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  1. Idaho

    Idaho blah blah blah

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  2. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow Seagull + Chips = Happy Seagull

    I remember buying a copy of the local paper when I was in Exeter for work some years ago. The headline was something about a wheelie bin being set on fire - made me laugh as the usual headlines in Manchester are about shootings and stabbings.
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  3. Idaho

    Idaho blah blah blah

    The first day we moved in (coming from Hackney where the dead body in the skip in our street didn't make the newspaper) the lead story on the local TV news was about stolen goats.
  4. wiskey

    wiskey Albatross Admirer

    When my mother moved from Brixton to Wiltshire the front page the day she arrived had two stories, someone parking on double yellow lines and a 'drive by shooting' ... Which turned out to be kids with a pellet gun shooting at cars ... It never really got more interesting than that.
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  5. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    I still look at the local news (I'm from Bath) there was a recent headline about the possibility of vigilante justice after a bus shelter on the Wellsway was vandalised :hmm: #meanstreets
  6. rowan

    rowan Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Apr 1, 2019
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  7. hermitical

    hermitical Well-Known Member

    Wellington, Somerset - we had a house-to-house about a bike that had been stolen from someone's shed down our street.
    Pleasantly parochial compared to living in Easton, Bristol
  8. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow Seagull + Chips = Happy Seagull

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  9. rubbershoes

    rubbershoes not the only raver in the village

    The Sidmouth fatberg has been broken up
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  10. Idaho

    Idaho blah blah blah

    Yep, we sighed with relief even all the way over here in Exeter.
  11. Idaho

    Idaho blah blah blah

    Woman tells council she'd "rather die" than lose her beloved fireplace

    Woman tells council she'd "rather die" than lose her beloved fireplace
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  12. fishfinger

    fishfinger تپلی

  13. rowan

    rowan Well-Known Member

    You beat me to it, I came here to post this :thumbs:

    "Why should I give up my fireplace? If I was on the dole or I had kids on my own, or I was Eastern European, no doubt they would let me keep the fireplace."
    What a twat! She really should stop reading The Sun!
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  14. Idaho

    Idaho blah blah blah

    From January :
    Man caught breaking into police station for second time

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