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 care company in Shropshire has announced its ‘Carer of the Year’ who has received an award and a cash prize of £250.Vanessa Lewis has worked for Sentinel Care Services in Telford for just over a year and bosses said she was the overwhelming choice for the award.Sentinel, which provides care services across Shropshire and Staffordshire, highlights a member of […]
by Six Ticks Support
A pair of taxi drivers in Shropshire are spreading Christmas cheer by distributing food and blankets to homeless people in Shrewsbury and Telford.Andre Nicholls and Ivor Jones, who work for Go Carz, came up with the idea after seeing people sleeping on the streets while driving their taxis late at night.They asked their manager at Go Carz if they could […]
by Simon Alton
A care company based in Hereford has been hitting the streets to tell people about its new name and services. Kemble Care has rebranded as Kemble at Home and staff have been talking to shoppers at the Old Market in Hereford city centre about what the new name means. Jenny Jones, managing director of Kemble’s visiting services, said the company […]
by Simon Alton
There’s a new name on Shropshire’s high streets after a county-based charity opened its first ever set of shops. The Rural Charity is a new arm of the Shropshire and West Midlands Agricultural Society, and has opened furniture and household shops in Shrewsbury, Wem and Oswestry. The shops were formerly operated by Relate and closed when the Shropshire branch of […]
by Harriet Ernstsons-Evans
Star of Strictly Come Dancing Pasha Kovalev is set to step onto a stage near you with children from a Telford dance school. His brand new show Let’s Dance The Night Away comes to Theatre Severn at 7.30pm on Monday, April 17. And it pays to book early – anyone buying their tickets before New Year’s Eve (December 31) will be […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire cycling team, which has gone from strength to strength in its first racing season, is expanding with several new members ready for competing in 2017. Rhino Velo Racing, an amateur team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, is celebrating a successful first year of racing. The majority of the team’s riders have achieved their season goals and […]
by Simon Alton
Christmas is coming and Theatre Severn has an extra treat in store for families with Santa’s New Sleigh showing in the run-up to the big day. It’s a smaller scale production than Cinderella, the panto which is drawing the crowds over the festive season, but the Walker Theatre offers a more intimate occasion with fantastic audience participation. Dibs and Sprocket […]
by Simon Alton
A group of students from a Shropshire school have appeared in “court” in front of a retired top county judge to find out exactly how a trial is conducted. The mock trial was arranged to give prospective law students an insight into what they need to do to develop their skills in their chosen career. Students were able to get […]
by Simon Alton
The chairman of a Shropshire school’s board of governors is retiring at Christmas after 15 years on the board. Brian Newman was appointed to the board at Prestfelde School, in Shrewsbury, in 2001 and in 2010 succeeded as Chairman, or Custos as it is known in the Woodard family of schools, of which Prestfelde is one. It will be the […]
by Kirsty Smallman
The first Charity Christmas Market to be held at a county furniture store has been hailed as a success and will become an annual event. The two-day event hosted solely for charitable organisations was held at Alan Ward in Shrewsbury. A total of 20 charities set up their stands and sold their Christmas gifts and cards or offered an activity […]