Friday 29 January 2016

New doors dullness

Ilkley Gazette: Opening ceremony for new automatic doors at community centre

Possibly the most exciting thing to have happened in Ilkley since that song about going out on the moors without a hat.

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Giant bear dullness

Ipswich Star: Giant bear attacks Ipswich

If only.

Spotter's Badge: Dave

Thursday 28 January 2016

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Farming Today dullness

Biggleswade Today: Why we've stopped buying Farming Today, except for the Christmas edition

By far the dullness newspaper column you will ever read, and dammit I've read a few.

Spotter's Badge: Thomas

Tuesday 26 January 2016

Monday 25 January 2016

Temporary pothole repair dullness

Kenilworth Weekly News: Temporary repair for local pothole

And by temporary, they mean they've used chewing gum and unsold copies of 'Zoo' magazine

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Sunday 24 January 2016

Black pudding dullness

Bury Times: Footballers eat black pudding

This story features another of those world-changing newspaper polls

 World. Changed.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Saturday 23 January 2016

Stuck train dullness and also Arsenal dullness

Watford Observer: Train stuck in a tunnel

Can you imagine those poor people stuck without a phone signal. For three hours.

Spotter's Badge: Pete


Watford Observer: Footballers travel by train

Don't ever do it again, Arsenal. Y'hear?

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Friday 22 January 2016

Peter Andre archive dullness

Get Reading: Pete once visited Reading in the 1990s

He was so poor back then, he was forced to arm-wrestle for money while wearing a bin bag.

Derbyshire Times: Pete once visited Chesterfield

As this picture proves, he only had a 50% approval rating

Coronation Street dullness

Manchester Evening News: Manchester local newspaper appears in Manchester-based TV programme

What next? The Walford Gazette?

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Thursday 21 January 2016

Doing the lottery dullness

Oxford Times: Supermarket workers from Botley have a go on the lottery

Pretty sure they didn't win. We would have read about it in the all-action Oxford Times

Spotter's Badge: Richard

Monday 18 January 2016

Tree rescue dullness

Brighton Argus: Boy rescued from tree

He immediatedly returned to his home in the 1950s, and got his head stuck in a saucepan

Saturday 16 January 2016

Friday 15 January 2016

No flooding dullness

Farnborough News and Mail: No flooding in Farnborough

However, Godzilla attack in Frimley (not pictured).

Spotter's Badge: Christina

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Golf club development dullness

Eastern Daily Press: Nobody actually interested in Royal Norwich Golf Club development project

I understand there'll be a ten-minute section about the scheme on North Norfolk Digital's 'Mid-Morning Matters' show, if that helps.

Spotter's Badge: Steven

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Catering dullness

Leicester Mercury: Catering company to feed another company

"The emphasis is on fresh, seasonal food cooked by skilled chefs."

That's where my rotten, out-of-season, unskilled catering company is going wrong.

Sunday 10 January 2016

Friday 8 January 2016

Thursday 7 January 2016

Peter Andre hardresser dullness

This is The West Country: Pete gets his hair cut

No mention whether he loves his kids or not. Presuming he still does, because Pete loves his kids.

Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Monday 4 January 2016

Forgot what day it is dullness

Gloucestershire Echo: Today is Saturday

It's Monday now, which just goes to show that one day's news is the next day's chip wrapper.

Spotter's Badge: Sean

Sunday 3 January 2016

Beatles tribute dullness

Bolton News: Festive tribute to The Beatles

All good, except there are five of you, and you're in Bolton.

Spotter's Badge: Karen