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
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 […]
We are recruiting
13 Jun 2016
by Kirsty Smallman
PR Account Manager – Are you enthusiastic, confident, organised, flexible and able to work on multiple projects and want to join an award winning PR team? – Do you have social media management experience? – The role includes liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media, relationship building, coverage monitoring, client reports and meetings and event management. – […]
by Rhea Alton
Staff at a family-run group of pharmacies in Shropshire will be supporting people with diabetes this month by helping to educate the public about the condition. With 3.5 million in the UK diagnosed with diabetes Ian Swindell, Superintendent Pharmacist for Lunts Pharmacies, said it was important to raise greater awareness of the condition. From June 12 to June 18 staff […]
by Rebecca Dutton
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, is calling for volunteers to sign up to help man its stalls and help fundraise at the county’s major events this summer. SSAFA has stalls at the Shrewsbury Food Festival (25/26 June),  the Shrewsbury Flower Show (13 August) and will be fundraising at Sainsbury’s in Meole Brace (3 September) and is looking for Shropshire’s great […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire web design, development and marketing agency is marking the middle of 2016 with expansion and the addition of two new members to the team. Ascendancy Internet Marketing was founded 12 years ago and now has a team of nine working with businesses across the county and beyond. Following a number of major client wins towards the end of […]
by Simon Alton
A specialist team of medical professionals in Shropshire who help people deal with serious spinal injuries have been hailed as “life-changers” after being shortlisted for a national award. The Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries (MCSI), based at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry, is in the running for a Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) Rebuilding Lives Award. The […]
by Rebecca Dutton
If the dramatic photos released ahead of The Jazz Dance Company’s latest show are anything to go by, Unexpected Tales will be an exciting and exhilarating performance. Celebrating its 20th anniversary tour, the dance company will explore the dramatic shades of emotion conjured through fairy tales and folk stories at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on June 21 at 7.30pm. These are […]