What's happening?

Shouting about things is our bag, so this is where you can find what our clients have been up to, what's happening in our beautiful county of Shropshire, Team J&PR updates - and, of course, our PR and social media advice and tips!

by Rhea Alton
Summer is always a busy time for me as the press officer for a number of shows, events and the Shropshire County Showground, and the August Bank Holiday is no exception….although it is a little different. Rather than promoting the event in a bid to attract hundreds of visitors I am looking to get people to stay at home for […]
Modern Journalism
06 Jul 2011
by Rhea Alton
When I first saw a journalist sitting in a council meeting with a tiny laptop I was shocked. A computer is not the tool of a reporter, a hack, an investigator……it is, and always has been, a pen (or pencil should it be raining) and a pad/journal/jotter etc I knew times ‘were a changing’ but I didn’t want them to, […]
Crown Court
06 Jul 2011
by Rhea Alton
Covering a crown court is one of the really interesting aspects of the life of a local reporter. It is the place where you come face to face with murderers, rapists, abusers and many more, and watch as public justice unfolds. Covering a trial has its interesting – and dull – moments but for me, particularly this week, I have […]