Comments - Our commonsense house rules


Localrags does not moderate all comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary.


If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please contact us

Keep your contributions civil, tasteful and relevant


No personal information. For your own safety it is not acceptable to publicise your or anyone else's contact details including address, place of employment, name of educational establishment, telephone or mobile number, email address, etc.

No defamatory or libellous comments - you could be successfully sued and be held liable for considerable damages and costs.

Avoid contempt of court which means not posting anything that risks prejudicing on-going or forthcoming court proceedings.

Do not incite people... to commit any crime, including incitement of racial hatred.

Avoid breaking a court injunction

Do not post content which you've copied from someone else unless you own the copyright.

Do not post messages that are... unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, homophobic or racially offensive.

No swearing as people of all ages can read and contribute

No spamming

Posts should be kept relevant.

No advertising, promotion of products or services, or posting of web links.

No capital letters. This is internet shorthand for raising your voice, please take the caps lock off.

No impersonating.

Do not make multiple postings

No inappropriate usernames


*Be aware that in exceptional circumstances Localrags could be legally obliged to reveal registration information and/or your IP address to the authorities.