Local news is never massively exciting to start with – but it sometimes feels like the journalists on these papers really do struggle to find anything to print…so have a laugh at our expense.
We’ve found 15 of the best of the worst local news headlines that will totally underwhelm you.
Don’t poison yourselves, mmmkay?
Stands to reason really. Sometimes we all need a reminder not to do something utterly stupid.
Hope no-one got a-salted!
They popped back later for a bottle of coke and two straws, cos they were pushing the boat out. And to be honest, crisps do make you thirsty.
Dead bodies found in mausoleum!
Who the heck would have bet on that happening? Next week, rubbish found in local bins as refuse collectors struggle to understand how it got there.
Guns found in gun shop
Amazing stuff. Edge of the seat here. They’d only gone in looking for a couple of packets of crisps, too.
Now, that’s just…not funny…
Heartwarming story ruined by thoughtless headline that then makes everyone laugh their heads off
Next time, have a salad
Shocking developments in Kent as a toddler survives after not swallowing a bit of out of date pasty.
Exciting developments in Swansea
There was no update to tell us if they eventually did, and to be honest, we don’t think we’ll rest until we know for sure.
Exploding what now?
How…what….why? Just none of the questions that are on our lips as we try to come to terms with the astonishing developments here
He didn’t like the Bullring apparently
Wonder how they’ll react when they find out Princess Diana died?
Noisy gate developments
How are the residents coping? It must be terrible.
We never liked them
This isn’t news to us. We’ve always found them too unbearably kitsch.
Stop! Thief! Oh…
Steal in style. And just in case we were unsure of how much things cost in Poundland…they let us know
Grass in “growing” shock
That’s just showing off, that is.
On the plus side, he was too relaxed afterward to care.
Footpath in “getting used” shock
Local people use footpath to walk to and from places. And find they like it. Great reporting all round.