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 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 […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire business has announced the Midlands Air Ambulance as its nominated charity of the year in 2016. Caradoc Medical Services, based in Shrewsbury, is a not-for-profit buying consortium initially set up to negotiate better buying terms for out of hours providers Shropdoc. The company now works with thousands of GP practices across the country as well as other businesses […]
by Simon Alton
A growing taxi firm has become the first in the region to employ driver support officers, who will focus on making sure vehicles are in top condition for the public. Go Carz, which is the largest private hire taxi firm in Shropshire, is looking to recruit up to three full-time members of staff to look after its drivers as they […]
by Dani Wozencroft
To be in a musical you have to be a fantastic actor and an excellent singer. But to be in Avenue Q you also have to be a brilliant puppeteer. And the whole cast at Theatre Severn last night were all three. I kept wondering whether I should be looking at the humans or the puppets – truth is, it […]
by Rhea Alton
A charity which supports families affected by the same genetic disease which claimed the life of late fundraiser Stephen Sutton has received a welcome boost thanks to a Shropshire-based IT firm. Staff at Network Support Solutions (NSS) based at Shrewsbury Business Park began collecting their loose change 12 months ago in support of Lynch Syndrome UK (LSUK). Lynch Syndrome is […]