Press Gazette’s copy of the eagerly awaited tribute to local news – Whitstable Mum in Custard Shortage – landed today.
Here are a few more headlines ranging from the book which celebrates the bizarrely ordinary and the extraordinary.
Dog Injures Nose (Salisbury Journal)
Church window nearly smashed (Arran Voice)
Horsham coat hanger theft – verdict (West Sussex County Times)
Small fire in oven (Norwich Evening News)
As former sole reporter for the Battle Observer in East Sussex (population 6,000, news pages to fill – about 10); a know only too well that on slow news days, sometimes the mundane becomes newsworthy. Especially in the more crime and incident-free news patches of the UK.
Whitstable Mum in Custard Shortage is published by Penguin, price £12.99.