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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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Aug 20, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Criminal takes calligraphy course after failed bank robbery.
  • Police stamp out nuisance calls from foot fetishist.
  • Mother gives daughter a birthday party to remember.
  • Man finds love at the traffic lights.

Bigfoot in a tutu, I know, I know, it's serious...


Aug 6, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Iceberg threatens to sink Titanic attraction.
  • London library shocked by outrage at new literacy-promoting character 'Rainbow Dildo Butt Monkey'.
  • Elderly woman freed from rabbit hutch.
  • Man shoots fridge following feud with fictitious basement dwellers.

Alex's grubby publications make a...

Jul 9, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Gigantic phallic-shaped cul-de-sac 'hilarious' say astronauts
  • Alarming levels of stupidity threatens new orchard.
  • Clown fails to see funny side of shoe theft.
  • Welsh Nude and Proud party secures surprising by-election win despite being fictitious

Alex's predictions begin to fail him...

Jun 24, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Devious pseudo-'Sandwich Artist' fails to hide in roof with stolen deli meat.
  • Photographer exchanges vintage farming equipment for meth.
  • Another unsuspecting resident falls victim to the unscrupulous 'Goldfish Gang'
  • Local council reluctantly establishes alien abduction...

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,...