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 Kirsty Smallman
Hundreds of job seekers from students to managers are set to turn out at a top Shropshire hotel recruitment evening as bosses prepare for the busy wedding and tourism season. The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge is looking to fill a number of roles and bosses hope the event, which runs from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday July 7, […]
by Kirsty Smallman
The great British weather is playing its usual tricks again – rain, thunderstorms, sunshine and everything else in between. But families who own a touring caravan or hire their own accommodation in the UK pretty much take it on the chin and as long as the wellies and waterproofs are packed it really makes no difference to the fun which […]
by Rhea Alton
Big changes are in store for an outstanding Telford nursery over the space of just three days. ABC Hadley is based within Hadley Learning Community but will move to a new area of the school site during the first weekend of July. Staff will be hard at work after the nursery shuts at 6pm on Friday July 1, to get […]
by Rhea Alton
Here at J&PR we’re committed to getting ourselves involved in the Shropshire community as much as possible, so we’re thrilled to announce we are one of the sponsors at this year’s Dyslexia Awards. We believe it’s vitally important for those with dyslexia – and the people who support them – to be recognised for the good work they do. There […]
by Simon Alton
A project in Shropshire aimed at helping students with their debating skills is looking for more mentors. More than 100 pupils have taken part in the Debate-Ed programme since it was set up less than a year ago. The project was launched by Holly Edwards, a trainee solicitor at Lanyon Bowdler, and she is now calling on more sixth form […]
by Rhea Alton
A showroom displaying handmade home accessories which have been crafted by a Shropshire businesswoman from designer fabrics will open to the public again next month. Sarah Cavendish, owner of The Loft at More Hall near Much Wenlock, will throw open the showroom doors on Thursday, June 30, between 10am and 2.30pm. She is also planning another sale on Thursday, September […]
by Rebecca Dutton
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has held a special event hosted by the organisation’s county patron the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire Sir Algernon Heber-Percy at his ancestral home. The evening reception took place in the tea rooms at Hodnet Hall, Market Drayton, to thank the busy team of volunteers, which keeps the Shropshire branch running, for its hard work. The […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire man Robert Simpson will be hoping the unpredictable weather leans towards a sunny day next Monday – as he marries his bride-to-be in one of the first outdoor weddings of the season. Robert John Simpson (known as Bob), 62, from Shrewsbury, and his bride to be Zenaida Calderon (known as Nida), 60, from London, will marry in a civil […]
by Rhea Alton
Nursery children in Telford are preparing for the great big bug hunt. Those attending ABC Day Nursery sites across the borough have been very busy in the run up to National Insect Week, which runs from June 20 to 26, by learning all about the life-cycle of a butterfly. The initiative, organised by the Royal Entomological Society, aims to encourage […]
by Simon Alton
Extra workshops are being arranged in Telford to meet demand from town centre traders keen to get involved with a programme to help boost their business. The workshops are being funded through Telford & Wrekin Council’s Pride In Your High Street Fund, and organisers say they are delighted by the reaction from traders so far. The first sessions have been […]