Mobile Libraries Under Threat in Herefordshire.

As part of its bid to save £10m from the budget next year, the Conservative council in Herefordshire are considering scrapping its mobile library scheme. In plans which seem to be in line with the Conservative vision for a “Big Society” the council has suggested that local people consider opening

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Woman Arrested After Spraying Deputies

In international news this week a woman in Ohio was arrested after spraying deputies with breast milk. Police were called to a wedding in central Ohio after the woman allegedly became drunk and disorderly, before hitting her husband and locking herself in her car.  When deputies tried to talk to

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Intrepid Toddler Takes a Trip!

In travel news this week we learnt that a lone toddler decided to take a bus journey from Montgomery to Shrewsbury, crossing the Welsh border into England. The toddler was thought to have boarded the bus at a stop in Montgomery and run straight to the back.  Passengers just presumed that

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Graham’s Find the Odd One Out.

This week Graham has surpassed himself with an extremely cunning Odd One Out Puzzle.  As always the winner will get the chance to have their picture published with next week’s puzzle.  Good luck Nibblers.     That’s right Nibblers, last week’s cunningly concealed celebrity was Our Cheryl.  There were no

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Soap Doesn’t Always Get You Clean!

The stereotype of the Australian drinker with his pint of Fosters next to the Barbe has been shattered this week when a patient at a Melbourne hospital downed six bottles of alcoholic handwash. The patient was in hospital recovering from alcoholism, before this obvious relapse.   The incident has been met with

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Even the Church is hit by Inflation

It seems that in North Yorkshire they are being forced to resort to an inflatable touring church to try and encourage a congregation. Apparently the inflatable ministry is ideal for travelling around schools allowing the pupils to “experience prayer.”  It certainly is more cost effective than transporting one of the

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A Ship of a Bottle?

A boat entirely made of melted down milk bottle tops made its maiden voyage on the river Cam in Cambridgeshire on Saturday. Jason Embleton, from Cambridgeshire spent three years collecting over 10,000 milk bottle lids which he melted down and transformed into the floating vessel.  It made the four mile

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Is Anyone Really Prepared for a Zombie Attack?

Well Leicester City Council is certainly not.  The council were forced to admit that they were unprepared for any attack on their city by hoards of the undead after a letter from a “concerned citizen” requested information under The Freedom of Information Act. What is perhaps most concerning is that the

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Graham’s Killer Sudoku

This week Graham has provided us with a Killer Sudoku.  He estimates that it will take the average reader no more than an hour to complete.  As an incentive we are offering the lucky winner the chance to have their picture published with next week’s puzzle.  Good luck.    

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CD Review. Catherine Sykes: Something Wonderful

When Newsnibbles asked me if I would review Something Wonderful by Catherine Sykes, my first question was, “Is it a concept album?”  The response, “No, it’s jazz,” gave me pause for thought.  I don’t know anything about jazz.  That said; I don’t actually know anything about metal and no-one seems to have noticed so far:

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