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
People across the UK are being encouraged to hold street parties later this year to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday. And a licensing expert at a law firm in Shropshire says the age of health and safety rules being a barrier to people organising their own festivities is a thing of the past. The Queen’s official 90th birthday is being […]
by Simon Alton
A self-storage unit in Telford has become a training base for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service for the second time as part of a burgeoning partnership. The Space Place in Stafford Park was turned into a disaster zone for the most recent training exercise, with firefighters donning breathing apparatus to clear up a hazardous material spill. Staff at The Space […]
by Dani Wozencroft
A Shropshire school is appealing for donations of wheelchairs after a group of students had a ‘wheelie’ good time at a wheelchair basketball competition. Teachers at Thomas Adams School, Wem, gave some keen students the opportunity to take part in the Inclusive Zone Wheelchair Basketball (IZB) competition at Shrewsbury Sports Village this month (Feb 3). But the students – who […]
by Rhea Alton
A Powys urgent response service has been named as the 2015 winner of the Steve Hugh Award. The award is given annually by urgent care organisation Shropdoc in memory of Dr Steve Hugh, who was medical director of the organisation in the early years of the service. The Powys Urgent Response Service at Home (PURSH) was this month (February) announced […]
by Rhea Alton
Business owners and employees in Shropshire have the chance to brush up on their presentation skills at a training course in the county town next month. A Presentation Skills Training workshop will be held at the Caradoc conference centre in Shrewsbury on March 8 from 9.30am to 1pm. The session is designed for individuals who need to make professional presentations […]
by Dani Wozencroft
A butcher in Telford has expanded the range of alternative meats it offers after a surge in customers over Christmas. Bosses at G. N. Badley & Sons, in Gibbons Road, Trench, has introduced python fillet, frog’s legs and goat to the range after ostrich proved a popular choice for the festive season. Senior butcher Lee Evans said: “We have offered […]
by Rebecca Dutton
It’s always exciting to try something new…and Bridging the Void at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn next month certainly sounds an intriguing production. During the performance by Experiential, an unusual UK dance company, the audience is free to move around the Walker Theatre and it is a standing event – very unique for a dance performance at any venue. Theatre Severn is […]
by Rhea Alton
By Rebecca Dutton We’ve been singing the theme tune to Peppa Pig ever since we got home! My little boy, who turned four today (Thurs) and I had a fantastic time at Peppa Pig’s Surprise at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. I nearly cried watching his face as he sat spell bound by what was happening on stage. He joined in all […]
by Rhea Alton
Staff at a Shropshire nursery are to undergo maths training to help them deliver fun and engaging sessions to children ahead of them starting school. All 60 employees at the ABC Day Nursery chain in Telford have already undergone specialist training in letters and sounds. The maths training will be conducted by Adele Conlon, owner of Shropshire Tutor, which already […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire businesswoman is supporting a junior football team’s bid for victory after becoming an official sponsor. Adele Conlon, owner of family-run Shropshire Tutor, has become the latest sponsor of Wrockwardine Wood Football Club, in Telford. Miss Conlon, who provides both private and class-based educational services to children under the age of 11 in English and maths, has provided the […]