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Daily Archives: May 24, 2020

Owners of a Flintshire fishing lake reverse decision to re-open during coronavirus lockdown following public backlash

The owners of a Flintshire-based fishing lake have reversed their decision to re-open during the coronavirus lockdown after a public backlash. The Lake of Tranquility in Leeswood revealed it intended to open to anglers earlier this week, claiming it had permission from trading standards officers. Staff said strict social distancing measures would be put in place due to the COVID-19 …

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Lyme disease warning after man’s fishing trip ends in disaster

A man in Weston-super-Mare is facing weeks of treatment after he contracted Lyme disease after being attacked by ticks whilst on a fishing trip. Bitten 17 times, Nigel Smith, 55, had a terrible reaction and is now on a four-week course of strong antibiotics to combat the reaction. He had gone fishing at around 4:30am on Sunday, June 30 at …

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