Tuesday, 17th July 2018
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While not attempting to be a killjoy on the good weather that is happening in the country at the moment, there are always a good number of occasions where it is advisable that people step back and take a moment to register the fact that with the good weather some warnings come attached.

The last good period of extended good weather resulted in 10 people dying in drowning accidents. It is always right to take heed of advice especially when it comes to water. Ideally you should swim only in designated areas with a lifeguard on duty, it is best to enter the water where you can wade in so that if you get into difficulty there is a better chance you can wade out. Also you should only swim in parallel to the shore.

No one wants to spoil anyone's fun but heeding health and safety warnings will in the end only prolong your good times.


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