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
Taking part in sport and other forms of exercise can improve children’s thinking and learning skills, according to new research. A report published in a medical journal found that children who took part in organised activities, such as football and swimming, for more than an hour a week performed better than inactive children in a series of mental tests. Bosses […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire youngsters will be donning a robe and picking up their lightsabers as they prepare for a day at a Jedi Training Academy being held in the county. Children will be greeted by Storm Troopers before being taken to their Jedi Training, and with the highly anticipated new Star Wars film due out next month organisers are expecting to see […]
by Simon Alton
Staff at a taxi firm in Shropshire are preparing for a festive fancy dress sponsored walk to raise cash for a charity which changes young people’s lives. Taxi drivers and office staff at Go Carz,along with their friends and family, will be walking from Telford Town Park to Coalport on December 6 as part of the firm’s fundraising efforts for […]
by Simon Alton
Volunteers at Samaritans in Shrewsbury will be able to listen in comfort to those in need – thanks to a donation of two new reclining chairs. The team, based at Swan House in Coleham, spend many hours on the phone, listening to people who call up for help. But the volunteers were finding their old chairs very uncomfortable, which made […]
by Dani Wozencroft
Telecommunications experts in Shropshire have warned that a change of focus by a national company will lead to widespread issues with telephone systems for businesses across the UK. Fluid Network Solutions, based in Shrewsbury, which runs the telephony network for out of hours GP service Shropdoc, predicts around 90per cent of companies in the UK will be affected by this […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire chiropractor has celebrated a record third year in business with a move to larger premises. Laura Cunningham, owner of Shifnal Chiropractic Clinic, relocated from The Parade to Dyas Close in Shifnal at the beginning of November. But, it’s already back to business as usual for the 27 year-old business owner following a busy few weeks of moving and […]
by Rhea Alton
Major work to revamp a 30-year-old leisure complex on the outskirts of Shrewsbury began this week with offers of help from two of the club’s longest standing members. Refurbishment of the leisure complex at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa is set to be completed in just six weeks at a cost of £400,000. The makeover will include […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Members of Telford Business Club will be able to hear directly from Telford and Wrekin Council’s top chief at this month’s meeting. Richard Partington, managing director, will be the guest speaker at the meeting on November 10 at 6pm at the Royal Victoria Hotel in Newport. He said:  “I am looking forward to being the guest speaker at Telford Business […]
by Simon Alton
An architectural designer based in Oswestry has won an award for his “innovative design” of a new house in the town. Craig Marston, of Ke-design, was presented with a commendation award by Oswestry and District Civic Society for his work designing a three-bedroom detached house in Cherry Tree Drive. It was the first new-build house to be designed by Ke-design […]