Friday, May 31, 2013

Moustache anger

Croydon Guardian: Veteran's anger as hospital shaves off his face fuzz

“If I did that to somebody at a bus stop, I’d probably get six months.” 

If somebody did that at a bus stop, I'd expect to find it on YouTube

(And there goes my No Victims Or Vulnerable People rule)

Spotter's Badge: Christina

Airport flight path anger

Birmingham Mail: Villages at war over plans to change airport flight path

There's even an angry vicar in there. Sublime.

Spotter's Badge: Deborah

Sandbanks Tesco anger

Bournemouth Echo: Petition to prevent new Tesco store in UK's most exclusive neighbourhood


"Opposition from residents included a 425 signature petition raised by Karen Denham, owner of the nearby Sandbanks Stores.... which reads 'Sandbanks is a holiday destination, not a shopping destination'".

So, owner of shop objects to another shop.
 
Hmm

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Vandalised orchard anger

Watford Observer: Fury, artistic photography as vandals wreck Bushey orchard

The following picture contains no angry people, but is the most pathetic thing I have ever seen.

Oh, the humanity.

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Danger eyesore anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Residents call for demolition of 'dangerous' eyesore

So close to perfect formation anger. So. Damn. Close.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Death trap road anger

Essex Echo: Mums call for action over dangerous road

I think that coat's still alive

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Telescope Not A Pervert Anger

South Wales Evening Post: Landlord tells resident to stop using telescope on his balcony

How's he ever going to see Uranus rising in Virgo?

Post price rise anger

Portsmouth News: Optician's fury as Royal Mail put up prices

"They seem to be able to turn a blind eye to certain things"

Perhaps - oh-ho! - they need their eyes tested!!!

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Fined for littering anger

Wirral Globe: Woman fined for dropping cigarette butt down drain

Another victim of Blurred Face Syndrome. Please give generously

Spotter's Badge: Mal

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Best Kept Village Anger

Grimsby Telegraph: Dog poo purge to help village's chances of winning award

"Purge" probably not the best choice of words in a poo-based story

Too much fizzy pop anger

Beds on Sunday: Woman's entire life falls apart after being told she can only buy ten bottles of Lucozade at a time

FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS KLAXON

Spotter's Badge: Simon

Vanishing road anger

Wirral Globe: Residents puzzled as street name wiped off records

The lady on the right is called Patricia Moore. No relation. OR IS SHE?

Spotter's Badge: Mal

Monday, May 27, 2013

Bad E-Fit

Louth Leader: Police search for flasher

Shouldn't be THAT many square-headed people in the area, to be honest

Don't have nightmares

Huge sacks of jobbies anger

Brighouse Echo: School's plea for dog owners to pick up after their dogs

Mine did one that actual size this morning. And he's a Jack Russell.

Spotter's Badge: Ross

Flood plains development anger

Essex Echo: Fury over plans to build homes on 'mud mountain'

Time for a new category: Angry people hiding behind dark glasses

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Graffiti spree anger

Dorset Echo: Yobs go on graffiti spree on isle of Portland

I'm surprised they can even spell up there

Zumba class anger

Swindon Adver: Woman's FURY as price of her Zumba class increases

FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS ANGER

Spotter's Badge: George

Library charge anger

Swindon Adver: Bloke who has been using library as free office space for three years upset when they start charging him for electricity

And a right old kicking in the comments for the poor bloke

Spotter's Badge: George

Saturday, May 25, 2013

St George's Flag Door Anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Resident told to repaint his front door

You bet your sweet life the commentards are blaming muslims

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Chopped Christmas tree anger

Rossendale Free Press: Fury as council chops down family's 'special' Christmas tree

Our spotter says: So special, they were prepared to give it away a few years previously

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Protest against the council anger

Bridlington Free Press: People campaign about something

"A meeting is set to be held at XXXXX on XXXXX where further discussions will take place."

Mark your diaries, everybody!

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Friday, May 24, 2013

Closed swimming pool anger

Reading Post: Concern over long closure of local swimming baths

Perhaps the first time a story has been submitted to these page directly from the comments section

Quality bewilderment from the huge-shouldered man with the massive cloth doughnut round his neck.

Spotter's Badge: Arthur Mo

Hi-viz tabard anger

Bury Free Press: Local residents club together to battle speeding drivers

Fine tabard work, there

Dodgy boiler anger

Coventry Telegraph: Residents furious over huge heating bills

I gave up doing the ironic sexist comments. You do one for a change.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Hopscotch lines anger

This is Kent: Police tell girl that chalk pavement hopscotch grid is 'criminal damage'

Smart detective work, Lou

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Thursday, May 23, 2013

School iPad anger

Hull Daily Mail: School demands return of kids' iPads two weeks before exams

Poor show all round

Also: HAIR

Overflow car park anger

Eastern Daily Press: Shopkeep angry as town's overflow car park shut on Bank Holiday

Aww, bless him and his little pink shop

Spotter's Badge: Len

Toad patrol not-angry-at-all

Essex Chronicle: Kids roped in to help toads cross the road

Pictured at the exact moment that his realised that he wasn't supposed to bring "turds in a bucket"

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Danger roundabout anger

Bournemouth Echo: Dangerous roundabout 'won't be removed'

DEATH GLARE KLAXON

One-man supermarket campaign anger

Ripon Gazette: Bloke launches one-man campaign against Morrisons after having to join queue to pay for his shopping

I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THAT SIGN MEANS

Spotter's Badge: Chris

Bus stop mystery anger

Plymouth Herald: Bemusement as workers paint bus stop on road with no bus service

Superb bit of bemusement

Spotter's Badge: Alana

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Canal tow-path anger

Hemel Today: Man questions cost of repairs to canal tow-path

Loving the "Get to f___, what do you know?" reply from the spokesman.

Removed safety barrier anger

Banbury Guardian: Mum's fears for safety as road barrier is removed

In other - dreadful - news: DUNGAREES ARE BACK

Spotter's Badge: Mac

Monday, May 20, 2013

Cricket bat hunger strike anger

Essex Chronicle: Woman on hunger strike over plans to cut down willow tree for cricket bats

"She may eat dinner tonight before going to the theatre..."

Fully committed to the cause, then

Taxi surcharge anger

Bracknell Forest Standard: Furious taxi drivers claim scrapping of surcharge 'will put them out of business'

From the comments: "Furious? They look like they're about to carry out a gangland hit"

Sunday, May 19, 2013

School bracelet scary eyebrows anger

Sheffield Star: Girl excluded from school for breaking uniform policy

And in wades dad: "I understand there have to be rules, but..."

Spotter's Badge: Sarah

Bike trail anger

Yorkshire Evening Post: Fury as The Man bulldozes woodland bike trail

Damn you, The Man

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Tobacco/Bread confusion anger

Stuff.nz: Woman furious after finding bread in pouch of tobacco

Think of the poor sod who's ended up with tobacco sandwiches

Spotter's Badge: Chris, Robert

Smoking at the bus station anger

Portsmouth News: Passenger complains about smokers and cigarette butts at bus station

Photo fails to capture either, unfortunately. Possibly all behind the bus

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Friday, May 17, 2013

Bus change anger

Essex Echo: Basildon residents angry that changes to buses leaves them stranded in Basildon

Everybody loses

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Swimming not-angry-at-all

Derby Telegraph: Swimmer Sharron Davies (but not that Sharron Davies) wins battle over swimming lessons

Oh yes, very artistic

Spotter's Badge: Peter

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Porno DVD player anger

Wales Online: Mum's fury as cheapo DVD player comes with dirty movie

Yeah, but was it any good?

Spotter's Badge: Joe

Dodgy parking ticket anger

Reading Post: Businessman sends 'parking ticket' to council over claims warden trespassed on his land

Nope, I can't read it either

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Leadership contest anger

Essex Echo: Smiling person beats frowning person in party leadership election

Brilliant layout. More of this sort of thing

Spotter's Badge: Jack

Lack of consultation anger

Bristol Post: Campaigners claim council consultations 'are a sham'

Either the bloke at the back has forgotten his sign, or that's some superb fist-shaking

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Car park closure anger

Swindon Advertiser: Market traders angry as nearby car park closes

Four sets of folded arms and the glare of death.

Spotter's Badge: Geoff

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Huge bins anger

Brighton Argus: Shopkeeps fear communal bins will put shoppers off

Only in Brighton...

Spotter's Badge: Sarah

Burned bits anger

Portsmouth News: Shopper's Gentleman's Area burned by 99p shower gel

Good thing he didn't get the 98p version

Spotter's Badge: Jon

Drunken councillors anger

Gazette Live: Mayor accuses councillors of turning up drunk to meetings

That is one angry-looking mayor

Spotter's Badge: Stevens