What's happening?

Shouting about things is our bag, so this is where you can find what our clients have been up to, what's happening in our beautiful county of Shropshire, Team J&PR updates - and, of course, our PR and social media advice and tips!

by Simon Alton
A Shropshire school is “revolutionising” its boarding house by making it more flexible for pupils and parents. Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury has welcomed boarders since 1929, but changing times have seen the numbers of pupils living on site dwindle in recent years. Now the school is developing a fresh approach by making the boarding house an “extension of home” to […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire energy expert will be throwing open the doors of his Superhome to help others find out more about lowering their utility bills and becoming more environmentally-friendly. Claus Best is inviting residents to attend an open weekend at his home, Hay Tor in Pulley Lane, Bayston Hill, which costs him just £47 a month for gas and electricity. The […]
by Rhea Alton
A new cycling racing team set up in Shropshire is looking forward to welcoming future generations of racers following the huge success of Britain’s cyclists in Rio. Rhino Velo Racing, a team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, has had great success of its own this summer and managers Ben Lawrence and Chris Pook said the success of British […]
by Rhea Alton
An extraordinary show of strength which saw a man pull his car along from his wheelchair helped raise £400 for a military charity. Glen Leversedge, one of the members of the Shrewsbury Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club, completed the spectacular event on a town side road as part of a barbecue held in aid of SSAFA. The day took […]
by Simon Alton
Visitors to a Shropshire countryside hotel are set to be served up afternoon tea with a difference – as they will be eating from platters designed to replicate an English garden. The Wroxeter Hotel has just launched its Garden Tea which features chocolate soil, flowers and many other ingredients laid out to mimic the great outdoors. The menu was inspired […]
by Simon Alton
A recruitment drive is under way at a new Telford restaurant which was taken over in a £400,000 deal. Four Corners World Buffet on Southwater has undergone a huge re-design in preparation for its grand opening night on Friday September 2. Sham Uddin and his wife Laura who have bought the restaurant and invested tens of thousands of pounds in […]
by Simon Alton
Two Shropshire women have found themselves working together again, several years after being colleagues at another firm. The pair, who are now working together at Alan Ward in Shrewsbury, have vast experience in the retail trade and lost touch when they finished working for fashion giant Monsoon. But they have been reunited after both successfully applied for separate job vacancies […]
by Rhea Alton
Liverpool poetry legend Roger McGough is set to take to the stage to bring his witty rhymes to Shrewsbury audiences. Described as the ‘patron saint of poetry’, McGough will be teaming up with performance poets LiTTLe MACHiNe for the 7.30pm show on Thursday, September 15, at Theatre Severn. He rose to fame when The Mersey Sound was published in 1967, […]
by Rhea Alton
Audiences in Telford have the chance to see brand new material from comedian Ross Noble as he warms up for his latest tour. The funny man will be taking to the stage at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place at 8pm on Thursday, September 22, and Friday, September 23, before heading out across the country with his brand new material. Planning […]
by Rhea Alton
A family-run IT company is helping AFC Telford United stay on top of its game when it comes to technology. Shrewsbury-based Network Support Solutions has become the club’s official supplier of IT services, helping it to keep up to speed with all of its administration particularly on match days and player transfer deadlines. The company, based at Shrewsbury Business Park, […]