The further adventures of Wanksy – Angry People in Local Newspapers 5th November


Trees made out of highly inflammable wood! Exploding poo bins! Enormous graffiti nobs! It’s the latest from Angry People in Local Newspapers.

As ever, please click through to the stories to help preserve local journalism.

Essex Echo: Somebody’s blown up a dog poo bin in South Woodham Ferrers

Al Qaeda have really lowered their sights these days.

Derbyshire Live: Crappy thieves steal big sack of cat poo from outside cattery

In a perfect world, the culprits would be the same people as the Essex Poo Bin Bombers.

Get Surrey: Woodland owner is against plans to cut down diseased ash trees

The clue is in the name ‘ash dieback’. They’re dead.

Plymouth Herald: Rubbish graffiti artist keeps drawing low-quality penises in subway

As a connoisseur of the art of the speed nob, I agree. These are terrible cocks.

Eastern Daily Press: Mystery surrounds theft of ‘clairvoyant evening’ advertising boards from around North Norfolk

I bet they never saw that coming.

Also, a look at one of the rarest types of Angry People in Local Newspaper pose – The point that goes into the persons right ear, with the finger sticking out of the left. Textbook, and a skill mastered only by very few.

Dundee Evening Telegraph: Locals afraid to go out at night due to poor street lighting

We only include this story because it contains the most Scottish press photograph ever taken.

Aberdeen Press and Journal: Lad loses his job as ‘shark ambassador’ over row with Bear Grylls, gets a new role at another charity

Which answers the question of who’d win a fight between a bear and a shark.

Bear steak, anybody?

Sydney Morning Herald: Daliah, 8, takes on Kellogg’s and wins

While the story is an uplifting one on how one girl called out sexism on the front of her daily cereal box, we’re impressed by the thumbs-down and the dressing gown.

Well played Daliah.


Daily Mirror: Baker makes life-sized cake of Princess Diana, Harry and William

You can’t fool me, that’s clearly TV’s Anne Diamond. I ought to know, as she once nearly ran me over in her Toyota Prius.



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