What's happening?

We are based in the lovely county of Shropshire and although we work with clients in a wide range of surrounding counties, and virtually with businesses across the UK, we love where we live and love to shout about it.

Shouting about things is really our bag so this is the page where we tell you what our clients have been up to, what's happening in Shropshire, what's happening with J&PR - and of course our advice and tips!

by Rebecca Dutton
A leading Shropshire company has secured a deal to sell a £3.8m commercial site in the North West of the country after beating off stiff competition from national agents. Bosses at Halls Commercial, based in Battlefield, Shrewsbury, say the sale of the Princes Limited site in Manchester it is one of the biggest the company has been involved with. Princes […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Students from Ellesmere College have taken 24 first place prizes at a Shropshire music competition. They dominated the popular Oswestry Music Festival with 16 first place positions for soloists and a further eight for ensembles. The festival, organised by Oswestry Town Council, showcases the best young musicians and gives them the chance to receive valuable feedback designed to support their […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire pharmacist has said local residents have shown a great respect for their own health after the number of people getting a flu vaccine increased by 20per cent this season – despite numbers remaining stagnant across the whole of Shropshire. Pharmacist Ian Swindell administered flu vaccinations at the family owned business in Hereford Road, Shrewsbury, and pharmacist Helen Grass […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An internationally renowned security company based in Shropshire is celebrating 35 years in business – and continues to go from strength to strength. Bulldog Security Products is now based in Much Wenlock but started life as a one-man band when company founder Ray Jordan created a caravan stabiliser in a shed at his home in Bridgnorth in 1984. The company […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Wolverhampton entertainer who has received rave reviews at home and abroad for her spectacular stage show has become the first solo female performer to win a coveted award – and it’s pure magic! Careena Fenton, who is now based in Tettenhall and is well known across Shropshire due to formerly living in Bridgnorth, was presented with the Tony Shelley […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire woman who only took up running six months ago is taking on the London Marathon to raise money for the local branch of the Armed Forces charity SSAFA. Alix Walker, 33, lives in Shawbury with husband Dave, an air traffic controller on his second posting at the local RAF base. She said it was important to her to […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A new traditional crafts workshop will feature at this year’s Staffordshire County Show for the first time, organisers have revealed. Children and adults will have the chance to take part in magic wand making and spoon carving – while sat on a wooden horse created by the professionals. The new opportunity has been added to the lineup for the half […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Fans of the ever-popular Shrewsbury Flower Show can now get their hands on tickets to this year’s extravaganza. Organisers of the historic event, which will take over The Quarry on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th August, are looking forward to another bumper year. Advance ticket sales for one day entry to the Show are available at a discounted rate until […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire pharmacist is urging patients to invest in cost saving initiatives after the cost of prescriptions increased on April 1. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Pontesbury and Craven Arms, said it could be a good time for residents across our county to sign up for a pre payment certificate. From the beginning of next month the cost […]
by Rebecca Dutton
The equestrian team at Ellesmere College are jumping for joy after a student won her class at a high profile qualifying competition. Harriet Otter competed in the NSEA County Qualifiers at the Inter School Show and won the Individual County Qualifier Class. The year 10 pupil and her horse Annie took first place against some stiff competition with a series […]