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
In 2009 Journalism and PR was launched. A one-man band working with small businesses in Shrewsbury, creating press releases for local media and liaising with press at county events. Fast forward 10 years and that business model has changed just a little – and as a result 2019 sees the change of the company’s entire brand! Award-winning Now an award-winning […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Bosses at a Shropshire telecoms firm today announced they had extended their sponsorship of a sell-out charity cricket day and a major business networking event for a further three years. Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Pure Telecom Challenge will be held at Wrekin College on July 11. The day is the largest event on the local business calendar and is regularly […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire based cycling team is well on its way to achieving its goal of becoming the top amateur racing team in the West Midlands. ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’, which is mentored and coached by former UCI professional Liam Holohan, has already had some excellent wins this season. The team is sponsored by Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks, […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire College is aiming to raise £18,000 to help students in Tanzania get a better and safer educational experience. Students, staff and parents at Ellesmere College are aiming to raise enough money to provide four 30,000 litre water tanks and refurbish four classrooms at a school called Nanja in the African nation. And they’ve kicked off the fundraising drive, […]
by Kirsty Smallman
An international best-seller + top television actress + opening night = standing ovation at Theatre Severn. Enough said really but I’ll give you a little bit more because The Girl on the Train at our brilliant theatre in Shrewsbury certainly deserves it. (Brought to you here in Shrewsbury before the West End!) The pre-theatre dinner conversation included “Have you read […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Sponsors who will help to make this year’s Newport Show happen are gearing up for another bumper year. Some of the sponsors of this year’s event, at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 13, came together to share their excitement for Shropshire’s premier one day family show. Businesses from across Newport and Shropshire will help make it a day to remember […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Business owners and employees at a special event in Shropshire will be drawing inspiration from a leading comic artist when they get a sneak preview of a major new exhibition to be held next month. The latest Business Bridge Networking meeting will be hosted by Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust (IGMT) in Coalbrookdale on June 5, bringing businesses and individuals together […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Hundreds of spectators at next week’s Wacky Races in Shrewsbury will be able to support a charity that offers a lifeline to young people who have been affected by physical or mental trauma. Climbing Out was founded by Kelda Wood, who hit the headlines this year after becoming the first adaptive person to row the Atlantic solo. Her challenge, which […]
by Rebecca Dutton
We are excited to announce we have expanded our team by hiring a former journalist and news editor with years of experience in the industry. J&PR Ltd, based in Telford, has welcomed Felicity Roberts to the team as a digital account assistant, as we celebrate another record breaking year. In a career spanning almost two decades, Fliss, from Apley, has worked […]