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Friday Funnies: Campaigner's close shave with hair-o-plane

Welcome back connoisseurs of comedy as HoldtheFrontPage brings you a second consecutive week of Friday Funnies. With the weather distinctly unfunny for most people, we hope you enjoy this latest collection.

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This photo from the Hounslow and Brentford Times aptly illustrates why campaigners are trying to “head-off” plans for new airport runways:

And in its sister title the Richmond and Twickenham Times, local MP Susan Kramer appears to have taken on a rather saintly air:

After the terrifying ordeal of being robbed, at least you can turn to the Milton Keynes Citizen to offer a sympathetic report on your experience:

Who would have thought that glamour model Kitty Lea would become the pin-up girl of the Salvation Army (from

All good citizens are concerned about attacks on paramedics but it’s good to see their less well-publicised colleagues in the 990 crews getting into the news as well (from East Anglian Daily Times):

And to end with, there’s nothing like a bit of ‘Headline Hyperbole’ from the Kenilworth News:

A case of “Small explosion, nobody hurt” perhaps?

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