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 Rhea Alton
Shrewsbury-based buying consortium Caradoc Medical Services is sponsoring networking events that support women in business across the region. The Bizmums Shropshire Big Networking event took place at The Valley Hotel in Ironbridge on January 20, with businesswomen from across the county gathering together for an extending networking opportunity, to increase their networking skills and to listen to inspirational speaker Olivia […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Bosses at Shropshire’s National Windscreens has invested in a £1million programme to meet the growing demand for state of the art sensor and calibration technology. John Smallman and James Morgan, who own National Windscreens’ fitting centres in Telford, Oswestry and Wolverhampton, have ordered the equipment which means their windscreen technicians will be able to carry out accurate calibration of the […]
by Dani Wozencroft
Shrewsbury Town players have become honorary members of a newly refurbished hotel leisure club and spa and have been using the venue to prepare for their FA Cup fourth round against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend. Shrewsbury Town Football Club manager Micky Mellon was invited to officially open the refurbished Inspiration Leisure Club and Orchid Rooms Spa at The Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton […]
by Rhea Alton
This January exercise has been featuring high on the agenda for thousands of people across Shropshire who have made new year’s resolutions to get fit. It’s thought that the average British adult will consume around 7,000 calories alone on Christmas Day – this is more than double the male recommended daily intake and triple for females. It’s really no surprise […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shifnal based web agency is helping to promote Shropshire businesses far and wide after playing a major role in redesigning a portfolio of regional news websites. Ascendancy Internet Marketing, on Victoria Road, recently relaunched the new-look Midlands Business News website and its sister titles East Midlands Business News and East of England Business News. The project, which resulted in […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire residents are being urged to start the new year by clearing their home of an any unused and out of date medicines. The appeal comes as many people across the county turn their attention to the post-Christmas declutter of their homes. Superintendent pharmacist Ian Swindell of family-owned Lunts Pharmacies, which has premises in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said: […]
by Rhea Alton
A former policeman who plans to swim, bike and run more than 140 gruelling miles in less than 20 hours to raise money for people living with cancer has kickstarted his training plan thanks to the help of a Shropshire chiropractor. Matthew McCann will take part in the Ironman Wales triathlon event on September 18 in Tenby to raise funds […]
by Rhea Alton
Shrewsbury Town players have become honorary members of a newly refurbished hotel leisure club and spa and have been using the venue to prepare for their FA Cup fourth round against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend. Shrewsbury Town Football Club manager Micky Mellon was invited to officially open the refurbished Inspiration Leisure Club and Orchid Rooms Spa at The Mercure Shrewsbury […]
by Rhea Alton
A growing Shropshire PR agency has marked its third anniversary with a move to bigger premises. J&PR Ltd, owned by directors Rhea Alton and Kirsty Smallman, expanded to a bigger office in the Glebe Centre in Wellington this month (January). It is one of just a handful of businesses to be located in the centre, owned by Telford’s Council for […]
by Simon Alton
A major conference looking into the journey from surviving a brain injury to rehabilitation and beyond is due to take place in Shropshire. The event is being organised by Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors and is open to everyone, particularly those people who have suffered a brain injury, their families and carers, as well as medical professionals, and anyone working in health, […]