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 Simon Alton
Business owners and managers are being invited to a free employment law update being held in Telford on October 6. The seminar is being organised by Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors, and delegates will have the opportunity to arrange a one-to-one meeting with an employment law specialist following the event. John Merry, head of employment at Lanyon Bowdler, said that the seminar […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire carer is celebrating winning two awards – one of which comes after she sang gospel songs to a very ill client in a bid to keep her calm after suffering a seizure. Vanessa Lewis, 26, has been recognised for her outstanding work for Sentinel Care Services, based at Stafford Park in Telford. She picked up the Star Carer […]
by Simon Alton
Leading Ludlow estate agents, Nock Deighton, have celebrated a double whammy at the company’s annual awards ceremony. The team at the Ludlow office were presented with the coveted ‘Top Office Shield’, and the Chairman’s Award for the Employee of the Year went to Ludlow’s senior negotiator, Debbie Perrott. As a company, Nock Deighton has experienced a particularly buoyant year and […]
by Simon Alton
A school in Shrewsbury is holding a series of free “stay and play” sessions for young children throughout the rest of this year. Prestfelde School, in London Road, is inviting parents to bring their children along to the fun sessions within the school’s nursery grounds, with the first one starting on Friday September 30. Emma Thelwell, head of Little Prestfelde, […]
by Simon Alton
A law firm in Shropshire is celebrating after 16 of its lawyers were recommended in a leading independent guide of the country’s top legal professionals. The Legal 500 UK is the leading independent guide to law firms across the country and ranks the best legal professionals in specialist areas of law based on independent research and interviews with solicitors and […]
by Simon Alton
Shrewsbury Town have announced a new signing – but you won’t be seeing the latest addition on the pitch at the Greenhous Meadow. Go Carz, Shropshire’s largest private hire firm, is getting behind the League One side as the official club taxi partner. The company’s managing director, Carl Wilday, said it was great news for the firm and hoped the […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A self storage company in Shrewsbury is calling on the kind hearted people of Shropshire to donate gifts for children, young carers and the elderly this Christmas. Storage King, situated on Battlefield Enterprise Park, which is Shropshire’s largest and longest-established self storage centre, will donate all the gifts collected to a number of local charities in the area. The appeal […]
by Simon Alton
A Shropshire school is “revolutionising” its boarding house by making it more flexible for pupils and parents. Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury has welcomed boarders since 1929, but changing times have seen the numbers of pupils living on site dwindle in recent years. Now the school is developing a fresh approach by making the boarding house an “extension of home” to […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire energy expert will be throwing open the doors of his Superhome to help others find out more about lowering their utility bills and becoming more environmentally-friendly. Claus Best is inviting residents to attend an open weekend at his home, Hay Tor in Pulley Lane, Bayston Hill, which costs him just £47 a month for gas and electricity. The […]
by Rhea Alton
A new cycling racing team set up in Shropshire is looking forward to welcoming future generations of racers following the huge success of Britain’s cyclists in Rio. Rhino Velo Racing, a team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, has had great success of its own this summer and managers Ben Lawrence and Chris Pook said the success of British […]