Volunteers at a Bonnyrigg charity shop are trying to trace the person who made a macabre donation last week.
The donor inadvertently handed in a vase containing someone’s ashes.
Staff at the Arthritis Research Campaign shop were sorting through a box of items, which had been brought into the Polton Street premises on Tuesday last week.
Volunteer Lena Skilbeck, who has worked at the ARC shop for 17 years, said: “We do get strange things handed in but this is the strangest.”
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