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 Dani Wozencroft
An established care company in Telford has left the franchise group it launched under and will invest £250,000 in improving services and expanding across Shropshire. Steve Harris set up Carewatch (Mid Shropshire and South West Staffordshire) 16 years ago but this week he has bought out the franchise and will run his Stafford Park-based firm as a standalone company, Sentinel […]
by Dani Wozencroft
Shrewsbury Town players have become honorary members of a newly refurbished hotel leisure club and spa and have been using the venue to prepare for their FA Cup fourth round against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend. Shrewsbury Town Football Club manager Micky Mellon was invited to officially open the refurbished Inspiration Leisure Club and Orchid Rooms Spa at The Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton […]
by Rhea Alton
This January exercise has been featuring high on the agenda for thousands of people across Shropshire who have made new year’s resolutions to get fit. It’s thought that the average British adult will consume around 7,000 calories alone on Christmas Day – this is more than double the male recommended daily intake and triple for females. It’s really no surprise […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shifnal based web agency is helping to promote Shropshire businesses far and wide after playing a major role in redesigning a portfolio of regional news websites. Ascendancy Internet Marketing, on Victoria Road, recently relaunched the new-look Midlands Business News website and its sister titles East Midlands Business News and East of England Business News. The project, which resulted in […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire residents are being urged to start the new year by clearing their home of an any unused and out of date medicines. The appeal comes as many people across the county turn their attention to the post-Christmas declutter of their homes. Superintendent pharmacist Ian Swindell of family-owned Lunts Pharmacies, which has premises in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said: […]
by Rhea Alton
A former policeman who plans to swim, bike and run more than 140 gruelling miles in less than 20 hours to raise money for people living with cancer has kickstarted his training plan thanks to the help of a Shropshire chiropractor. Matthew McCann will take part in the Ironman Wales triathlon event on September 18 in Tenby to raise funds […]
by Rhea Alton
Shrewsbury Town players have become honorary members of a newly refurbished hotel leisure club and spa and have been using the venue to prepare for their FA Cup fourth round against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend. Shrewsbury Town Football Club manager Micky Mellon was invited to officially open the refurbished Inspiration Leisure Club and Orchid Rooms Spa at The Mercure Shrewsbury […]
by Rebecca Dutton
The Great Gatsby at Theatre Severn Taking a trip back to the decadence of America’s Jazz Age sounds the perfect way to spend a cold January evening. Scott Fitzgerald’s well-loved novel The Great Gatsby will be brought to life at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Thursday and Friday at 7.30pm and on Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Despite having a degree […]
by Rhea Alton
A growing Shropshire PR agency has marked its third anniversary with a move to bigger premises. J&PR Ltd, owned by directors Rhea Alton and Kirsty Smallman, expanded to a bigger office in the Glebe Centre in Wellington this month (January). It is one of just a handful of businesses to be located in the centre, owned by Telford’s Council for […]
by Simon Alton
A major conference looking into the journey from surviving a brain injury to rehabilitation and beyond is due to take place in Shropshire. The event is being organised by Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors and is open to everyone, particularly those people who have suffered a brain injury, their families and carers, as well as medical professionals, and anyone working in health, […]