Did ghosts move my car, driver asks
A motorist who forgot to use her handbrake asked her local council if ghosts had moved her car.
The woman called the authority to question whether a car park in Sutton, south London, was haunted after her vehicle "moved of its own accord".
In reality, there had been no supernatural intervention. CCTV footage showed the car had rolled into a different parking bay after she failed to apply her handbrake properly.
The query was just one of a number of bizarre phone calls made by members of the public to Sutton Council's call centre.
Other questions included: "How long can I safely store ginger powder for?" and "Can I put a dead fox in my recycling bin?"
The council is encouraging people to save time and money by using its internet services at www.sutton.gov.uk.