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 Shropshire retail warehouse which has an estimated 10 million vehicles drive past it each year has been snapped up within hours of going on the market for £1million. The warehouse fronts onto the Mile End Roundabout in Oswestry, one of the busiest junctions in the county, where the A5 and A483 come together and extends over a sizable site. […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Chelsea Flower Show winner Chris Beardshaw will be looking for designers to follow in his footsteps when he judges the gardens at Shrewsbury Flower Show this summer. Garden designer Beardshaw won the prestigious Best Show Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show and is one of a number of award winners from the event who will be heading to The […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire company is warning people to toughen up their shed security following an increase in raids over recent months. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, says it has seen a rise in the number of people asking for help in upgrading basic security in a bid to combat thieves who are hitting ‘soft option targets’. Ian Jordan, Bulldog’s managing director, said […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A leading Shropshire telecoms company has welcomed news of partner O2 replacing rival EE as the most reliable network in a survey carried out across 32 UK towns and cities. O2 came out on top of the research carried out by Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) which conducted almost one million individual tests between November and February. The survey found O2 […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Photo credit David Perry An inaugural Shropshire road race named in honour of a well-known and highly respected cyclist has been won by local racer Ollie Hayward. The Mike Jones Trophy Road Race was hosted by Shrewsbury based Rhino Velo Race Team run by Chris Pook, of estate agent Cooper Green Pooks, and Ben Lawrence, of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An established commercial estate with workshops, commercial business space and offices which went on the market in Shropshire with an asking price in excess of £1.2m, has gone under offer in under a week. The Farriers, at Annscroft, near Shrewsbury, is currently arranged as 16 separate units with the potential for further development and is up for sale through Halls […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An Ironbridge hotel on the banks of the River Severn is opening its doors to hundreds of couples hoping to marry or celebrate their big day at the World Heritage Site. The wedding fayre day at The Best Western Valley Hotel takes place on Sunday July 15th, from 11am to 3pm. The day will give couples the chance to find […]
by Dani Wozencroft
The Head of Modern Languages at a leading Shropshire college has been shortlisted for the final of a prestigious international essay writing competition. Christina Westwood, of Ellesmere College, is one of just five finalists in the Asia Literary Review competition, open to candidates of any nationality and from any country. The competition concentrates on a selection of three short stories […]