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 Shropshire-based company that has decided to branch out and specialise in electric vehicle insurance is keeping business in the family after announcing the appointment of a new business development manager. Daniel West, the son of Nigel and Lisa West, owners of Fiveways Insurance Consultants Ltd in Newport, has taken on the role of business development for the firm’s new […]
by Simon Alton
Two inspirational Shropshire youngsters will be bringing down the curtain on another year of charity fundraising by organising a show for the children at Hope House Hospice the week before Christmas. Cameron and Kiya Price from Telford have been raising money for the hospice all year by doing bag packing and bucket donations. Cameron, 13, and Kiya, 11, of Malinslee, […]
by Simon Alton
A Shropshire care company is hosting a prize draw and bake sale to raise funds for a blood cancer charity. The event will be held on December 8 at Oakengates Cooperative Society, which has provided all of the ingredients for the bake sale, as well as a hamper for the draw. Sentinel Care Services in Telford, which is organising the […]
by Simon Alton
A new Shropshire wedding venue has been announced a winner in the prestigious Wedding Industry Awards at a glittering ceremony in Birmingham. Shropshire Farm Weddings scooped the title of ‘Best Newcomer’ in the regional awards and will now go on to the national award ceremony in London in January 2017. The awards recognise and reward excellence in the wedding industry […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire charity has praised the county’s Businesses for Children Awards for helping it raise its profile in the year since it won an award at the ceremony. The Harry Johnson Trust was declared the 2016 winner of the Children’s Charity Award, which recognises Shropshire charities helping to improve the lives of children and young people. Since then, Sally Johnson, […]
Oh yes its panto time
21 Nov 2016
by Rebecca Dutton
Yes it’s that time of year again – panto time! And who doesn’t love a good pantomime! This year’s production of the fairy-tale classic Cinderella at Theatre Severn already looks set to be another huge hit. And you may have seen these characters wandering around Shrewsbury with rehearsals now well underway before the opening night on November 30. The show […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire garage will be filled with the sound of music as a county orchestra featuring 30 musicians performs a live concert in their workshop. The Bridgnorth Sinfonia will perform a complimentary concert for an audience at David Dexters on November 20. The huge workshop on site at David Dexters, an independent garage based in Stanley Lane, Bridgnorth, provides the […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Successful businesses need to rely on other firms and trades in order to keep at the very top level of efficiency – and one Shropshire company is providing a service that many of its rivals would love to copy.
by Simon Alton
A firm on the Shropshire border has landed an exclusive deal as distributors for an international sports brand which kits out footballers at Swansea City, Villarreal and Sampdoria. Bosses at Sarah’s Embroidery, based in Penley, near Ellesmere, said they were delighted to secure the distribution rights for Joma sports gear, which is a respected worldwide brand. Sarah Kay, business manager […]
by Rhea Alton
The success of the Team GB gymnasts in Rio will create a new generation of youngsters wanting to emulate Olympic medallists, according to the chair of the Independent Schools Gymnastics Association. June Walden said youngsters in schools are spurred on by the achievements of double Olympic champion Max Whitlock, Louis Smith, Nile Wilson and Amy Tinkler. She said: “More children […]