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 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 […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire’s out-of-hours GP service has donated a potentially life-saving piece of equipment to the organisers of a community running event in Shrewsbury. Shropdoc has provided a defibrillator for the Shrewsbury parkrun, which sees up to 400 people of all ages and abilities running a 5km course in The Quarry every week. Emma Feely, patient liaison officer at Shropdoc, said: “We […]
by Kirsty Smallman
At the end of November J&PR were proud to support the inaugural Dyslexia Awards which were held at Enginuity in Ironbridge, by sponsoring the ‘Shining Star Award – Primary’. The ceremony was created by Eli Wilkinson, a dyslexia consultant, with the goal of raising awareness of dyslexia and breaking the stigma surrounding it. The event brought together people with dyslexia from […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Every year I say it and the following year I am proved wrong! Shrewsbury Theatre Severn’s panto always seems to be the best it possibly could be but Evolution Pantomimes owned by Dawley boy Paul Hendy and his wife Emily and producer and director Brad Fitt have done it again! A wonderful, talented, totally jaw dropping production of Cinderella. I […]
by Simon Alton
Telford’s high streets have been thrust into the spotlight as an example of how town centre traders can turn their fortunes around.Television cameras descended on Madeley and Wellington as part of a report on Small Business Saturday, and a successful business improvement project running across Telford.Business owners who have taken part in the Telford & Wrekin Council-funded Pride In Your […]
by Simon Alton
A Herefordshire law firm is holding a series of free clinics to answer queries on personal injury and clinical negligence issues.Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors will be holding the sessions over the next three Wednesdays – Christmas shopping nights – at their office on Offa Street, Hereford.Lucy Small, of Lanyon Bowdler, says the firm also offers free telephone screenings on any week […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Looks like there are going to be some flamboyant costumes at this year’s production of Cinderella at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. Have you spotted these two ugly sisters having a gossip out and about in Shrewsbury? Well we did and they certainly look like they are going to make life difficult for poor Cinderella. The formidable pair are played by panto […]
by Rebecca Dutton
An inspirational woman who won the BBC’s Young Apprentice and the Queen’s Young Leaders award will be the speaker at a Shropshire awards ceremony next year. Ashleigh Porter-Exley aims to prove to children that dreams can be achieved if you fight hard enough. She won the final series of the BBC1 show the Young Apprentice in 2012 and was recently […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Fluid Network Solutions are proud to be supporting Shrewsbury’s first literary festival which takes place throughout the town on November 25 and 27. During the festival there will be a range of different events showcasing the art of literature. The festival will celebrate fiction, poetry, story-telling and non-fiction from many well-known writers. The theme for the event is ‘telling the stories […]