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 caregiver with a Shropshire company has won a special award after only being with the firm six months. Grace Oakley joined Sentinel Care Services, based at Stafford Park in Telford, in June and has proved such a hit with customers and staff during her short time in the job that she has been voted as a Sentinel Star Award […]
by Rhea Alton
Funding from a £1.5 million innovation programme is being ploughed into health services in Shropshire and Mid Wales, it has been revealed. Shropdoc (Shropshire Doctors Co-Operative Ltd) and the Powys Teaching Health Board have been selected by the Health Foundation to be part of its Innovating for Improvement programme. The £75,000 funding will be used to support a new project, […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An annual awards ceremony supporting top county businesses which cater for children and young people is calling for sponsors. The Businesses for Children Awards, now in its fourth year, shines a light on the hard work undertaken by those working across the county to support children and young people. Organisers are looking for sponsors to support a variety of areas […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire pharmacist has highlighted the importance of the availability of epi-pens at its county branches after a pharmacist saved the life of a teenager in Ireland. The young woman suffers from a severe nut allergy and had descended into anaphylactic shock in the street. The pharmacist administered two life-saving adrenaline injections and the teenager was taken to hospital but […]
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 […]