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Funny story: Crooked Crosses and Cozy Charismatic County Councils

Crooked Crosses and Cozy Charismatic County Councils

There was much shouting and angry frothing fervour this week, following the sudden discovery of a design feature on the Essex County Council building. Built in the 1939 the county council building has a motif of what look like Hakenkreuz, or "swas...
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Funny story: New York City To Build A 113 Story Parking Garage

New York City To Build A 113 Story Parking Garage

NEW YORK CITY - The City Council of New York City has finally approved a bill that would allow for the construction of a 113 story parking garage. The city council had been discussing the idea for the past six months and they finally approved it w...
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Funny story: The Reason Kankakee, Illinois Installed A Red Carpet Down The Middle of Main Street

The Reason Kankakee, Illinois Installed A Red Carpet Down The Middle of Main Street

KANKAKEE, Illinois - The Kankakee City Council hit upon a very clever idea at last month's council meeting. Councilwoman Hazel Tuttletree, 51, suggested that the council approve installing a red carpet down the middle of Main Street. After gett...
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Funny story: Library 'too quiet'

Library 'too quiet'

An elderly book-lover has complained bitterly that her local library was too quiet. "There was a deathly silence about the place," moaned 75-year-old Lily Brearian, who has been using the library in Gateshead for over 50 years. "And recently I've...
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Funny story: Little Divot Council Offices Vanish

Little Divot Council Offices Vanish

Police in the once sleepy village of Little Divot are investigating an outrageously bold piece of thieving. At 9am this morning it was discovered that the local council offices, which also houses the mayors chambers, had disappeared. Mayor of L...
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Funny story: Local council to be computer free by 2013

Local council to be computer free by 2013

A leaked internal memo from Saddleworth Council has been delivered to Spoof HQ. Its contents show that the council aims to be computer free by 2013, when all I.T staff will be re equipped. The document reads as follows: The Saddleworth Council I.T Systems Committee has defined a lower cost alternative to the previously planned Windows 8 system conversion. All computers will be removed fr...
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Funny story: Bin Lorry fined for littering by local council

Bin Lorry fined for littering by local council

The overzealous littering team at Trafford Council have issued a fixed penalty notice to the Refuse Collection Team that covers Sale and Altrincham after one of their authorised members of staff noticed that some litter fell from the back of the lorr...
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Funny story: Civil War Threat Over Library Closures

Civil War Threat Over Library Closures

Anti-library closure activists fear civil war on English streets following Brent Council's 'cowardly' dead-of-night raid in Kensal Rise today. The council hit the library to remove books, photographs and comemmorative plaques at 2am, under the gua...
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Funny story: Spitting Ban Is Breach Of Human Rights Claim Expectorators

Spitting Ban Is Breach Of Human Rights Claim Expectorators

A London council's plans to ban spitting are a breach of human rights says a national pressure group. Enfield Council has collected 3,700 signatures on a petition calling for the ban and now is asking local government minister Eric Pickles to appr...
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Funny story: Gritters asked not to take short cuts

Gritters asked not to take short cuts

As the weather in Britain worsens and turns freezing, the gritters are out in force. In one borough of East Manchester the gritters have been asked not to take short cuts this year. "We're not talking about only half filling the bucket, or failure...
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Funny story: British Council chiefs use credit cards for lavish lifestyles of five-star hotels, Michelin-starred restaurants and retreats at exclusive golf resorts and spas

British Council chiefs use credit cards for lavish lifestyles of five-star hotels, Michelin-starred restaurants and retreats at exclusive golf resorts and spas

Money strapped Britain: In the austerity streets of Britain where the local libraries are closing down, cuts of 20% to the Police planned, reductions in hospital care, so much so that a recent Government report has slammed the care of the elderly in...
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Funny story: Nottingham City Councillor looks on the bright side!

Nottingham City Councillor looks on the bright side!

Nottingham Councillor Mr I. Likexpences, was interviewed last night by our ancient political reporter Inchcock Chambers. He asked the Councillor his opinions on the following topics: Inchock asked: "Your views on the rioting and attacks on 14 police stations in Nottingham?" Likepences replied: "Not all bad news you know, we have the highest unemployment rate in the country here in Notting...
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Funny story: Nottingham Schools To Encourage Pupils 'Spotting'!

Nottingham Schools To Encourage Pupils 'Spotting'!

The chair of the Nottingham City Council Education Committee, Irma Dunce, has declared her intention of reintroducing 'Spotting' as a hobby and pastime for those children not in borstal. She explained: "I realise that Train Spotting is out of the question nowadays, due to the dangers of electrification, and collisions with the few trains still running. Twish.. twich..twatc... Bird Watching is a...
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Funny story: £1000+ Fines For Leaving Your Rubbish Bins Out Too Long!

£1000+ Fines For Leaving Your Rubbish Bins Out Too Long!

Government Ministers are saying they will consider bringing in a new law to stop councils from fining people heavily when leaving their rubbish bins out too long. The warning to councils comes following a report that one of Britain's councils is thre...
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Funny story: Isle Of Wight News: Tourist Information Centre Manager "Optimistic" About The Summer

Isle Of Wight News: Tourist Information Centre Manager "Optimistic" About The Summer

The summer holidays are just around the corner, and the Island's tourist attractions are girding their loins for yet another bumper season, writes Tourism, Philately, Lacrosse, Bingo, Psychiatry, Indo-Chinese Drama and Phrenology correspondent, Herbert Ffountaine. I spoke to Eric Ladle, General Manager of the Island's Tourist Information Centres, yesterday. We had a jolly interesting conversati...
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Funny story: Anger As Government Suggest Revamp Of Dogging Sites Across The UK

Anger As Government Suggest Revamp Of Dogging Sites Across The UK

In a move that has angered local citizens the length and breadth of the country, government ministers have put forward plans to revamp over thirty dogging sites across the UK. Whilst thousands of healthcare, childcare and other high profile servic...
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Funny story: Council makes "one-way" ruling on country footpaths

Council makes "one-way" ruling on country footpaths

In a move guaranteed to inconvenience and infuriate dog walkers, ramblers, off-road cyclists, joggers, and horse riders alike, Cornwall County Council has today announced plans to restrict the use of all footpaths and BOAT's (Byeways Open to All Traf...
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Funny story: Local Council reveal winner of their public school 'Design an Anti-Suicide Sign' competition

Local Council reveal winner of their public school 'Design an Anti-Suicide Sign' competition

The Local Council has revealed the winner of their 'Design an Anti-Suicide Sign' competition after a tense judging process that has taken over three days. It came down to the final three candidates - Claire Luxford's creative picture of a man eat...
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