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About Simon Alton

Simon has enjoyed a career as a senior journalist and news editor and has been at the helm of many council publicity campaigns as a senior member of the local authority communications team. He has strong relationships with media producers and editors across the region and works closely with specific trade media for many of J&PR’s bigger clients.

Shropshire County Show visitors to be transported to the world of children’s TV and books

By | 2019-05-13T11:39:13+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Visitors to this year’s Shropshire County Show will be wowed by a special Shropshire Young Farmers’ 75th anniversary float parade and marquee celebrating the much-cherished world of children’s TV and books. The theme for this year’s Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SFYFC) float parade and marquee is nostalgia, as it marks 75 years since its foundation. Visitors to the

Eastenders star heading to Theatre Severn

By | 2018-09-19T11:56:16+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

An international best-seller and one of the country’s top television actresses will unite on stage next year to give Shrewsbury audiences a real treat. Samantha Womack, best known as Ronnie Mitchell from BBC One’s Eastenders, will star in an eagerly awaited production of Girl On The Train. Here at J&PR we can’t wait to get our hands on tickets which

Shrewsbury Flower Show shortlisted for national award

By | 2018-05-21T14:55:44+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Shrewsbury Flower Show has been shortlisted for the final of the UK’s Favourite Flower and Garden Festival Award - but needs assistance urgently from the public to help scoop the winning title. The show, which will be held on August 10 and 11, is among 12 locations in the running for the award in an online voting competition, but time

Shrewsbury gardens open to public

By | 2018-05-18T14:19:36+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, Charity, What's On|

If you are wondering what to do this Sunday (20th May 2018), then look no further than the Sutton Farm Charity Open Gardens Trail in Shrewsbury. People are invited to explore eight suburban gardens in the Sutton area of Shrewsbury from 11am to 4.30pm. It looks like it will be a wonderful event and a chance to get some ideas

Preparations blooming for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2018-05-10T14:36:48+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Preparations for this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show are in full swing with new exhibitors being added to the agenda every day. With three months to go until the big weekend, numerous star names have been announced including Gardeners’ World favourite Chris Beardshaw and award-winning garden designer Penny Meadmore. Food fans are in for a treat with appearances from Dragons’ Den

New business development manager appointed at taxi firm

By | 2017-07-11T16:09:13+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Blog, Business News|

New staff appointments create a buzz for any business and show they’re growing and developing in their industry – such as a Shropshire taxi firm who’ve appointed a new business development manager to expand its executive car service.