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 Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
It can be hard thinking of new ways to entertain the kids and parties can be especially tricky to find inspiration for. But if your little one’s birthday is coming up soon then there’s no need to panic thanks to the revamped party packages on offer from Telford and Wrekin Leisure Services. There are a range of activities available at […]
by Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
A writer and director is proving Telford has talent by scooping a prestigious award. Paul Hendy’s latest work has been named best comedy drama at this year’s Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. Paul, who was born and raised in the town, rose to fame presenting shows including The Disney Club, Don’t Try This At Home and Wheel Of Fortune. He […]
by Simon Alton
More parents are seeking legal advice during a separation or divorce when a child is torn between two homes, a leading family law solicitor has claimed. Sue Hodgson, of Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors in Shropshire, said the recent high profile case of Guy Ritchie and Madonna’s son, Rocco, leaving his mother to live with his father in London, highlighted an increasingly […]
by Rhea Alton
Businesses from across the country raised £1,500 for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity at an annual event, hosted by a Shropshire company. Caradoc Medical Services, based in Shrewsbury, hosted their annual supplier day at Shrewsbury Town’s Greenhous Meadow on June 30. Caradoc is the sister company of the not-for-profit, out of hours provider Shropshire Doctors Co-operative (ShropDoc). Initially set up […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Parents and staff at a leading Telford nursery have welcomed a familiar face into a new role. Vicky Savage has worked for ABC Day Nursery since 2010 and has now been promoted to Manager of their Lightmoor site. She said: “I am thrilled to be taking over as manager and look forward to continuing to provide high-quality childcare and developing […]
by Rhea Alton
Improving the energy efficiency of a home could see its value increase, says a Shropshire businessman. The latest research shows a huge growth in the number of would-be buyers or renters who want to know how eco-friendly a house is before they sign on the dotted line. And Claus Best, who runs Smart Energy Services in Bayston Hill, is well […]
by Rhea Alton
A learning support assistant at a Wolverhampton school has been inspired to become a teacher after working alongside students while studying herself. Jessica Gray, 28, of Merridale, Wolverhampton, spent four and a half years studying for a PhD at the University of Leeds. And for the past year and a half she has done this while working at Smestow School […]
by Simon Alton
A trainee programme at a professional law firm in Shropshire is flourishing, with managers pledging to continue their commitment to developing talent. The latest trainee solicitor to join Lanyon Bowdler is Lucy Todd, who is currently based in the commercial property department but will gain experience across all of the firm’s specialist areas during her contract. Lucy read Law and […]
by Kirsty Smallman
As a child we headed to Devon and Cornwall and the first few years as touring caravan owners my husband and I have also travelled in the same direction. But what we have quickly realised with two young sons who are competing in BMX racing at National level you go where the BMX racing takes you! So in just three […]