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 pharmacist is urging patients to invest in cost saving initiatives after the cost of prescriptions increased on April 1. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Pontesbury and Craven Arms, said it could be a good time for residents across our county to sign up for a pre payment certificate. From the beginning of next month the cost […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Celebrations at a Shropshire telecommunications firm were continuing today after they scooped their third award in recent weeks. Pure Telecom, based in Shrewsbury, took to the stage at the Mobile News Awards ceremony in London to accept the B2B dealer (under 50 employees) award on Thursday night, which is considered one of the most prestigious industry related awards. They were […]
by Rebecca Dutton
 A Shropshire telecommunications firm has lifted two awards – recognising its ‘world-class customer support’. Pure Telecom, based in Shrewsbury, has won the O2 Customer Service and Digital Awards, marking the firm’s ‘extraordinary hard work and dedication over the past 12 months’. The news forms part of a double celebration for Pure with the company being shortlisted for two more national […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Kirsty Caldecott has joined the team at ABC Day Nursery as Lead Operations Manager for the Lightmoor setting. The nursery group, which marked its 26th anniversary in January, also has branches at Hoo in Preston-upon-the-Weald Moors, Hollinswood and Hadley Kirsty, 28, has an extensive background in childcare with previous positions at a children’s nursery in Wem, as well as being […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Shropshire-based telecommunications giant Pure Telecom has appointed a new Marketing Manager. Kate Oakley, 26, has extensive experience in marketing and joins Pure after working for two years as Marketing Executive at employee engagement expert Best Companies. Recently married Kate lives in Llansantffraid and says she was strongly attracted to Pure because of its strong reputation as a market leader and […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire wedding planner is celebrating her own silver anniversary working at an award winning World Heritage Site hotel. Lisa Snape, marketing and sales manager at the Best Western Valley Hotel, has overseen weddings at the family-run hotel for the last 25 years. She has organised hundreds of weddings – watching couples begin their married life together from the picturesque […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Bosses at a Shropshire architectural design studio are celebrating after scooping a second county design and conservation award. Craig Marston, founder and director of Ke-Design with offices in Oswestry and Shrewsbury won the award at the Shropshire Council Design and Conservation Award. This year’s awards saw Ke-Design receive a commendation in the Domestic Extension category, for a modern timber clad […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire networking club has presented a £6,000 cheque to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after raising money for the organisation with a Christmas raffle. Members of the Severn Business Network, which promotes business growth in and around Shropshire, raised enough money to save two lives in the area, equating to the cost of two helicopter flights. The donation was […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An independent family-owned Shropshire pharmacy group is looking to a bright future after celebrating a successful golden year. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and well as stores in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, looks to offer more services and serve more customers during 2019, after celebrating 50 years in business last year. Martin Lunt, managing director, looks to […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Shropshire independent garage David Dexters is in the running for a regional title in the national Federation of Small Businesses Awards. The Bridgnorth-based firm has been shortlisted in the Employer of the Year category in the FSB Businesses’ Celebrating Small Business awards 2019. The awards, now in their second year, aim to find the best and most innovative small, medium […]