Thursday 28 August 2014

Skegness may be bracing, but there's still dullness

Skegness Standard: Lost coat

Lights candle for those afflicted with Lost Coat Syndrome, sets fire to coat I found.

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Something has happened in Grimsby

...But we don't know what it is. Click through to read the Grimsby Telegraph, because they're nice people.

Spotter's Badge: Gary

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Phone line dullness

Rye and Battle Observer: Minor damage at pub

The picture makes it look like the Battle of Stalingrad

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Monday 25 August 2014

Coronation Street dullness

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley mentioned on Corrie

The most important thing to happen in the town for decades

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Friday 22 August 2014

Friday 15 August 2014

Hugh Jackman dullness

Watford Observer: Hugh Jackman visits Watford with his son

But there's a different story on Reddit: "Hugh Jackman came to my place of work yesterday. I had my picture taken with him. My place of work shared it without my permission. I'm now in the Watford observer captioned as his son."

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Thursday 14 August 2014

Henry hoover nozzle dullness

Chiswick Herald: Local woman emerges victorious after year-long battle to remove nozzle from her vacuum cleaner

I've seen a lot of so-called "dull news" over the last few years, but this one seems important.

Lighting a candle today for others afflicted by Henry Stubborn Nozzle Syndrome.

Spotter's Badge: Everybody

Low quality topiary dullness

Sutton Guardian: It's Zippy from Rainbow

No, really.

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Tuesday 12 August 2014

Power station poetry dullness

Reading Post: Reader sends in poem to Didcot Power station

So you don't have to read it, I've done a better one* for you.

Like behemoths over Didcot's skies
They'll be missed more than you'll surmise
With none left but a featureless plain
What else is there to see from the train?
Seen for miles e'er you may roam
How will Didcot's drunks find their way home?
Like staggering spectres they'll roam the streets
A zombie legacy that's hard to beat
*Possibly much worse

Friday 8 August 2014

Carrot not-actually-a-local-paper dullness

ITV News: Mystery over dumped carrots

If you have any information on this or any other crime, that number again: 999

Spotter's Badge: Christina

And because I never check my email, here it is in the Rugby Advertiser as well, but the picture's nowhere near as funny

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Locked in the lav dullness

Eastern Daily Press: Firefighters rescue person from toilet

Spotter's Badge: Dave

Saturday 2 August 2014

Friday 1 August 2014

Pink postbox dullness

Bexley News Shopper: Postbox painted pink

That's what's known in the trade as the "undercoat". The undercoat.

Spotter's Badge: Adam