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 12-acre commercial development could become the “gateway” to a North Shropshire town, commercial agents said today. The £1.2m prime commercial development land between Heath Road and the A41/A49 on the outskirts of Whitchurch is a fantastic opportunity for the town, according to James Evans, from Halls Commercial in Shrewsbury. The site is allocated as employment land, suitable for a […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An experienced childcare practitioner is celebrating promotion at a Telford nursery after scooping a managerial role for the childcare group. Lucy Shaw, who started working as a nursery nurse 17 years ago, has been given the role of area manager at ABC Day Nursery. The outstanding Telford nursery chain has branches in Hollinswood, Hoo at Preston upon the Weald Moors, […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire student scooped a sponsorship boost after impressing architectural design bosses during an impressive work experience placement. Caitlin Morgan, 16, from Grinshill near Shrewsbury, is a student at Thomas Adams School, Wem, and has her heart set on a career in architecture. She told Craig Marston, director of Ke-design about her plans to travel to Peru on a scheme […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Two students in Tanzania are getting their education paid for – thanks to parents at a Shropshire school. Ellesmere College Parents Society (ECPS) has committed to sponsoring Lomnyaki Ezekiel Laibunye and Estomil Issaya Lekundayo to the sum of  £125 a year throughout their six year senior schooling in the African nation. ECPS have made a donation to the Monduli Green […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A former county High Sheriff has been appointed president of the charity behind Shrewsbury’s successful flower show. Richard Burbidge, who has been appointed the president of Shropshire Horticultural Society, was named High Sheriff of Shropshire in 2011 having been appointed Deputy Lieutenant in 2007, and was awarded an OBE for services to industry and the community in 2004. Mr Burbidge […]
by Rebecca Dutton
As part of the 110th anniversary celebrations, Newport Show local inspirational people will be rewarded for their hard work and dedication to the community. Organisers are appealing for nominations of people who could be a VIP who deserves a special day out in the spotlight at this year’s event. Each person chosen as a VIP will win a ticket to […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Telford-based nursery chain has become the first business in Shropshire to win a national accreditation for the back to basics approach. The Curiosity Approach to pre-school education was adopted by bosses at ABC Day Nursery in Lightmoor a year ago and this week received the news their hard work had paid off to be officially accredited. The nursery chain […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A group of Shropshire students have travelled to Manchester to deliver vital supplies for homeless people. Six dedicated volunteers from Ellesmere College Sixth Form travelled to St Anselm Hall at the University of Manchester to deliver over 1,000 items donated by students, parents and staff. The initiative was organised by teacher of Chemistry and Assistant Housemaster at Ellesmere College, Martin […]
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 […]