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 Rebecca Dutton
Staff at a leading Telford nursery are celebrating the triple after gaining a third Outstanding Ofsted report in a row after judges told them they are “inspiring awe and wonder in children”. It means ABC Hoo at Preston-upon-the-Weald Moors has never dipped below the Outstanding ranking since opening its doors in August 2013. The nursery is one of four in […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Teenage cycling sensation Toby Barnes claimed the best result of his road career with an overall second place in the prestigious Tour of Sussex while ‘guesting’ for the Shropshire-based Holohan Coaching Race Team. Barnes, 18, an extremely talented cyclo-cross rider, was part of a strong four-man Holohan team, joining Chris Pook, Matthew Davies and Danny Smith in the five-stage event […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Thousands of visitors braved the wet and windy weather to enjoy another great year of blooms, gardening, cooking, musical acts, and a host of high adrenaline action as part of the 132nd Shrewsbury Flower Show. The Quarry welcomed people of all ages from across the country to the event held on Friday, and Saturday. As well as marquees overflowing with […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Children at a Telford BMX club are celebrating after winning the backing of a local Rotary Club which has donated a new clubhouse. The Rotary Club of Wellington members were left overwhelmed after hearing a presentation from volunteer Kirsty Smallman about the success of the club and the sessions it offers. The Rotarians, who meet weekly at the Buckatree Hall […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire based cycling team is celebrating after achieving excellent results in a multi day amateur event in Europe. Holohan Coaching Race Team, which is mentored and coached by former UCI professional Liam Holohan, has just returned from the Haute Route Dolomites – a three-day competitive event, featuring more than 250km of racing and over 8,000 metres of climbing in […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An annual national Art Exhibition at Ellesmere College has been hailed the best yet after a record number of people visited the event featuring more than 300 works of art from 70 acclaimed artists and sculptors. Now in its eighth year, more than 1,000 visitors were welcomed to the four-day exhibition, which included work by War Horse set designer Rae […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Armed Forces Day is less than a month away and our team of volunteers will once again be hitting the streets of Shrewsbury, raising vital funds to aid the work we do at SSAFA – and we need your help! The street collection is being organised by Sue Beighton and Brian Glendinning. It takes place on Saturday, June 29, in […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A World Heritage Site hotel is teaming up with other local enterprises in a bid to boost visitor numbers to the area. Staff at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge have created a series of packages to encourage visitors to the area and support local businesses. They want to work alongside firms in and around the town to offer […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Visitors to Shrewsbury Flower Show can be assured of a real whizz-bang finale this year with the news of a new company coming on board to put on the traditional fireworks display. The display has closed the Show for more than 100 years with thousands of people watching the spectacular on both nights. This year’s show will again take place […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Sisters at a Staffordshire school have appeared in a special production in London’s West End. Karina and Anaya Kular from St Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood, are part of the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts and took part in a production of Trouble’s a Brewin’ in Alberquirky at Her Majesty’s Theatre – the first time the local academy has appeared […]