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 Kirsty Smallman
Bosses at a newly-refurbished restaurant in Telford say they have had a “fantastic start” – serving 2,000 people in their first weekend alone. Four Corners World Buffet, in the Southwater complex, gives diners a spectacular choice of food from across four continents and recently underwent a revamp having taken over the site from Mimosa. Their grand opening weekend in September […]
by Simon Alton
Youngsters from a Shropshire school will be creating an interactive display for visitors depicting the Guy Fawkes story at a fireworks extravaganza in the county next week.The special feature will include mysterious attractions along walkways where people can discover hidden delights on their journey back through time.The Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury will host the bonfire and fireworks spectacular […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Everyone wants to go that extra mile when it comes to customer service but staff at one Shropshire hotel seem to be getting into a habit of literally going hundreds of extra miles!It has become a running joke that staff at The Buckatree Hall Hotel near Wellington are driving up and down the country for their customers.The most recent trip […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire hotel has continued its support of local sports and community initiatives by donating a new football kit to the Ercall Colts under-13s football team. Buckatree Hall Hotel in Wellington provided 16 kits overall and team coach Nick Guy said they were a huge boost for the players. Electrician and gas engineer Mr Guy, rom Donnington, said: “I coach […]
by Kirsty Smallman
The owners of a historic Shropshire hotel have invested hundreds of pounds in upgrading four of its bedrooms and now schools have been invited to have a go at naming them. The Best Western Valley Hotel is located in the heart of the Ironbridge World Heritage Site. The property itself is steeped in history having once been the family home […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire based window film company has taken its level of service to new heights after landing a contract to keep gym members cool. UK Tinting Solutions Ltd, based in Madeley, Telford, was called in by Anytime Fitness at Lawley to help reduce the temperatures for customers using its gym and to cut air conditioning costs. Duncan Richards, managing director of […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Companies across Shropshire are being ‘conned’ out of tens of thousands of pounds a year by a clicking scam, according to a Telford-based copying business. Adrian Casey, managing director of Unique Copiers Ltd in Telford, is calling on businesses, schools and councils to be more vigilant about what is known as the “triple click method”. The triple click method sees […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Nobody can help but smile when your son – grinning with his two front teeth missing – runs out of the theatre and into the arms of his nanny and asks “do you do naked yoga nanny?” Yes we’d been to Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury and watched the hilarious production of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny. I’m sure you’ve seen plenty […]
by Rhea Alton
A good laugh on a Sunday evening always takes away the end-of-the-weekend blues. We can’t wait to see Paul Foot on October 30 at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. After two years in the making, the comedian is back with his new Show ‘‘Tis a Pity She’s a Piglet.” Professor Ketchup and his camembert piglet join forces as Paul tackles the big […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Three riders from a top Shropshire cycling team have achieved huge success in the Masters Tour of Majorca – a Stage Race attracting talented amateur riders from all over Europe who have to be aged 30 plus. Representing Rhino Velo Racing, a team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, were Chris Pook, 33, of Shrewsbury-based estate agents Cooper Green […]