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 Kirsty Smallman
For those of you who know me you will understand how six weeks on crutches nearly killed me! No running up the street to collect the children from school, no driving, relying on others to take me everywhere and no “proper fitness”. Okay so I did my physio exercises but that wasn’t enough for me… indoor rowing, exercise bikes, cross […]
by Rhea Alton
I wouldn’t call myself a cyclist – not a proper one, not yet anyway. But I have always liked cycling. I remember my first bike well. It was a blue BMX Raleigh Burner and I loved it. You see, I’ve always been a bit of a tomboy so wanted a bike just like my brother. I cleaned it, looked after […]
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by Rhea Alton
Shropshire businesses aiming for future growth and success should be investing in training to help “grow their own” employees. That was the advice given to business leaders attending the first COGS Conference on Monday (June 15) at Shrewsbury Town Football Club. Key speaker Anita Bickerdike, managing director of Shrewsbury-based Positive Intention, said all businesses, large and small, needed to invest […]
by Rhea Alton
Social Media is something that we must grab hold onto and at the same time ensure that it works for our companies. It’s not about you pushing your message out there to everyone and anyone nor is it about to be on EVERY single platform available to you. It’s simply about having a conversation, telling a story and engaging with […]
by Dani Wozencroft
Thousands of Shropshire families are expected to travel across the border for the two day Staffordshire County Show half term event later this month. Organisers said they attracted visitors from miles around to the showground in Stafford and are expecting to attract 60,000 people. Advanced tickets for the show on May 27 and 28 are now on sale. This year’s event will […]
by Dani Wozencroft
Youngsters will be keeping a look out for Shaun the Sheep at this year’s Staffordshire County Show when a flock of dancing sheep show off their skills. Organisers are hoping the sheep won’t embark on quite the same adventure as Shaun the Sheep and his friends did in the recently released movie but are billing The Sheep Show as a must see for […]
by Dani Wozencroft
Staffordshire County Show in on track to be a record breaking event attracting more people than ever before in the 200 year history, organisers said today. Early ticket sales which have been on sale since April 1st have beaten sale levels in previous years sparking predictions that more people than ever before will attend the two day show on May […]
by Simon Alton
One of the UK’s leading experts in educating children with special educational needs and disabilities is coming to speak at an event in Telford to help relaunch a support service. Brian Lamb OBE led a major inquiry into how children with disabilities and special needs were educated in schools, which formed the backbone of new Government legislation. He is the […]
by Rhea Alton
A private dental company which has a clinic in Wolverhampton is expanding its team with the addition of four new dentists and a new clinical director. The new appointments at Perfect Profiles, which has a clinic on Tyburn Road in the city, providing low cost dental implants and restorative treatments, follows a surge in patient numbers over the last 12 […]