Red flag at Golden Beach lowered

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     Here is an item of interest to swimmers.
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today (June 3) that the red flag has been lowered at Golden Beach in Tuen Mun District, following the discovery of a large fish yesterday.
     An LCSD spokesman said the department's shark prevention net maintenance contractor has completed inspection of the shark prevention net at the beach, and confirmed that there was no big fish inside the enclosed zone of the net and the net was in good condition.
     The spokesman appealed to swimmers to swim in the enclosed zones of the shark prevention nets while lifeguards are on duty for safety's sake, adding that LCSD staff will remain vigilant and strengthen patrols in the swimming zones.

Ends/Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:45