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Chorley Shoplifter Had Massive Hoard Of Toilet Paper

TO Chorley, Lancashire, where, as ever things are afoot. Not a day goes by without  incident in Chorley:

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Posted: 13th, November 2013 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comments (13)


Lancashire police looking for samurai sword Taser blind man carrying a white stick

STILL think the police should be routinely armed? Colin Farmer is blind. He’s 61. He’s survived two strokes. The police thought his white stick was sword.

The police had fielded reports of a man walking around Chorley, Lancashire, wielding a samurai sword.

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Posted: 17th, October 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (6)


Man took dead mother on Chorley bus ride

A MAN, 52, has taken his 88-year-old mum on a bus trip in Chorley – after she’d died.

The woman died on the way home from a day out in Lancaster. The son did not call the emergency services. He waited with his wheelchair bound mother at Preston Bus Station for the bus to Chorley. They got on the Stagecoach bus and rode to Chorley.

In Chorley, a security guard spotted the pair.

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Posted: 19th, January 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comments (2)


The Chorley Guardian Needs An Editor: Best Job Already Taken

SITUATIONS Vacant: The Chorley Guardian is looking for a new editor. Apply here.

Of course, the real talent is in writing the ad boards’ copy:

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Posted: 25th, October 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment


Chorley Bum Pincher Pinched

HAS the Chorley bum pincher been pinched..?

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Posted: 13th, July 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comments (2)


Chorley Billboards: ‘POLICE HUNT CHORLEY BUM PINCHER’ And Other Amazing Headlines – A Gallery Of Local News Screamers

READER Karen points Anorak towards Chorley, Lancashire. There the billboards for the local Chorley & Leyland Guardian are required reading. Hey, they might even be better than the actual newspaper.

Screamers like “POLICE HUNT CHORLEY BUM PINCHER” makes us reach for our own arses – with our own hands! – to see if your buttocks are still there.

Other headlines are just plain fanciful:

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Posted: 11th, July 2011 | In: Reviews | Comments (10)