The fifteen funniest local news stories of 2015

Jacob Stolworthy@Jacob_Stol
Monday 28 December 2015 10:10
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What with the continued rise of Isis, the downing of passenger jets and the historic climate conference in Paris, you probably didn't notice some of 2015's most important local news stories.

Here's a round-up:

1. It was a big year for residents in the Ribble Valley.

2. ...and you thought it'd been blowing a gale in London.

3. Some films aren't as thrilling as this

4. This isn't about what you think it's about...

As the Courier's news editor Alan Richardson explained to i100.co.uk at the time: "It should be 'major jobs blow'." Of course, someone had taken the poster out of its casing, cut out the words and re-arranged them:

If you actually look closely you can see the lines... Some cheeky scamp has come along and taken his chances.

5. The award for Leicester's most pesky canine goes to...

6. Did you hear about this Brogdale scandal? We're guessing not

7. Not the tree outside Waterstones! A favourite to all

8. Probably our favourite headline of all time

9. Lock up your gardening tools, people

10. Quite how this happened, we'll never know

11. Just no words

12. Baited breath...

13. The year's most unlikely turn of events

14. Big trouble in little Bwlchgwyn

15. And finally... we love you Cornwall

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