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A week in the life of a PR consultant in flooded Shropshire

By | 2020-03-05T13:43:34+00:00 March 9th, 2020|Blog|

  What has the J&PR team been up to during recent times when businesses across Shropshire have been hit by floods? We’ve been rather busy unsurprisingly ... Communication is key You will have realised throughout the last few weeks communication has been vital. Whether you are the leader of Telford & Wrekin Council, a specialist from the Environment Agency, the

Comedian Geoff Norcott at Theatre Severn

By | 2020-03-05T10:50:19+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Blog, What's On|

Have you got your tickets yet? We are really excited about seeing comedian Geoff Norcott at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn later this month. His show, Taking Liberties, will take place on March 25 at 8pm. Winner of Best Comedy at the BBC Radio and Music Awards, Geoff is known for his blunt and honest comedy routine. He has appeared frequently on

University vs. Apprenticeship … what’s the best career option?

By | 2020-03-05T13:40:46+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Blog|

As National Careers Week comes to an end, our 20-year-old digital marketing apprentice, Sophie, gives us her thoughts on her journey into the world of PR. "Choosing the right career and the correct path to get there is often tough, and I’ve learned through experience that the most trodden path isn’t always the best for you. From a young age

Social Media & PR … DIY Style!

By | 2020-03-03T14:15:27+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Blog|

  On Valentine’s Day, Kirsty shared her love, and knowledge, of social media and Public Relations by running her DIY Social Media and PR course at Shropshire Chamber of Commerce. Of course, it was a full house … and in true Valentine’s style, it was loved by all! Not only was the course fully booked, but it was all women,

Thrilling night awaits at Theatre Severn

By | 2020-02-05T09:52:42+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Blog, What's On|

We are very much looking forward to a night on the edge of our seats in June when we go to see Dial M for Murder at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. The brand-new production of the classic thriller, based on Frederick Knott’s stage and screen play and made world-famous by Hitchcock’s iconic 1954 film, is directed by Anthony Banks. Television and

Shrewsbury nursery set to undergo transformation

By | 2020-01-05T07:02:05+00:00 January 5th, 2020|Blog, Business News, Education|

Juliet and her family A Shrewsbury nursery has revealed plans to transform its site and welcome a new face to overhaul its offerings in 2020. The Hollies site in Sutton Road is the former home of Shropshire’s county training services and the new home of Childcare at The Hollies. In 2020 the three-storey building, which dates back to

Hometyre signs up as latest ‘builder’

By | 2020-01-05T07:02:19+00:00 January 5th, 2020|Blog, Business News|

Andy Lawrence, of Hometyre, with Adam Siviter, of Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust. A national mobile tyre fitting company, which was founded in Shropshire almost 20 years ago, is the latest firm to get behind a £1m fundraising campaign in the county. Hometyre, which has provided tyre services across the county since 2003, has signed up to Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Shrewsbury’s dame talks to J&PR about all things panto

By | 2019-12-11T13:46:34+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

For those who have already seen Shrewsbury’s pantomime Aladdin at Theatre Severn, you’ll know just how incredible it is. For those who still have the experience to come, get ready for a magical performance! One of the stars of the show is Brad Fitt, who is celebrating his ninth year as director and Dame of Shrewsbury’s pantomime. “I did have one

Radio Shropshire’s Eric Smith tells us all the secrets of Shrewsbury’s pantomime

By | 2019-12-06T06:39:43+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

For Radio Shropshire’s Eric Smith, the Christmas period is the busiest time of the year. Not only does he wake up early for his breakfast show but by night, he treads the boards for Shrewsbury’s pantomime. We spoke to Eric about performing in his 17th pantomime - and why he loves it!  This year, Eric plays the Emperor of China

Panto season starts today at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-12-02T15:45:29+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Today is the day...and there’s certainly a big buzz around town. Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn celebrates its opening of the magical Arabian tale of Aladdin. The pantomime will run until Sunday, January 12 and tickets are selling very quickly, with 39,000 snapped up already. Beki Poole, marketing officer, said the theatre is on track for another record sell out year. She