"I've got the needle with Steve" = "I'm really annoyed with Steve"
"Steve's given me the needle" = "Steve's really annoyed me"
Alternatively: "I've got a bone to pick with you = "You've given me the needle (about something); "You've given me the needle = "You've given me the hump (, I don't want to talk to you, now piss off!)
"I've got the right needle with Geoff. He's only gawn (=gone) 'n' scratched the paintwork on my old man's Merc."