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 Simon Alton
Dozens of students came together for a debating competition as part of a new project set up by a trainee solicitor at a Shropshire law firm. Holly Edwards, who works at Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors, created the Debate-Ed programme for sixth form students to mentor school pupils to develop their debating and presenting skills. The competition took place at Shrewsbury Sixth […]
by Simon Alton
More than 200 people from charities, health, and social care organisations joined legal specialists and families at a conference in Shropshire to discuss how brain injuries affect people’s lives. The conference, called Surviving Brain Injury: The Journey, was organised by brain injury specialists Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors and took place at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury. Among the speakers were medical professionals […]
by Rhea Alton
A major project to update and rejuvenate a historic country hotel on the outskirts of Shrewsbury is now complete. Peter Cashman, owner of the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa, has injected significant amounts on investment into the 18th Century manor house  since acquiring it in November 2014. The ambitious project has included a complete refurbishment of the hotel’s […]
by Simon Alton
A Shropshire law firm is expanding its corporate and commercial team in recognition of the county’s growing business economy. Edward Burrell has joined Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors, which has offices across Shropshire, as a specialist in the corporate and commercial team. Qualifying as a solicitor in 2010, Edward has particular expertise in transactional work, including buying and selling companies and employee […]
by Rhea Alton
Two members of staff at a family-run pharmacy in Shropshire are celebrating after clocking up 40 years of service between them. Both Mandy Price, 49, and Mary Lewis, 58, are marking 20 years at Lunts Pharmacies in Craven Arms. And, across all four of its pharmacy sites in Shropshire, Lunts staff are celebrating a combined service of almost 200 years. […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire’s businesses for children have been honoured at a glittering award ceremony and the J&PR team are extremely proud to have once again shown their support for the event. In its third year, the 2016 Businesses for Children Awards ceremony, held at the Park Inn Hotel in Telford, was bigger and better than ever – with jazz music, dancing and black tie glamour. First […]
by Dani Wozencroft
As well as working at J&PR I also work at a college teaching journalism, so the school holidays are always a chance for me to catch up with clients I haven’t seen in a while or get ahead on some of my accounts. I often forget it’s also a chance for a holiday – but this Easter I thought I’d […]
by Simon Alton
A Shropshire-based taxi firm is creating more new jobs at it continues to expand its service. Go Carz, which has more than 800 cars across Shropshire and the Midlands, is looking for new recruits at its call centre in Shrewsbury. Bosses at the private hire firm say a continued rise in demand for taxis means more staff are needed to […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire mum is giving up her time this Easter holidays to help children across the county prepare for their SATs tests.. Adele Conlon, mum to eight-year-old Finn and owner of family-run tutoring business Shropshire Tutor, will hold two Easter SATs Busting sessions over the school holidays. Miss Conlon, who set up her tutoring business three years ago and has […]
by Kirsty Smallman
A new “flexible space” has been launched at Shropshire’s largest independent furniture store after the company warehouse was moved to their second site in the county. Alan Ward in Shrewsbury previously held stock at the store on Ennerdale Road but recently moved the warehouse to a purpose built distribution centre on Battlefield Enterprise Park. Carl Johnson, managing director of Alan […]