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Lifeguard certificates prolonged till end of year

The plus point of a country with so many rules is that it allows itself to break them when it finds itself down a blind alley. In this case, the dire shortage of lifeguards. ISN (the lifeguarding institute) has announced today that all lifeguards whose licences lapse this year will see them automatically extended until December 31, to help with recruitment for this summer’s beach cover.