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
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 […]
by Rhea Alton
An extraordinary show of strength which saw a man pull his car along from his wheelchair helped raise £400 for a military charity. Glen Leversedge, one of the members of the Shrewsbury Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club, completed the spectacular event on a town side road as part of a barbecue held in aid of SSAFA. The day took […]
by Simon Alton
Visitors to a Shropshire countryside hotel are set to be served up afternoon tea with a difference – as they will be eating from platters designed to replicate an English garden. The Wroxeter Hotel has just launched its Garden Tea which features chocolate soil, flowers and many other ingredients laid out to mimic the great outdoors. The menu was inspired […]
by Simon Alton
A recruitment drive is under way at a new Telford restaurant which was taken over in a £400,000 deal. Four Corners World Buffet on Southwater has undergone a huge re-design in preparation for its grand opening night on Friday September 2. Sham Uddin and his wife Laura who have bought the restaurant and invested tens of thousands of pounds in […]
by Simon Alton
Two Shropshire women have found themselves working together again, several years after being colleagues at another firm. The pair, who are now working together at Alan Ward in Shrewsbury, have vast experience in the retail trade and lost touch when they finished working for fashion giant Monsoon. But they have been reunited after both successfully applied for separate job vacancies […]