Is it cruel - or just mischievous - to imagine the angst of the BBC News sub editors wrestling with a headline - not to mention a year's worth of innuendo - to go with this story.
Perhaps it never crossed their minds, of course, but when even the postman is complaining it's hard not to fall into instant bedroom farce mode. ("I was just making a large delivery around the back door..." etc), presumably while a vicar was crashing his bicycle into Brenda Over's privet hedge!
According to the BBC report it was indeed particularly bad when "in the back lane". The noise that is.
(Hat tip to @TaylorHerring)