And in other news...

And in other news...

Words and illustrations by Lucy Saunders - who studied visual communication at Arts University Bournemouth, and is now based in Norwich. Follow her on Instagram!

Local news is sometimes overlooked, often on the grounds of being too mundane. The stories are not considered "newsworthy”. Despite this, these often absurd stories have the ability to spread joy in a space regularly overwhelmed by negative news. These articles can bring you the comfort and familiarity of your hometown. I created a series of comic strips inspired by genuine local news headlines, celebrating their silliness and joy. 

Baa-rilliant work! Norfolk police officer helps herd runaway sheep back into their field

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it a penguin? Rumours of a penguin on north Norfolk coast

Oh deer oh deer! - Firecrews called to free muntjac deers caught in railings

Pheasant visits north Norfolk garden twice a day and bangs head on patio door

Lucky footage captures deer in garden of Norfolk man

Hope's Haven: Squishy body love

Hope's Haven: Squishy body love

Summer travels with Lucia Vinti

Summer travels with Lucia Vinti