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 Rebecca Dutton
What does a press officer do? A press officer represents the organisation hosting or running the event and is the main contact for the media. There are a wide range of responsibilities from writing press releases and liaising with the media to arranging press conferences and interviews and looking after media coverage. Why do I need one at my event? […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Christmas is coming early to the Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton with Nativity the Musical. While the show will run from October 29 to November 2, the first night’s performance will also include a Family Networking Event. If you usually struggle with childcare or want to treat your grandchildren, nieces or nephews, it’s a chance to bring the kids along, network […]
by Rebecca Dutton
The panto season is nearly upon us and there are some fantastic performances taking place across the West Midlands, which just cannot be missed. At J&PR, we love a good panto and can’t wait to settle down to all the usual gags and funny jokes, which means it’s Christmas time. Oh no it doesn’t! Oh yes it does! Shrewsbury’s Theatre […]
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by Rebecca Dutton
The Champagne is flowing as staff celebrate working for a Shropshire firm with the golden touch. Pure Telecom in Shrewsbury has received the Investors in People (IIP) Gold Accreditation – going one step beyond its previous best of silver and making the company one of only 7% of IIP accredited organisations to achieve this award. The accreditation is based on […]
by Rebecca Dutton
We love training and are proud to host the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce DIY PR and Social Media training courses throughout the year. Sadly we have just completed the last one of 2019 but bookings are already being taken for our next one on February 14th – I know I have skipped Christmas and am already talking about Valentine’s Day! […]
by Simon Alton
Skies over Shrewsbury will be lit up with a double fireworks display to celebrate bonfire night. The Shrewsbury Bonfire and Fireworks Spectacular will take place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Saturday, November 2, and will once again feature two fireworks displays. Visitors can attend one or both displays for the same price and will also be entertained by […]
by Rebecca Dutton
It might be Halloween but if you’re looking for a good laugh, look no further than Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. Comedian Andy Parsons will be performing his new tour Healing the Nation on October 31.  His aim is to try and bring some happiness and heal some raw wounds in this divided, angry country of ours.  Andy, who started his career […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A lot of things have changed over the past 30 years – and Shropshire Business Chrisbeon is most definitely one of them. 1989 was the year that Madonna’s Like a Prayer hit the charts, Licence to Kill hit the cinemas and the Berlin Wall came down…. It was also the year that company Partner Richard Hughes joined the family business, […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A team from Lanyon Bowdler have gone the extra mile in their support of a county hospital by taking part in a special fundraising event. The team of 13 raised more than £1,300 after climbing Snowdon in the fourth annual Snowpaedic Challenge, with the money going to the new Veterans Orthopaedic Centre in Gobowen. Those taking part in the challenge […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire company is helping trainee drivers with special mobility needs to hit the road – thanks to newly adapted vehicles. The changes mean drivers who are unable to use their right foot can now use their left to operate the brake and accelerator. One of the first to use the system was Ashley Booth who suffered a through the […]