A 22-year-old girl whose wedding ring slipped into the ballot box as she voted in the General Election has been reunited with it.
The retail employee, who gave her title solely as Charlotte, was mortified when she seen the ring missing when she arrived dwelling on December 12.
She didn’t assume to test with the polling station as she had no clue when it fell off her finger that day.
But the penny dropped after a pal advised her about an attraction put out by council workers who found it in a ballot box at Cloverlea Primary School in Manchester.
Charlotte mentioned: ‘It was about 8.30pm after I went to vote as I had been working all day and was very drained.
‘The ring was on my index finger and was barely free so it will need to have fallen off as I posted my vote into the box and pulled my hand away.
‘I went home and later realised I had lost the ring and looked everywhere for it. I was really upset that I couldn’t discover it.
‘I used to be off work the next day, the Friday, and had nonetheless not found the ring.
‘The subsequent day I used to be on the way in which to the Trafford Centre with a good friend and we had been chatting in regards to the ring.
‘She mentioned ‘Did you vote final night time? I’ve seen a publish on social media a few ring found in a ballot box at Cloverlea.
‘I realised it must be mine. I phoned Trafford Council and described the ring and they said they had it at the Town Hall.’
The household heirloom was given to her by her mom Janice as a souvenir.
Charlotte added: ‘I am delighted to have found it, I didn’t need to face my mum’s wrath.
‘I’m going to be much more cautious in the longer term. Thanks to the council for serving to me with this.’
Trafford Council officer Sarah Saleh mentioned: ‘I am absolutely delighted to have presented the ring to Charlotte. We are so pleased to have traced her – and to give her the best Christmas present ever!’