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
The biggest Remembrance Day commemoration for several years is due to take place in Wellington as a group of volunteers celebrate two years of research ending in a published book. A project to identify and find out about all 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate has brought families together, linked generations and uncovered more about the town’s history. […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A week-long series of challenges has been unveiled as part of a Shrewsbury trampoline park’s support for The Harry Johnson Trust. The event will be the first since Jump In bosses announced they would be raising money for the charity, which supports local children affected by cancer. The charity was founded when seven-year-old Harry tragically passed away following a battle […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A leading Shropshire telecoms company is urging people to keep personal and business information separate and to ensure greater security to avoid the growing risk of cyber attack. The warning from Pure Telecom comes as an increasing number of people are opting for the convenience of working away from the office and using phones and tablets which may not be […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire entertainer is calling for help in putting on a ‘Zactastic’ show to raise funds as part of the £500,000 campaign to send little Zac Oliver to America for life-saving treatment. Paul Roberts, stage name Tom Wenlock, is arranging the show at The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge on Sunday, November 25 and is asking for people to […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An Ironbridge hotel has unveiled five new party options to help music lovers step back in time to celebrate Christmas. The Best Western Valley Hotel is set to host colleagues, friends and families throughout December with their new range of themed nights. As well as party games, quizzes, fancy dress party props and a three-course meal, the resident DJ will […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire business man has come first in the West Midlands Road Race League after a consistent 2018 season. Chris Pook, of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks, Shrewsbury, races for Rhino Velo Race Team, which he runs with Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers. Rhino Velo Race Team also came second overall in the league, just behind RST/Cycle […]
by Rebecca Dutton
‘I’m gonna live forever, I’m gonna learn how to fly.’ Ever since we heard that Fame the Musical will be coming to Shewsbury’s Theatre Severn, we haven’t been able to stop singing the songs in the J&PR office. Tickets are already selling out fast for the show, which will run from January 28 to February 2 – and we can’t wait! […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire pharmacist with 30 years experience in the industry is urging people to get their flu vaccine as soon as possible in case their stocks run out. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said people need to start thinking about ensuring they are protected as soon as they can. He said: “Our stock […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An extraordinary magical experience that has just gained rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe will appear before your very eyes at a prestigious festival in London over two nights. Phantasmagorical stars Miss Sylvia Sceptre, a time travelling magician who takes her audience back to Victorian England in a performance combining Magic and Mind Reading in a macabre and eerie tale […]
by Six Ticks Support
The face of a leading Shropshire charity which has been helping the community for almost 25 years is moving on to pastures new, safe in the knowledge that her pioneering project is in good hands. Jean Jarvis MBE founded The Furniture Scheme in Ludlow in 1994 as a way to reuse unwanted household items and provide the means for some […]