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
A Shropshire businessman has spoken at the House of Lords about his work to support primary care services within the National Health Service at a time of increasing demands on its resources and funding. Peter Masters, business manager of Caradoc Medical Services, based at Longbow Close, Shrewsbury, was invited to speak at the reception on possible solutions to the many […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire company has received an award for its work to support a county consortium that saves thousands of pounds for GP practices and businesses across the UK. J&PR, based in Wellington, received the Support to Caradoc Award at a ceremony held at Shrewsbury Town’s Greenhous Meadow on June 30. The public relations consultancy works with Caradoc Medical Services, a […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Hundreds of children have graduated from four of Telford’s top nurseries as they get ready to start ‘big school’ in September. Graduation ceremonies were held at all four ABC Day Nursery sites in the borough to celebrate the successes and achievements of the pre-schoolers. Parents were invited to watch the children, as they each dressed in a ‘cap and gown’ […]
by Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
The story of The Small Faces has proved to be a sell-out sensation in London and now lucky Shrewsbury audiences will get to experience hit musical All or Nothing for themselves. The cast will take to the stage at Theatre Severn for three performances from Monday to Wednesday, September 19 to 21, at 7.30pm. Written by former Eastenders actress Carol […]
by Simon Alton
One of Telford’s Southwater restaurants will undergo a huge revamp as part of a £400,000 takeover deal, its new owners have revealed. Mimosa on Southwater has been bought by Sham Uddin and his wife Laura and will close to undergo a full re-design and re-open as a new restaurant – Four Corners World Buffet. The former owners of Mimosa sold the […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A Shropshire-based electrical company is celebrating 40 years working with businesses and customers across the county. Gra-Bern Electrical Contractors Ltd, based in Madeley, Telford, was set up in 1976 and one of its founding partners Bernard Bowen only recently retired in 2010. Director Graham Brown and his co-director wife Hilary now run the company with their team including technical manager […]
by Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
It can be hard thinking of new ways to entertain the kids and parties can be especially tricky to find inspiration for. But if your little one’s birthday is coming up soon then there’s no need to panic thanks to the revamped party packages on offer from Telford and Wrekin Leisure Services. There are a range of activities available at […]
by Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
A writer and director is proving Telford has talent by scooping a prestigious award. Paul Hendy’s latest work has been named best comedy drama at this year’s Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. Paul, who was born and raised in the town, rose to fame presenting shows including The Disney Club, Don’t Try This At Home and Wheel Of Fortune. He […]
by Simon Alton
More parents are seeking legal advice during a separation or divorce when a child is torn between two homes, a leading family law solicitor has claimed. Sue Hodgson, of Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors in Shropshire, said the recent high profile case of Guy Ritchie and Madonna’s son, Rocco, leaving his mother to live with his father in London, highlighted an increasingly […]
by Rhea Alton
Businesses from across the country raised £1,500 for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity at an annual event, hosted by a Shropshire company. Caradoc Medical Services, based in Shrewsbury, hosted their annual supplier day at Shrewsbury Town’s Greenhous Meadow on June 30. Caradoc is the sister company of the not-for-profit, out of hours provider Shropshire Doctors Co-operative (ShropDoc). Initially set up […]