HERE at the Falmouth Packet we receive many phone calls throughout a working day, but none quite as strange as one answered last week.

No doubt using his mobile phone from within a cubicle, the caller asked whether we were the Packet and then pleaded for someone to come rescue him from the upstairs’ toilet.

Rather bemused, as The Packet does not have an upstairs toilet, or indeed an upstairs, our staff member Charlotte Reed soon ascertained that the unlucky guy had somehow managed to lock himself in a toilet at The Packet Station, or Wetherspoons as more commonly known, and not here at The Packet newspaper.

After explaining his mistake to him, Charlotte made sure the unfortunate man was not left in the loo any longer than necessary by calling the pub and alerting staff as to his predicament.