49 brilliantly underwhelming local news headlines from across the UK

A round-up of prize-winning reports from Britain’s local media…

1. Fugitive Sausage Dog Causes Mayhem

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via @paulelkington

2. Out-Of-Date Pasty Is Sold To Young Mum

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via @cotslifeeditor

3. Police Called In To Creperie Battle

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via @TheMichaelMoran

4. Upgrading To Colour

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5. Cat Hops Into Delivery Van

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via Anorak

6. Crisps Stolen In Break-In

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via @dilwynRY

7. Puddle Splash Victime Vows Revenge

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via @JohnDonoghue64

8. Exeter Seagulls Turned Off My TV

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@DavidJEWood

9. Woman Finds A Hat In A Tree

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Wetherby News

10. Tables Turn

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via @panchoballard

11. Newport Man Grows Huge Tomato

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via @SlowSlownews

12. Man Freed After Getting His Head Stuck In Bin In Aberdeen

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13. Student Attacked By Seagull

14. Police admit ‘biggest-ever’ cocaine haul is dental powder

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via @ginbrogueshats

15. Spanner stolen

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via @theJeremyVine @Gemmellski83

16. Footpath proves popular