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
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 […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire company will be supplying a national firm with bespoke security barriers as the firm expands its portfolio further. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, is supplying anti-ram barriers to Essex-based Bison Security Posts – a company that specialises in selling quality products to trade and private customers. Ian Jordan, managing director of Bulldog, said: “We work with […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Wow! These two girls from Wrekin Riders BMX Race Club are amazing! Chelsey Barnett, aged 11, and nine-year-old Erin Marsh both brought home British titles after racing against the best riders in the country at the British BMX Championships in Blackpool. J&PR is a very proud sponsor of the Wrekin Riders and we’re delighted we can support the voluntary-run club. […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A new face has joined the team at a popular Ironbridge hotel, bringing with her a wealth of experience and a first-class degree. Paige Wellings-Kendall has taken up the role of food and beverage supervisor at The Best Western Valley Hotel, having previously worked in various hospitality roles. She was born and brought up in Telford, and began her customer […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Bosses at a Shropshire trampoline park today launched a voucher scheme to give children the chance to win a free school trip. Jump In Shrewsbury has launched its school scheme which will see bouncers collect a voucher to be handed in at their school or nursery. The class will be able to collect discount vouchers each time they attend a […]