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 Rebecca Dutton
A Shrewsbury nursery has revealed plans to transform its site and welcome a new face to overhaul its offerings in 2020. The Hollies site in Sutton Road is the former home of Shropshire’s county training services and the new home of Childcare at The Hollies. In 2020 the three-storey building, which dates back to the 1860s, will be transformed into […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A national mobile tyre fitting company, which was founded in Shropshire almost 20 years ago, is the latest firm to get behind a £1m fundraising campaign in the county. Hometyre, which has provided tyre services across the county since 2003, has signed up to Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust’s (IGMT) 1,000 Builders campaign – part of the ongoing programme to secure funding […]
by Rebecca Dutton
For those who have already seen Shrewsbury’s pantomime Aladdin at Theatre Severn, you’ll know just how incredible it is. For those who still have the experience to come, get ready for a magical performance! One of the stars of the show is Brad Fitt, who is celebrating his ninth year as director and Dame of Shrewsbury’s pantomime. “I did have one […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Today is the day…and there’s certainly a big buzz around town. Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn celebrates its opening of the magical Arabian tale of Aladdin. The pantomime will run until Sunday, January 12 and tickets are selling very quickly, with 39,000 snapped up already. Beki Poole, marketing officer, said the theatre is on track for another record sell out year. She […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Career fairs provide excellent networking opportunities for everyone involved and help businesses connect with future generations … and here’s why we (and you should!) get involved … Recognition  – Shropshire Chamber Award After winning the Business and School Engagement Award at the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards this year for our work with schools and children, we continue to support […]
by Rebecca Dutton
It’s that time of year again! Panto time! This year Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn is showing the magical, Arabian tale of Aladdin. Last year saw a Box Office smash hit with Mother Goose when more than 42,000 people attended the show – and Aladdin looks set to be just as big a bit. The theatre has revealed that 80 per cent […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire hotel has launched its first full vegan menu following the success of its first all-vegan wedding. Staff at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge say feedback from the wedding was so positive a decision was taken to expand the vegan options available for diners. The wedding was held in July with the hotel working closely with the […]
by Rebecca Dutton
We love a bit of Elton here at J&PR and we can’t wait to head to The Place Telford to watch the debut of the new show ‘Forever Elton- The Greatest Hits’. We’ll be singing along to Yellow Brick Road, Crocodile Rock and Candle in the Wind on November 20 at 7.30pm. Performed by award winning film and classical composer, […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A couple born within minutes of each other celebrated their wedding at a Shropshire hotel on their 30th birthdays. Ben Ellis was born on October 5, 1989, at 6.30am and Célestine Onomo was born on the same date at 7.45am in France – just 15 minutes apart without the time difference! 27 years later the pair would meet on the […]