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 Sophie Coombs
The wonderful Fliss from J&PR has written a poem about the current situation. It’s so beautiful that we just had to share: Together, Two Metres Apart It arrived, quietly, in the blink of an eye Swirling lives round like a Van Gogh sky A new world with fighting for toilet roll Where stores hired staff for crowd control But the […]
by Sophie Coombs
We are very much in unknown territory with the COVID-19 outbreak, with businesses closing their doors temporarily or drastically changing their working days to prioritise the safety of their staff.  With the general public being advised to stay indoors by the government, many companies have dropped their current marketing campaigns until normality is resumed. The key question we have been […]
by Sophie Coombs
  How do you feel about reading or watching the news at the moment?  Want to see enough about the spread of coronavirus and its implications to understand what’s happening – but, for your own sanity, balance the often hard-to-hear reports with news of how people are battling it with kindness, courage and humour – those stories that restore your […]
by Sophie Coombs
By Digital Marketing Apprentice Sophie Coombs   It has most definitely been an odd and challenging time for all of us over the past few weeks.  We are sure that in weeks, months and years to come we will have learned a lot from the Coronavirus pandemic, but one thing many of our clients learned (almost instantly) was that internal […]
by Kirsty Smallman
In March we wrote about comedian Geoff Norcott visiting Shrewsbury for his Taking Liberties tour. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has caused a number of cancellations and rearrangements of plans, including Geoff’s performance which was due to be on March 25th.  But the team at Theatre Severn has been working hard to reschedule all of your favourite shows to ensure you can […]
by Kirsty Smallman
For those who know me will be shocked at this next sentence. I took 45 minutes out of my day to relax, stop still and switch my mind off! (Little did I know we would all have plenty of opportunity to do this in lock-down in the weeks following my visit to Shropshire Floats!) A 30 minute drive to Myddle […]
by Jan Minihane
What has the J&PR team been up to during recent times when businesses across Shropshire have been hit by floods? We’ve been rather busy unsurprisingly … Communication is key You will have realised throughout the last few weeks communication has been vital. Whether you are the leader of Telford & Wrekin Council, a specialist from the Environment Agency, the […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Have you got your tickets yet? We are really excited about seeing comedian Geoff Norcott at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn later this month. His show, Taking Liberties, will take place on March 25 at 8pm. Winner of Best Comedy at the BBC Radio and Music Awards, Geoff is known for his blunt and honest comedy routine. He has appeared frequently on […]
by Jan Minihane
As National Careers Week comes to an end, our 20-year-old digital marketing apprentice, Sophie, gives us her thoughts on her journey into the world of PR. “Choosing the right career and the correct path to get there is often tough, and I’ve learned through experience that the most trodden path isn’t always the best for you. From a young age […]
by Jan Minihane
On Valentine’s Day, Kirsty shared her love, and knowledge, of social media and Public Relations by running her DIY Social Media and PR course at Shropshire Chamber of Commerce. Of course, it was a full house … and in true Valentine’s style, it was loved by all! Not only was the course fully booked, but it was all women, […]