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 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 […]
by Rhea Alton
Liverpool poetry legend Roger McGough is set to take to the stage to bring his witty rhymes to Shrewsbury audiences. Described as the ‘patron saint of poetry’, McGough will be teaming up with performance poets LiTTLe MACHiNe for the 7.30pm show on Thursday, September 15, at Theatre Severn. He rose to fame when The Mersey Sound was published in 1967, […]
by Rhea Alton
Audiences in Telford have the chance to see brand new material from comedian Ross Noble as he warms up for his latest tour. The funny man will be taking to the stage at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place at 8pm on Thursday, September 22, and Friday, September 23, before heading out across the country with his brand new material. Planning […]
by Rhea Alton
A family-run IT company is helping AFC Telford United stay on top of its game when it comes to technology. Shrewsbury-based Network Support Solutions has become the club’s official supplier of IT services, helping it to keep up to speed with all of its administration particularly on match days and player transfer deadlines. The company, based at Shrewsbury Business Park, […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Charities across Shropshire are being given the chance to showcase their goods and raise vital cash 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 the company is now calling on charities to get in touch and book a […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire energy expert has praised the expansion of a firm building extremely low energy homes. Claus Best, director at Shrewsbury-based Smart Energy Services, has hailed the new developments of energy-efficient company PYC, which will see a purpose-built factory constructed in Welshpool where houses can be prefabricated off site. This will shorten build times and minimise delays and weather disruptions. […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Telford BMX club has seen a boom in youngsters taking to the track after hosting the British BMX Series in the county for the first time. Volunteers who run Wrekin Riders BMX Race Club in Dawley are now expecting an even bigger boom in numbers as Team GB BMX riders Liam Phillips and Kyle Evans take to the track […]