I vowed to do this every day, so obviously I got the flu and couldn’t be bothered for a week. Here we are then.
Here are your best Angry People in Local Newspapers links of the day, plus a few you might have missed.
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Aberdeen Press and Journal: Fifteen villages won’t get a free Christmas tree after supplies run out
Christmas is RUINED (and to rub it in, the newspaper’s file name for the photograph is “deathofchristmas.jpg”)
Ah, Terence Gandy, our favourite cravat-wearing former councillor, still on his public convenience crusade. Where would APILN be without him?
Waltham Forest Guardian: Replacement bin took three weeks to arrive after original is swallowed by a bin lorry
Look how he is stroking, caressing his bin. He won’t let it out of his sight.
Bucks Free Press: Frustrated residents left in the dark over broken street lights
Absloutely textbook arms-folded low level shot. Ten out of ten.
People are only ever flabbergasted when speaking to newspapers. At all other times they are “absolutely ****ing steaming”, which is no way to go through life.
North Wales Leader: More needs to be done to stop speeding in Buckley
From the look of things, sending people out to stand in the middle of the road hasn’t helped.
And a few weird headlines you might have missed:
Manchester Evening News: Why are two naked women covered in jam sitting on a bench in Market Street?
In the words of Spike Milligan – “Everybody’s gotta be somewhere”
Which beggars the questions: What was a bookcase doing in a front garden in the first place, and surely this is going to be the world’s slowest chase scene?
Bournemouth Echo: Hundreds of holidays cancelled as Sandy Balls gets £10m revamp
Because “Sandy Balls” is never not funny.