TERROR GRIPS QUIET CUL-DE-SAC AS BODY IS FOUND
Report by Charli Dickenson for Sunnytown Gazette
Police were called to Primrose Close, Sunnytown this morning following reports of a suspicious death.
Mr. Ron Wood was just returning from fetching his newspaper when he was shocked to see blue lights flashing. Talking to News South at lunchtime he said it was normally very quiet in their neighbourhood.
Mrs Anne Fletcher told Sunnytown Gazette that she had been out walking her four year old Labradoodle Rosie in the Sunnytown memorial recreation ground when she was startled by sirens. On returning to Primrose Close she was very worried to see an ambulance and thought it might be Mr Trotter at number six, with his heart.
‘Then I saw ambulance crew going into number nine, I don’t know her name, I think it’s her son who comes once a week. Then a police officer, in one of those yellow jackets, says do you live here Madam and I said number three, what’s happened and he replied he wasn’t at liberty to say.’
Mr. Bert Todd who lives next door to the bungalow being investigated thought it might be an incident involving plutonium and said they had never had plutonium in Primrose Close before.
Police later confirmed that a ninety nine year old woman had died in her home at Primrose Close of natural causes.
Fewer people are buying paper newspapers these days and local newspapers are also under threat. If you have bought a local newspaper lately you may well have lost the will to live, or at the very least wished you hadn’t bothered. You could go on line and look at the same news for free, but that is even more depressing if it features comments by the public; the public being those who have nothing better to do or no one else to listen to their opinions.
The comments usually look like this, only ten times as long.
The Sunnytown Gazette does not tolerate comments that are abusive.
Another shop brake in, oviously the yusyool yobs from..
People over eighty shouldn’t be allowed to drive.
Hanging’s too good for them
Are the days of real journalists and press photographers over?
Newspapers just have to wait for readers to send in their own photographs or report instantly from their mobile phones as incidents are actually happening.
We are all journalists now, but to be a top journalist you have to have a blog. Bloggers are the new press, but we don’t have to worry about keeping our editor happy. Whether you present daily reports on your dog or political commentary on world events you are a journalist. Your blog is a newspaper with colour supplements, far more interesting than the heavy Sunday papers. But we still share something with the printing presses of old, we are usually up late at night getting the next edition out.