What's happening?

Shouting about things is our bag, so this is where you can find what our clients have been up to, what's happening in our beautiful county of Shropshire, Team J&PR updates - and, of course, our PR and social media advice and tips!

by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire-based national buying consortium has had a record-breaking year as turnover for suppliers grew to in excess of £25 million. Caradoc Medical Services now represents more than 2,000 GP surgeries nationwide and more than 50 per cent of the social enterprise Out of Hours organisations in the country. Now with more than 25,000 companies as members across the whole […]
by Simon Alton
The commercial dispute resolution team at a Shropshire law firm has been bolstered by the arrival of a new solicitor. Jemma Jones has joined Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors in Shrewsbury as a specialist in dispute resolution. She will deal with a wide range of disputes affecting both business clients and private individuals, including those relating to contracts, property and negligence, as […]
by Dani Wozencroft
One of Shropshire’s most successful and oldest family butchers is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business this year. Gordon Badley and his son Keith opened G. N. Badley & Sons, in Gibbons Road, Trench, in March 1976. The shop has served the needs of customers from across Telford, Shropshire and wider afield, thanks to a successful online store, ever since. […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire businesses are urged to take action and protect their websites against increasing cyber attacks. The advice comes after HSBC bank defended a potential attack on Friday (Jan 29) and as software experts suggest attacks, which can bring down entire websites, were getting bigger and more sophisticated. Katy Jones, managing director of Shrewsbury-based IT company Network Support Solutions, said the […]
by Simon Alton
Changes in legislation are making it easier to convert redundant farm buildings into other uses without planning permission, according to a Shropshire planning expert. David Brammer, a partner at Shropshire law firm Lanyon Bowdler, will be discussing the topic at a seminar, emphasising that it is vital to gain advice on all matters relating to farm building conversion schemes. David […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire hotel will be opening its doors to families from across the region as it hosts a family fun day this month. From lunch with a Disney Princess to Birds of Prey and a Jedi Training day, The Wroxeter Hotel, between Shrewsbury and Telford, regularly hosts a variety of events to keep children entertained. And they will be showcasing […]
by Rhea Alton
Shrewsbury-based buying consortium Caradoc Medical Services is sponsoring networking events that support women in business across the region. The Bizmums Shropshire Big Networking event took place at The Valley Hotel in Ironbridge on January 20, with businesswomen from across the county gathering together for an extending networking opportunity, to increase their networking skills and to listen to inspirational speaker Olivia […]
by Kirsty Smallman
Bosses at Shropshire’s National Windscreens has invested in a £1million programme to meet the growing demand for state of the art sensor and calibration technology. John Smallman and James Morgan, who own National Windscreens’ fitting centres in Telford, Oswestry and Wolverhampton, have ordered the equipment which means their windscreen technicians will be able to carry out accurate calibration of the […]
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 […]