Head chef of Ironbridge hotel celebrates 25 years service

By | 2019-11-03T09:35:22+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Blog|

A head chef is marking 25 years service at a Shropshire hotel with a meal - cooked by someone else! Barry Workman is head chef at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge and this year marks a double silver celebration for the family as wife Helen completes 25 years working at Broseley Medical Practice. The Valley Hotel has the

Shropshire security firm launches new home alarm system

By | 2019-11-03T09:32:15+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

A leading Shropshire security firm has developed its own bespoke alarm system which can be fitted by homeowners in under 60 minutes. The insurance-rated system eliminates installation fees, the need for costly service and rental contracts, emergency callout fees and additional extras often hidden in basic offers designed to lure in customers. The Bulldog Secure Alarm has been developed by

Shropshire firm Pure Telecom launches exclusive new product

By | 2019-11-03T09:26:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2019|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire telecommunications company has launched an exclusive new product - and it looks like it’s making all the right connections with customers. Pure Telecom, based on Shrewsbury Business Park, is rolling out Pure VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) after addressing concerns regarding other products currently on the market. The firm says Pure VoIP is a hosted system with a

Looking for half-term fun? Kirsty recommends WaterWorld!

By | 2019-10-24T11:13:07+00:00 October 24th, 2019|Blog, Reviews|

After arriving back from an adrenaline-fuelled week at Duinrell water and theme park in Holland, the Smallman family, including their two boys aged 8 and 10, were looking for their next thrill. As Kirsty explains... Thankfully WaterWorld in Stoke-on-Trent had just opened its doors to the new slides in the new area of Tornado Alley - the place which boasts

Ironbridge auction goes online

By | 2019-10-23T12:44:43+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|Business News, Charity|

An online silent auction to raise funds to conserve the future of Ironbridge’s heritage buildings is now live. The auction has been launched as part of the Ironbridge by Moonlight dinner being held at Enginuity on Thursday (24th October 2019). Hundreds of guests will be dining in the shadow of the Museum of the Moon exhibition, measuring seven metres in

Why do I need a press officer at my event?

By | 2019-10-13T11:37:35+00:00 October 15th, 2019|Blog, J&PR news|

J&PR's Rhea Alton acting as press officer at Frestival What does a press officer do? A press officer represents the organisation hosting or running the event and is the main contact for the media. There are a wide range of responsibilities from writing press releases and liaising with the media to arranging press conferences and interviews and looking

Put on your Christmas Jumper for Nativity the Musical

By | 2019-10-13T10:31:44+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Christmas is coming early to the Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton with Nativity the Musical. While the show will run from October 29 to November 2, the first night’s performance will also include a Family Networking Event. If you usually struggle with childcare or want to treat your grandchildren, nieces or nephews, it’s a chance to bring the kids along, network

It’s nearly panto season! Have you booked your tickets yet?

By | 2019-10-13T10:10:25+00:00 October 13th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Theatre Severn's Aladdin cast The panto season is nearly upon us and there are some fantastic performances taking place across the West Midlands, which just cannot be missed. At J&PR, we love a good panto and can’t wait to settle down to all the usual gags and funny jokes, which means it’s Christmas time. Oh no it doesn't!

By | 2019-10-09T18:48:15+00:00 October 10th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

The Champagne is flowing as staff celebrate working for a Shropshire firm with the golden touch. Pure Telecom in Shrewsbury has received the Investors in People (IIP) Gold Accreditation - going one step beyond its previous best of silver and making the company one of only 7% of IIP accredited organisations to achieve this award. The accreditation is based on