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 Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
Star of Strictly Come Dancing Pasha Kovalev is set to step onto a stage near you with children from a Telford dance school. His brand new show Let’s Dance The Night Away comes to Theatre Severn at 7.30pm on Monday, April 17. And it pays to book early – anyone buying their tickets before New Year’s Eve (December 31) will be […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire cycling team, which has gone from strength to strength in its first racing season, is expanding with several new members ready for competing in 2017. Rhino Velo Racing, an amateur team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, is celebrating a successful first year of racing. The majority of the team’s riders have achieved their season goals and […]
by Simon Alton
Christmas is coming and Theatre Severn has an extra treat in store for families with Santa’s New Sleigh showing in the run-up to the big day. It’s a smaller scale production than Cinderella, the panto which is drawing the crowds over the festive season, but the Walker Theatre offers a more intimate occasion with fantastic audience participation. Dibs and Sprocket […]
by Simon Alton
A group of students from a Shropshire school have appeared in “court” in front of a retired top county judge to find out exactly how a trial is conducted. The mock trial was arranged to give prospective law students an insight into what they need to do to develop their skills in their chosen career. Students were able to get […]
by Simon Alton
The chairman of a Shropshire school’s board of governors is retiring at Christmas after 15 years on the board. Brian Newman was appointed to the board at Prestfelde School, in Shrewsbury, in 2001 and in 2010 succeeded as Chairman, or Custos as it is known in the Woodard family of schools, of which Prestfelde is one. It will be the […]
by Kirsty Smallman
The first Charity Christmas Market to be held at a county furniture store has been hailed as a success and will become an annual event. The two-day event hosted solely for charitable organisations was held at Alan Ward in Shrewsbury. A total of 20 charities set up their stands and sold their Christmas gifts and cards or offered an activity […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire’s out-of-hours GP service has donated a potentially life-saving piece of equipment to the organisers of a community running event in Shrewsbury. Shropdoc has provided a defibrillator for the Shrewsbury parkrun, which sees up to 400 people of all ages and abilities running a 5km course in The Quarry every week. Emma Feely, patient liaison officer at Shropdoc, said: “We […]
by Kirsty Smallman
At the end of November J&PR were proud to support the inaugural Dyslexia Awards which were held at Enginuity in Ironbridge, by sponsoring the ‘Shining Star Award – Primary’. The ceremony was created by Eli Wilkinson, a dyslexia consultant, with the goal of raising awareness of dyslexia and breaking the stigma surrounding it. The event brought together people with dyslexia from […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Every year I say it and the following year I am proved wrong! Shrewsbury Theatre Severn’s panto always seems to be the best it possibly could be but Evolution Pantomimes owned by Dawley boy Paul Hendy and his wife Emily and producer and director Brad Fitt have done it again! A wonderful, talented, totally jaw dropping production of Cinderella. I […]