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
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 […]
by Rhea Alton
Caroline Lee could be Shropshire’s most experienced wedding coordinator with more than 3,500 weddings under her belt during her nearly 20-year career. The 40-year-old has just taken over as Senior Weddings and Events Planner at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa where her vast experience is helping brides and grooms across the county to plan their dream day. […]
by Rhea Alton
Pharmacies across Shropshire have helped rally support in the fight against Government plans to axe millions of pounds of funding to high street chemists. Staff at family-run business Lunts Pharmacies, which has sites in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, collected almost 3,000 signatures on the Support Your Local Pharmacy petition, which was presented to Downing Street yesterday (Tuesday, May 24). […]
by Rhea Alton
Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Shrewsbury this Sunday (May 29) for the return of a major cycle event. Excitement has been building all week ahead of the 2016 Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix with more than 250 riders – some as young as eight – signed up to take part in the race action. Race organiser […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Members of Telford’s oldest networking club will find out about the latest project to revive the borough’s high streets this month. (JUNE) Gary Halpin, of Good2Great, will be the guest speaker at Telford Business Club on June 14. Members and visitors will get to hear about Telford & Wrekin Council’s Pride In Your High Street Fund, which is funding a […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Next month’s Staffordshire County Show is proving to be a record breaker even before it opens. Organisers of the event at the Staffordshire County Showground, sponsored by South Staffordshire College, have reported record breaking levels of entries for livestock. Competitors for Boer goats have even boomed three fold after the category was introduced for the first time last year. Richard […]
by Simon Alton
More public funding should be available to help families fight for justice at inquests into the death of their loved ones, a Shropshire lawyer claimed today. Miranda Hill, of Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors, was speaking following the Hillsborough inquests and particularly Margaret Aspinall’s comment that it was disgraceful that the police’s legal fees at the original inquests were publicly funded while […]