Friday 31 January 2014

Step aside Henley-on-Thames, there's a new Capital City of Dullness

Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Ross-on-Wye.

Hereford Times: New bollard (Story since removed)

Hereford Times: Boy gets stuck

Hereford Times: Author speaks about his time as a B&B owner

Hereford Times: Tree catches fire

Hereford Times: Dog stuck

Hereford Times: Celebrating 50 years of the M50 motorway

Hereford Times: Cabbage

Ross-on-Wye --- we are watching you.

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Thursday 30 January 2014

Paint job dullness

Stamford Mercury: Shop is too bright

Paint it grey, NOW, and CONFORM, you bourgeois dogs.

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Wednesday 29 January 2014

Misprint dullness

Kidderminster Shuttle: Misprint found on map

Having been to Stourport, I can honestly say this is possibly the most exciting thing that's ever happened there.

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Monday 27 January 2014

Sunday 26 January 2014

Business dullness

Bournemouth Echo: Networking lunch

An absolute must if you're a small to medium business in the Christchurch area of Dorset and you haven't been flooded to buggery.

Saturday 25 January 2014

Floral dullness

Dorset Echo: Flower arranging course

Not just a flower arranging course, a flower arranging course in Prince Charles's model village.

Friday 24 January 2014

Hedge dullness

Henley Standard: Hedges overgrown

To liven things up, here's a hedge round the corner from my house that looks exactly like footballer Mario Balotelli.

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Worcester: City of Dullness

Worcester News: Two trapped in bathroom

Eyebrows raised - getting trapped in the khazi is usually a solitary pursuit

Worcester News: Washing machine fire goes out

Worcester News: Indoor car boot sale

Malvern Gazette: Slight disagreement over wheelie bins 

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Her Royal Dullness

Northampton Chronicle: Queen looks at window

It's times like this that I really feel sorry for her.

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Monday 20 January 2014

Blueberry pricing dullness

Worcester News: Man spots supermarket pricing error

...and explains it in detail over an excruciating 11 paragraphs

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Locked out dullness

Reading Post: Woman locked out of house

With no immediate solution available, she's now living in the shed

Sunday 19 January 2014

Saturday 18 January 2014

Crap Christmas lights dullness

Carrick Today: Town's Christmas lights are dull

I'm a bit late to the party on this one. Err... Happy Christmas!

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Friday 17 January 2014

Drunken sailor dullness

Hartlepool Mail: Drunken sailor arrested

Police appeal for information: What do we do with him?

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Tuesday 14 January 2014

Egg dullness

Royston Crow: Man finds egg the same shape as his head, sells it on eBay

Couldn't be bothered to read the story, but I think those are the facts

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Monday 13 January 2014

Church theft dullness

Warrington Guardian: Biscuits stolen

Also some things that are not biscuits, but that would spoil the story

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Friday 10 January 2014

Saturday 4 January 2014

Crime of the century dullness

Barry and District News: Doormat stolen

"It had welcome on it, but it didn’t mean you are welcome to it."

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Thursday 2 January 2014

Wednesday 1 January 2014

Pig dullness

Lancashire Telegraph: Pig escapes

Some of the worst pig-based punnery you will ever read,

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