The Local Government Association has complied it’s list of the 10 most bizzare calls councils have received in the past year.
While many people can be suprised at the range of services run their local council, crossword solving (“A call from an elderly lady asking for help on her crossword. Seven letters, James Bond’s cat loving nemesis, begins with B?”) and mouse racing (What are the rules and regulations for hosting a mouse race?) are not among them.
My favorite is from Poole Borough Council, Dorset:
What time does your website close?
Read the full list at www.local.gov.uk