Friday, 26 August 2011
The beach guards of Garraf demand a new fine policy
The life guards on the beach of Garraf demand a fine policy which clearly discourages people from dangerous swimming practises. Currently there is a trend among young people to take photos while they jump off a certain cliff here and the problem is that the water below is very shallow – it merely reaches the waist. Officially, there is a 700 to 1.500 Euro municipal fine for disobeying local legislation of the municipality of Sitges (where Garraf belongs), but the local police can only make occasional visits and the life guards as of now are not authorized to impose any sanctions.
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