Chefs will cook up delicious ‘free-from’ foods at Shropshire Frestival

By | 2019-02-19T05:14:00+00:00 February 27th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Chefs Richard Fletcher, Lajina Leal and Chris Burt. A Shropshire festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies has lined up three top chefs for the event next May. Frestival 2019 will take place at the Greenhouse West Mid Showground on Saturday, May 18. Organisers are aiming to put on an event that allows people to

Shout about your Oswestry business digitally, creatively and socially.

By | 2019-02-20T14:03:34+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Blog, Digital PR, J&PR news|

Our team at J&PR has been hosting PR training courses for years and with the digital world the courses now include social media and blogs too! All of these link in very nicely with your brand (No not just your logo!). Get any one of these wrong and it can be detrimental - we want you to get it right

New face at Pure Telecom

By | 2019-02-20T05:31:37+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Shropshire-based telecommunications giant Pure Telecom has appointed a new Marketing Manager. Kate Oakley, 26, has extensive experience in marketing and joins Pure after working for two years as Marketing Executive at employee engagement expert Best Companies. Recently married Kate lives in Llansantffraid and says she was strongly attracted to Pure because of its strong reputation as a market leader and

Shropshire hotel manager celebrates silver anniversary

By | 2019-02-18T17:23:06+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Lisa Snape celebrates 25 years at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge. A Shropshire wedding planner is celebrating her own silver anniversary working at an award winning World Heritage Site hotel. Lisa Snape, marketing and sales manager at the Best Western Valley Hotel, has overseen weddings at the family-run hotel for the last 25 years. She has

County design firm wins for second time at Shropshire Design Awards

By | 2019-02-14T10:31:16+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Councillor Rob Macey, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development at Shropshire Council with Craig Marston, director of Ke-Design. Bosses at a Shropshire architectural design studio are celebrating after scooping a second county design and conservation award. Craig Marston, founder and director of Ke-Design with offices in Oswestry and Shrewsbury won the award at the Shropshire Council Design

Shropshire business network raises enough money to save two lives for the Midlands Air Ambulance

By | 2019-02-07T10:48:34+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire networking club has presented a £6,000 cheque to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after raising money for the organisation with a Christmas raffle. Members of the Severn Business Network, which promotes business growth in and around Shropshire, raised enough money to save two lives in the area, equating to the cost of two helicopter flights. The donation was

Mum who used food to help children’s chronic health conditions will speak at Frestival

By | 2019-02-06T11:10:07+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Claire McDonnell Liu is founder and nutrition advisor at, the Leicestershire based non-profit organisation she set up with her husband Justin. A woman who used food to help heal her two children’s drastic health problems will speak at a Shropshire festival that celebrates free-from foods and how to help those suffering with allergies. Frestival 2019 will take

Catch Stewart Francis’ farewell tour at Oakengates Theatre

By | 2019-02-05T16:45:42+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

It’s not often that a comedy show is tinged with sadness but stand-up legend Stewart Francis’ farewell tour might have you holding back the tears - and not just from laughter. The star of Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack will be performing his show Into the Punset as part of his farewell tour of the UK

Students from Denmark settle in at Shropshire school

By | 2019-02-03T08:36:29+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|Blog|

A group of 30 students and three teachers from a Danish School have made the most of a trip to see how education works in England. The students from Slotshaven Gymnasium in Holbæk, Denmark, have attended lessons, had lunch in the dining hall and heard a talk on the International Baccalaureate qualification at Ellesmere College. The 16 to 19-year-olds visited

Scouting for Girls heading to Shropshire this summer

By | 2019-01-30T16:53:45+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Organisers of Shrewsbury Flower Show are excited to announce they have signed up pop giants Scouting For Girls to appear at this year’s event. The London-based band have been recording and performing for more than 10 years, have had multiple number one hits and sold more than two million records. They will be headlining on the Saturday evening of the