Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Lost and found snake weirdness

The Newsletter ("The Pride of Northern Ireland"): Snake found on street in Ballymena

Did St Patrick drive all the snakes out of Ireland for nothing?

Spotter's Badge: Billy

Monday, 28 December 2015

Lost bong weirdness

Hartlepool Mail: Man arrested after asking police to get his drugs bong back

The picture of the gavel is captioned "gavel" in case people think it's a bong. Judges don't use gavels.

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Friday, 25 December 2015

Cat poo weirdness

Swindon Advertiser: Man smears poo on cat, runs away

Police are looking for a man with brown fingers.

Spotter's Badge: Tanya

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Angry turkey weirdness

Lancashire Telegraph: Turkey saved from the chop after escaping three times

That is one angry turkey. He'd have your face off given half a chance.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Santa's Grotto weirdness

Great Yarmouth Mercury: Santa's grotto for dogs

There's not much to do in Great Yarmouth, you know, not since the waxworks closed.

Spotter's Badge: Dave

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Shoe fetish weirdness

Exeter Express and Echo: Teenager told to seek help over his shoe fetish or face jail

"The owner of the shoes was so disgusted she told police she never wanted to see them again"

Can I have them? Asking for a friend.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

UFO over Eastbourne weirdness

Eastbourne Gazette: UFO was like the Starship Enterprise, says Sussex pensioner

What you saw, sir, was marsh gas reflecting off the planet Venus. Kindly look into this red light on the end of my pen.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Mouldy fire engine weirdness

Falmouth Packet: Local 'character' tries to move his clapped-out fire engine with DVLA wheel clamp attached

It was - of course - all the DVLA's fault for clamping the thing for having no tax, no MOT and being clapped-out on a public road.

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Bad E-fit

Bognor Regis Observer: Woman punched Wolverine so hard in the face she broke her fingers

Punching people in the face tip: Never us a closed fist, always the ball of the palm with a straight arm right into the nose. You're welcome.

Don't have nightmares.

Spotter's Badge: Jay

Friday, 4 December 2015

Bad e-fit

Bridgwater Mercury: This man has done some bad things

...mostly to do with the use of eye-liner.

Don't have nightmares.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Cow on the roof weirdness

Halifax Courier: Cow ends up on roof terrace

I expect you're wondering how it go up there. By ladder, DUH.

Spotter's Badge: Ian, Paul

Wednesday, 2 December 2015