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
Following the success of performing a month-long run to packed audiences at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, award winning writer, performer and comedian ROB AUTON embarks on a UK tour with The Sleep Show. Having explored the colour yellow in 2012’s The Yellow Show, the sky in 2013’s The Sky Show, faces in 2014’s The Face Show and water in 2015’s The Water Show, ROB has now turned his attention to […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Charities and schools are preparing to raise funds and showcase their musical talent at the first charity Christmas market to be held at a leading county department store. It is the first time that Alan Ward in Shrewsbury has hosted the event and has already seen a number of charities book their stalls at the event on December 3rd and […]
by Simon Alton
A Shropshire law firm has signed up to a scheme aimed at providing a safe haven for vulnerable people who feel threatened or have been the victim of crime. The Safe Places project is gathering pace in the county as more firms and organisations get together to help those most in need battle the problems they can be confronted with. […]
by Rhea Alton
Nominations for the annual Businesses for Children Awards, which honour Shropshire’s top businesses catering for children and young people, are due to close at the end of this month (October). Organisers today said there is still time for people to submit their top choices to recognise the efforts of businesses that work with children and young people and help to […]
by Simon Alton
A project which supports families of children with disabilities or additional needs is being expanded in Telford after securing more than £330,000 of lottery funding. The PODS (Parents Opening Doors) Parent Carer Forum provides a variety of support for families in the Telford & Wrekin area, and the funding boost will help create two new jobs as well as increasing […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire care company is raising money for Blood Cancer Awareness Month after its managing director was diagnosed with the disease. Steve Harris runs Sentinel Care Services, based at Stafford Park, Telford. He is battling Myelodysplasia, a blood cancer known as MDS, which causes a drop in your number of healthy blood cells. The care company is holding a fundraising […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A documentary film-maker will be hoping to reveal some of the answers surrounding a debilitating illness when the Shropshire ME Group stages its annual conference this month. The group was set up to help those people affected by ME – Myalgic Encephalopathy, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome. The annual conference will be held at Bayston Hill […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire company has pledged its support to an inaugural literary festival in the county. Shrewsbury Festival of Literature will take place throughout the town between November 25 and 27 and organisers have already announced a host of big names for the weekend. One of the highlights of the weekend will be the appearance of historical novelist Lindsey Davis and […]
by Simon Alton
A Shropshire taxi firm’s customers are enjoying a prizes bonanza worth hundreds of pounds as the company says thanks for backing a new service. The prize draw was put together by Go Carz, the county’s largest private hire firm, and celebrates the successful launch of a new app by the company aimed at improving service. The app makes it more […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A new cycling team set up in Shropshire is celebrating a successful first season after its members reached top positions in four different disciplines across the country. Rhino Velo Racing, a team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, is climbing high in a number of cycling league tables. Team member Matt Davies celebrated a double victory recently. On Saturday, […]