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!

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 […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Well this certainly looks like a night we don’t want to miss out on! The hit show The Full Monty is coming to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn in February 2017 but tickets are already on sale from today (May 31st) and look like they will sell out quickly. The ‘revealing’ hit stage show is based on the 1997 British film about six […]
by Rhea Alton
A line-up of Britain’s finest cars rolled into Shropshire today (Friday, May 27) for an exclusive event at a historic country hotel. It’s the first time luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce has brought its entire fleet of vehicles, including the newly launched convertible Dawn model, to the county. The impressive line-up was showcased at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel on […]
by Rhea Alton
Google offers standing desks as part of its employee-wellness program. That means that any employee looking out for his or her health can choose to work at a standing desk. Facebook has hundreds of employees using standing desks and says that standing tables keep the energy level high in the office. But it is not just the huge corporate companies […]
by Simon Alton
Sports coaches, schools and clubs in Shropshire will be honoured for their work at a new awards ceremony being held in the summer. The Ball Sports Awards and Appreciation Dinner, in association with Sport Oswestry, will take place on July 8 – and nominations are now open for potential winners. Organisers from Ball Sports Community Coaching say the awards have […]