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Dawsons April 2019 Newsletter

May Newsletter 2019

Community:

We are thrilled to have collected sanitary products to help support girls in our local comprehensive schools under the “Period Poverty” campaign! Thank you to everyone who contributed, it is greatly appreciated by Dawsons and, of course, the local schools.

Period Poverty collection for local schools from Dawsons Property
Beth & Nicky proud of their ‘period poverty’ collection for local schoolgirls

Industry News:

Dawsons Property has announced the acquisition of the ‘We Will Homes’ property portfolio, that had previously been managed from their central offices based at Orchard Street, Swansea.

The acquisition sees two well established, local and trusted companies working together with the intention of enhancing the customer experience and professional services to clients within the city.

This has been a seamless transition as a result of much preparation, ensuring that the `We Will Homes` clients were unaffected by the change of agent and that they were being guided and supported through every step of the process.

Dawsons Property have acquired We Will Homes in Swansea

Top Tips:

Now that Spring is here and the weather is getting warmer gardens are starting to come back to life. Remember to weed the patio, trim that out of control hedge and cut the grass.  Basically, make the garden look manageable because a well-presented garden will be one less job for a prospective purchaser.

Top Sales Tips from Dawsons Property Swansea

Auction News:

The auction market in Swansea is booming currently. We had a total of 24 properties for Aprils auction with 16 already (at the time of writing) for June’s auction. If you have a surplus property, if you are working to a short timescale, if you want to take the stress away from selling then you need to call our auction department on 01792 478904. We will give you the platform you need in order to sell your property.

Dawsons Property Auction April 2019

Dawsons Auction going, going, GONE!

F & C Property Focus:

Dawsons Fine & Country are selling Mumbles Hill House Mumbles Hill House, Mumbles, Swansea

For Sale £1,500,000

Mumbles Hill House is a truly amazing and extremely rare opportunity, to acquire a property where it’s outstanding position and incredible views are unparalleled. Set in approximately 1.43 acres of grounds, the existing house is nestled amongst mature trees and woodland, overlooking the totally breathtaking, triple aspect sea views. Here you have the option to completely renovate the existing substantial, detached house. Or completely redevelop, to build your dream home, subject to the necessary planning consents. This truly is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Business Link:

Gomer Williams are April's business link company with Dawsons PropertyGomer Williams is part way through a very exciting year for the business. Not only are they celebrating their 100-year centenary but their Pontarddulais branch office is celebrating its first year anniversary! Kate Clarke who one of the directors says “To mark the occasion, we are excited to be hosting a charity race day at Ffos Las on Sunday 15th September in aid of our charity partner of the year, Maggies cancer centre Swansea. Tickets and tables still available.”

With a sterling reputation for customer service and with Juliet Phillips-James the award-winning Welsh Businesswoman of the Year 2019 (less than 50 employees) at the helm, the firm continues to go from strength to strength. There are strategic plans for future growth and business development and team are excited to make new connections.

Gomer Williams are April's business link company with Dawsons Property
Juliet Phillips-James Owner of Gomer Williams & Welsh Businesswoman of the Year 2019

Careers @ Dawsons:

WE ARE HIRING

Are you considering a career in Estate Agency, Property Management or Surveying, check this link for our current vacancies

A career at Dawsons Property Swansea

Reward Card:

Ask a member of our team for information on how to get one of our exclusive Reward cards providing you with discounts and offers in many local companies throughout Swansea & Llanelli

Dawsons Property have an exclusive reward card for their clients in Swansea

Relocation Agent Network:

DOUBLE CELEBRATIONS FOR APRIL……

Sam and Kelly have passed the tests to become our 2 most recent Relocation Specialists

Dawsons are Swansea's Relocation Agent Specialists
Sam Singh & Kelly Israel are accredited Relocation Agent Network Specialists in our Dawson’s Mumbles Office

Both based in our Mumbles branch,  Sam Singh (LHS) is one of our most experienced and knowledgeable Property Consultants and spends the majority of her time passing on her vast knowledge in providing market appraisals to our valued clients, when not in work you may find her running the odd ‘marathon’ or two.

Kelly Israel is one of our highly regarded negotiators and knows all about the importance of customer service and takes pride in delivering excellence every time.  Kelly loves cooking and you will often find her providing a feast for her team.

Relocating? Dawsons can cater for all your relocation needs in conjunction with Relocation Agent Network, we are Swansea’s only agent to provide this unique service.  To find out more follow the link or pop into your local branch where you will find a Relocation Specialist on hand to deal with any enquiry.

#weheartrelocation

Mortgage Advice Bureau:

Dawsons Mortgage Advice BureauWhat can we do for you?

Dawsons Mortgage Advice Bureau is part of the leading mortgage network, as well as the most recognised intermediary consumer brand, winning over 70 national awards for the quality of its advice and service during the last five years.  So what sets us apart?

  • 12,000 mortgage deals are available via our network.
  • We have over 90 lenders who have chosen to work alongside us, allowing us the ability to adapt based on your situation and needs.
  • Exclusive deals from some of the major high street banks and building societies, that will not be available to the open market.
  • Mortgage protection insurance, exclusive to our network.
  • Expert advisors with in-depth knowledge of the market, who aim to assist you with the purchase of your new home.

For your free advice, please do not hesitate to call your local Dawson’s office today to make an appointment or click this link.  Please remember that your home can be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Friends of Dunvant Primary School receive a boost for their parking patrol

Friends of Dunvant Primary School receive a boost for their parking patrol

Dunvant primary school are extremely proactive in the safety of their school children, as part of this initiative their year 6 pupils regularly patrol the outside of the school at pick up times and politely ask the parents to reconsider their parking choices should they be parked on the zig zags, double yellow lines, etc for the safety of all children entering and exiting the school grounds.Dawsons Estate agents have kindly provided a host of high visibility jackets for the children to wear on their patrols along with conducting a children’s drawing competition to design a road safety banner for the front of the school. Dawsons worked alongside the head teacher Miss Thomas as well as Abi Cherry and Catherine Luck of Friends of Dunvant School (FODS).

The 3 finalists of the drawing competition were then presented with their Dawsons goodie bags along with the new school banner and high vis jackets in their celebration morning assembly.
Friends of Dunvant Primary School receive a boost for their parking patrol

Photo: Daniel Ray (Dawsons Killay Office) with Sophie and Halle (artwork finalists).
Catherine Luck (Friends of Dunvant School) said
‘When the Dawsons marketing team got in touch with us to see if they could help the school in any way, it was a must for me. Upon initial discussions, we felt that having a local estate agent supporting the safety initiative of the school would be a great opportunity for the children to get creative and increase their safety at the same time. My mum Joan worked within the Land & New Homes Dept for some years and it was lovely to see my children in the school being supported in some way by Grannies work’David Parton (Dawsons Killay branch manager) added:
‘We are very fortunate to be based in such a vibrant community and will always look to work alongside other local businesses, charities and schools where we can. It was wonderful to see the children get so involved with our competition and enjoyed judging the artwork very much, we look forward to working alongside the school in future projects.’

For further information on how Dawsons can help you and your family to relocate to or from Swansea, call sales on 01792 298014, lettings on 01792 301000 or visit www.dawsonsproperty.co.uk

 

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March Newsletter

Community News:

Llanelli’s Matthew Whitehead run his first half marathon in aid of a fellow staff member:

Matthew Whitehead ran the Llanelli half marathon in aid of a sick colleague at Dawsons

Our very own Matthew Whitehead decided to take up running in 2018 and signed himself up for the Llanelli half marathon, which is a tough goal for a regular runner let alone a beginner.

With this in mind, Matthew wanted to run to raise funds for something worthwhile.  Last year Sam James of our Mumbles lettings office was diagnosed with breast cancer only weeks after discovering she was pregnant with her first child.  As a company we decided to give Sam the financial support she would need to be able to recover and enjoy her maternity alongside her partner Luke by fundraising as much as possible. Now baby Maiya is here and is a beautiful, healthy little lady, and Sam herself is also doing so well with her treatments and remaining positive.  As Sam’s recovery is not over yet we are still looking to raise what we can for her with further fundraisers planned through the year.  If you would like to donate or help fundraise please let us know.

Industry News:

Keeping learning local but global, introducing Dawsons Training Wales:

landlord training wales by Dawsons Property

As most of us in the property industry will know, a regulation was introduced in Wales which applies to all landlords and agents of private residential property. The regulations became enforceable by Rent Smart Wales (RSW) in November 2016, requiring landlords and agents to comply with the new legislation, licensing those who deal with letting and management activities of properties within the private rented sector throughout Wales.

To obtain a license both landlords and agents have to undergo training from a Rent Smart Wales (RSW) approved trainer.  This training can be classroom or online based.  As a local agency discovered when looking to train new staff, the online course is extremely accessible and suited to an agents working environment, as part of this busy fast moving life we all lead.

With the increase in purchases online in recent years and the now daily use of PayPal for most, the need for a safe, quick and easy transaction at any time of day or night, outside of the usual business hours has become the norm.

There are many bonuses to completing an online training course, with the main benefit being the opportunity to complete the course from any part of the world in your own time, at your own pace.  With online courses being easily accessible to all with the click of a button, it makes sense to learn at your leisure.

With this in mind Dawsons Training Wales was born in January 2019.  Having acquired a former training provider (A19), Dawsons Training Wales has been set up to ensure the ease of online training for landlords and agents remained available from a local business provider.

The learning portal, designed by Picselli a Swansea based web design company, with the assistance and approval of RSW is one of the most up to date approved online course’s available.  At an affordable, and competitive cost for both landlords and agents to complete the course, Dawsons Training Wales has become a success since its birth.

With an easy-to-access website, office hours helpline and around the clock email response, Dawsons Training Wales is very much the ideal training tool for all those requiring an RSW license.

Contact our team on 01792 633270 or visit  WWW.DAWSONSTRAININGWALES.CO.UK for more information.

Top Tips:

Donate your parking space Dawsons Blog

Sacrifice your parking space
If your home comes with an allocated parking space, leave it free for prospective buyers/renters to use. It’s convenient and offers an experience that’s closer to the reality of what it’s like to live in your home.

Auction News:

 auction success for Dawsons in Swansea

From Auction Negotiator Callum Thomas: 

“What a fantastic start to 2019 from the auction department. Having sold 10 properties in the first auction of the year. The high flyer was 15 B+C Trewyddfa Terrace which achieved £81,000 off of a £55,000 Guide Price. We have 15 properties, at the time of writing, all ready for April’s auction which is on the 17th so be sure to keep an eye out for those. We have created a real property network at our auctions now with building suppliers, surveyors, solicitors and rentals professionals there on the day. If you are interested in buying or selling with auction please do not hesitate to call us on 01792 478904.”

F&C Focus:

95 Pentre Nicklaus, Machynys, Llanelli

Machynys LlanelliFor Sale £575,000

This truly wonderful four bedroom family home is superbly positioned on the edge of Machynys Golf Course, boasting incredible panoramic views across the lake, golf course and towards the estuary. Located in the award-winning Pentre Nicklaus village, with palm tree-lined streets and authentic timber clad New England style houses. With the vast open plan living accommodation on the first floor, making the most of the panoramic views.

Business Link:

Introducing

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‘Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer’

www.richardsavage.co.uk

Instagram: richsavagephotographyrichsavagephotography

Contact:  07817596189

Careers @ Dawsons

WE ARE HIRING

Are you considering a career in Estate Agency, Property Management or Surveying?


Visit our website for current vacancies:

http://www.dawsonsproperty.co.uk/career.php

Reward Card:

Dawsons Property have an exclusive reward card for their clients in Swansea

Ask a member of our team for information on how to get one of our exclusive Reward cards providing you with discounts and offers in many local companies throughout Swansea & Llanelli.

DJW Restoration are one of our newest Reward Card Partners for getting your home back into ship-shape condition.

RAN update: 

Relocation Across The Nation from Dawsons Property

“Relocation Across the Nation”

Relocation Agent Network together with their partner agents was eager to share the love on Valentine’s Day by focusing and helping our clients with their relocation needs across the UK.  It provides us with a great opportunity to identify those clients either looking to move into our area and equally those moving out by referring them to one of our partner agents, handpicked by RAN for our outstanding customer service.

Here at Dawsons, we have at least one accredited Relocation Specialist working out of each of our branches who will provide all the help and support needed with a proposed relocation which can be quite daunting, especially when it comes to choosing the best areas, schooling, etc.

So Valentines Day saw every agent partnered with RAN across the UK,  tweeting, posting and sharing the love ……#weheartrelocation

Relocation Across The Nation from Dawsons Property

Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) update: 

Dawsons had 4 branches in the top 13 of the UK’s best agents in February for referrals to our financial services team.  You can contact our financial experts on the link:  

Dawsons Financial Services

Looking Back as we look forward into 2019

Round-up of 2018

As we head into a brand new year, we look back over the past year at Dawsons and all of the amazing community events we have been involved with, money raised for so many good causes, and a wonderful team of people, all of whom have given their time & effort voluntarily.  Thank you Dawsons Team and to everyone who has donated!

Happy 2019, let’s hope it’s an amazing one!

January

Christmas Jumper Day in aid of ‘Save the Children’

Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day 2017

February

Our Valentine competition winner enjoying breakfast at The Optimist

valentine competition at The Optimist 2017

March

Our branches collecting for the West Wales Poundies

EASTER FUNDRAISER for west wales poundies

April

Climbing Pen Y Fan for the Neonatal Unit

pen y fan climb for Neonatal Ward WALESSeveral of our Dawsons babies have spent time in the unit, not least George on the left whose life was saved there seven years ago and completed the strenuous walk with the Dawsons banner in his rucksack.

May

Our ‘Sell your home for free’ competition winner

SELL YOUR HOME FOR FREE

June

#OneThousandItemsOfFood for Trussell Trust Food Bank via Agents Giving & Relocation Agent Network

Thousand items of Food for Trussell Food Bank

Collecting food for the homeless

July

“Safe as Houses” supporting the child safety wristbands at Wales Airshow

Children's Safety Wristbands

WRIST BANDS FOR CHILD SAFETY AT WALES AIR SHOW

August

Sponsoring and taking part in the Burry port Raft Race in aid of the RNLI and Afia Banjul Football Association

burry port raft race for RNLI 2017

September

Macmillan coffee mornings across the branches

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING

October

Dawsons Langland Litter Pickers.

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November

Sam’s curry night as she heads off on Maternity leave, whilst undergoing chemotherapy for Breast Cancer.

SAM & LUKE BRAVE THE SHAVE

Sams Breast Cancer curry night

December

Mr X Donations for underprivileged local children.

MR X COLLECTION FOR UNDER PRIVILEGED CHILDREN

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Take a selfie with Elfie Part Four

COMPETITION
Dawsons Take a selfe with elfie competition to win a Christmas HamperThroughout December we are posting a picture of the Dawsons Elfie on 50 Property Marketing Boards at homes all over the Swansea Area. We encourage you to stop, pop out your phone, and take a selfie with Elfie. Then you just need to post it onto one of our Social Media platforms and during w/c 17th December we shall pic our favourite selfie, and the winner will receive a Dawsons Christmas Hamper of Goodies* in time for Christmas. Click the icon to go to our social media pages:

Dawsons Twitter Page

Dawsons Property Facebook Page

Continuing on from Blog Three (Days 13 to 18) which you can read HERE

 

#WHACKYWEDNESDAY

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Day 19 of Elfie´s adventures: There is one more partner who Elfie is yet to meet. This particular partner can be found lowering the hammer at Dawsons Auctions…Elfie thinks this sounds like great fun but first he needs to get the hammer away from James…

 

#TRADINGTHURSDAY

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Day 20 of Elfie´s story: Having taken control of the auction gabble, Elfie decides to run the show at the Auction!

 

 

 

 

#FLEECINGFRIDAY

14191004-EZSZIouODay 21: Elfie has noticed a collection of shiny awards around the place, Elfie feels these would look lovely in his new home and so he has decided to go and gather some of them up, gold medal from Lettings, Silver from Sales and the lovely new RAN trophy (nothing like some lovely art).

 

#SMASHINGSATURDAY

14191004-5jhvc0sdDay 22 of Elfie’s adventures! Feeling a little overwhelmed by his achievements so far, Elfie wants to go to winter wonderland to enjoy the rides. Being such a little elf though, Elfie knew he wouldn’t be allowed on the rides, however he has seen a wonderful space right here in his new home that he can use to make his own winter Wonderland, much to Ricky’s dismay!

#SPIRITEDSUNDAY

JWj4PDay 23 of Elfie´s story: Beaming with pride knowing he has achieved the mischief he had set out to do, Elfie sits back with Jo (after Jo has secured her trophies!) and shares a lovely

#MARVELLOUSMONDAY

JWjAaDay 24: Tired of Elfie´s naughty ways, Tim and Chris track Elfie down and decide its time for Elfie to leave Swansea, secured to the back of a car. Chris and Tim wave him on his way to his next adventure.drink…or three.

 

 

DAWSONS ESTATE AGENTS IN KILLAY

Killing It In Killay

Going the extra mile is our motto at Killay Branch.  It is an absolute pleasure to make our clients happy, that’s what our jobs are all about after all.

It is probably due to this fact that our Killay branch is absolutely “killing it” and smashing our targets for sales and lettings.

Watch Callum Thomas (our sales negotiator) on his very first video, talking about the property current market, the asking prices being achieved, the speed at which property is being sold, some of the best areas (for instance Gowerton, Elmer Estate, North Gower) and how Dawsons are the market leaders.  We think that Callum is a total pro in front of the camera, so watch out for many more videos to come!

Callum and Sharon from our Killay Branch pictured on a valuation and measure-up at a property in Penclawdd North Gower.  The house had so much land that the vendor requires 4 tractors! Of course, the Dawsons guys had to have a go and get a picture with them!

DAWSONS KILLAY ESTATE AGENTS

If you have a property (or a farm!!) to sell or rent in the Killay area, why not contact Callum or his colleagues:

419 Gower Road
Killay
Swansea
SA2 7AN

Tel: 01792 298014

Email: ki@dawsonsproperty.co.uk

http://www.dawsonsproperty.co.uk/killay-branch.php

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Summer Round-Up

It sure has been a busy month for the Dawsons team and such gorgeous weather to put everyone in a happy mood and, of course, bring more visitors than ever to some of the events we have been attending!

Here’s our roundup of the month for you to see what’s been occurring!

SUMMER FUN

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Our staff have enjoyed attending school fetes and fayres across Swansea and Llanelli this month helping raise much needed funds for the PTAs by bringing along one of the DAWSON’s brightly coloured pool cars, filled with balloons to provide a ‘guess the amount’ game.

We are already looking at how we can bring Dawsons to schools during ht enxt academic year, so if your local school could benefit from Naomi attending with the marketing team, then just drop her an email:  naomi@dawsonsproperty.co.uk

TOP TIPS

Buyers:  Make sure you seek independent financial advice to understand your borrowing limits.

First Time Buyers:  You may be eligible for the HELP TO BUY scheme whilst it’s still currently available.

DAWSONS BUSINESS LINK

RELOCATION NETWORK

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David & Callum of ur Killay Sales Office are pictured above holding their certificates – having just been accredited ‘Relocation Specialists’.

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What is the Relocation Agent Network?

Relocation Agent Network (RAN) is a network of carefully selected agents from across the UK, hand picked for excellence in customer service, who provide a personal touch to each and every client they meet.  We all work closely together to deliver expert advice to all our clients who are relocating throughout the UK.

Did you know?

  • Relocation Agent Network is part of Cartus, market global leaders in relocation.
  • There are currently 784 agents who form the RAN network in the UK.
  • Network members have helped over 18,500 people to relocate over the past 24 months.
  • Dawsons have been invited to represent the network with each of their eight sales offices covering Swansea & Llanelli.

If you would like to know how Dawsons and the Relocation Agent Network can help you, please call your local office today!

REWARD CARD NEWS

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Ask a member of our team for information on how to get one of these exclusive Reward Cards providing you with discounts and offers in many local companies throughout Swansea and Llanelli.

AUCTION NEWS

We are delighted to be approaching our 4th auction of the year and one of our favourite acutions being in the midst of Summer.  In this auction we have covered a wide area of South West Wales from Ammanford to Swansea City Centre.

 

We are pleased to offer a luxury apartment, spectacular barn conversion in North Gower (pictured) and everything in between!  The Summer months will inevitably be over shortly andno one wants a property empty throughout the Winter period so contact Dawsons today for your own market appraisal.

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Click to see all of the properties in our next auction!

Venue –  The Marriott Hotel, Swansea Marina 
Date – Wednesday 8th August 2018
Start time – 3pm

 

Download a print out of this month’s NEWSLETTER here.

 

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Schools out for Summer – week 1

Yes kids! It’s that amazing time of the year when you don’t have to get up for school and can spend long days playing with your friends and having a whale of a time.

Ok parents, it’s that time of the year when you are pulling your hair out and wondering what the heck to do every day to keep the kids amused, and you relatively sane.

So over the next few weeks we will be helping you out with some of our favourite local children’s events happening over the Summer holidays and whilst we are at it, we will try to give you a little break at home (so you can get to watch at least a re-run of last night’s Love Island) by providing you with a picture to download and get the kids to colour in.

So this week our ‘Schools out for Summer’ theme is PIRATES!

‘Oohhh Aarrggghhh Me Hearties’

As you may already know Wales is celebrating its YEAR OF THE SEA and so the museum has a FREE family-friendly exhibition on all through the Summer holidays from 10am to 5pm daily.  You can find out all about the history of pirates and buccaneers all over the world, hear tales of treason and treachery, not to mention treasure.  Check out the museum website for further details.

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NATIONAL WATERFRONT MUSEUM PIRATE EXHIBITION

Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, SA1 3RD

Daily 10am to 5pm until 30/9/18

Photos by Natalie Dare
Photos by Natalie Dare

We would love to hear about your visit, did you dress up, if so post us a picture using #SCHOOLSOUTFORSUMMER on our Dawsons Facebook Page. If you want to download our colouring pic, we’d also like to see your efforts, so make sure you post it on our page so we can see your pencil skills.

See you next week for more Summer Fun in Swansea!

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Dawsons' Safe As Houses campaign to keep children safe during the Airshow

Estate agent sponsors special ‘Safe as Houses’ scheme to keep children safe at Wales Airshow 2018

Dawsons estate agents are sponsoring special wristbands to keep children safe at this year’s Airshow based on the Swansea sea front.

In a campaign named ‘Safe as Houses’, Dawsons’ wristbands will be handed out by Swansea Council officials to 1,000s of children attending the event over the weekend.

With more than 250,000 visitors expected to gather on Swansea’s promenade and waterfront for the action-packed weekend of June 30 and July 1, Dawsons felt it important to support the wristband campaign.

“We are delighted to be sponsoring a campaign that will help to keep safe all those children who will be visiting the Airshow on the Saturday and Sunday,” said Dawsons’ Senior Partner Chris Hope.

“The weekend is a fun-filled, family affair and anything we can do to keep children safe and eliminate any worries for parents then all the better.”

On entering the event a wristband will be given to each child can be collected from various information points, the park and ride drop off location or our car parks staff. The parents’ mobile number will be written on the back of the wristband before being put on the child’s wrist.

Losing a child, even for a few moments, can be very distressing and the Tag Your Tots scheme can help reassure and get help fast. Parents are being advised it they lose a child or need to report an incident to look for the nearest steward who will talk directly to the security and events team via radio.

Added Chris: “The Airshow just gets bigger and better and showcases Swansea at its best and we are delighted to be associated with it especially as this year the even takes on extra significance as it is celebrating both the RAF’s 100th anniversary and the Army commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.”

Councillor Robert Francis-Davies, Swansea Council’s Cabinet Member for Investment, Regeneration & Tourism, said: “We are delighted that a Company with such local recognition and familiarity as Dawsons Estate Agents have decided to become a sponsoring partner for the Wales Airshow 2018.  The Wales Airshow is Wales’ largest, free event for the public to enjoy.

“The show attracts record numbers of visitors to the area, with children’s safety being of paramount importance throughout the weekend. With Dawsons’ contribution, we can effectively manage the number of families with children at the event, allowing everyone to relax and enjoy this fantastic two-day spectacle.”

The Airshow has grown in popularity from 75,000 visitors in 2009 to an audience of 250,000 last year and even more people are expected this year.

Full details about the event, road closures and other information is available at walesairshow.co.uk.

PICTURE: Swansea Uplands RFC Under 7s interrupted their training session on the beach to show off the bright orange wristbands that will be used during the Airshow

Burry Port Raft Race

Dawsons to sponsor Burry Port Raft Race again

Dawsons is delighted to be the principal sponsor of the Burry Port Raft Race for a second year.

The event this year takes place on Saturday, August 11.

“We sponsored the event last year and we had no hesitation in doing it again this year, especially as it raises valuable funds for both Burry Port RNLI and Afia Children’s Football Academy Foundation in Africa,” said Dawsons’ Senior Partner Chris Hope.

Burry Port Raft Race poster
Burry Port Raft Race poster

“We have an office in Llanelli and many of our staff are from the Burry Port area and again we will be entering our very own Dawsons raft. We are just hoping that, despite great efforts by our crew, they go a bit better that they did last year!”

There are plenty of prizes for those involved including best dressed raft, first raft to sink, best dressed crew, last raft over the line and worst dressed raft.

If you need any further details or an entry form you can email burryportraftrace@yahoo.com