautionary measure.
  • Former England manager indebted to Beatles duo for aiding escape from Australia.
  • Patrons of Kid Rock's bar left covered in faeces once again.
  • Daring 4mph narrow boat chase foiled by meddling police officer.

We're back...

Apr 8, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • QAnon-promoting Scientologist lands Farage for new 'legitimate' business venture.
  • Police celebrating delectable drug haul crushed by shock discovery.
  • Fly-tipping of used sex dolls threatens to overwhelm local police force.
  • Body shop manager greases up former employee and aims...

Mar 23, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Fast food chain denies cult workshop devoted to clown-faced deity.
  • Infamous Anus Society minibus spotted by shopper.
  • Man found naked in car park after fateful trip to buy wet wipes.
  • QAnon supporter treated to all expenses paid trip to the ol' 'Grey Bars Hotel'.

Alex mourns the passing of...