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
Places are quickly filling up on our new Digital DIY PR course, which reveals all about the endless list of social networking sites. As a business, they are an invaluable tool to market your product to old and new customers alike. The digital world is also essential for keeping your current customers up to date with what you are up […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Just six months ago, I launched into a new career and started work for J&PR as a PR account manager. The start of a new journey or continuation of my existing journey? It was a great opportunity as I was looking for a change from journalism, which had been my career since I trained as a reporter at Cardiff University […]
by Rebecca Dutton
A Shropshire company caring for adults with learning disabilities has teamed up with another company to move into the 21st Century to improve its internal communications with staff. Bosses at Adelphi Care Services based on Longbow Professional Centre in Harlescott have installed an intranet system in a bid to transform communications within the company. And they are hoping the move […]
by Rebecca Dutton
By J&PR director Rhea Alton Two years ago my mum was asked what her children did as careers and she was able to say all three ran their own companies. “I’m proud,” she once said to me, “You are all…….” “Entrepreneurs” I interjected….but she was actually going to say “so driven”. I was first to launch my own business with […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Turtle Doves had a fantastic time celebrating all things recycling at the National Recycling Awards, held at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, last week. We were up for two awards for Retail Recycler of the Year and Best Recycled Product categories and while we didn’t win, we’re delighted to have received recognition as finalists. With so many big businesses […]
by Rebecca Dutton
By Lisa Rowley Just over a year ago I made a life-changing decision – to leave my career as a journalist after more than 18 years. It was something I thought carefully about – after-all journalism had been a large part of my adult life so far. All my career I had worked for the same employer, Shropshire Newspapers but […]
What actually is PR?
13 May 2013
by Rebecca Dutton
A question we get asked a lot in our industry is ‘what actually is PR?’. It’s a good question because PR covers a wide spectrum – and it doesn’t stand for Press Release as some people think. So we are going to try and answer it – by telling you a little more about what we do……starting with what PR […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Blogster, Instagram, Flickr, LinkedIn, MySpace, Mailchimp, YouTube, Google Plus…the list of social media networking sites is almost endless. And if you’re not making use of them for your business PR, you are missing out on an invaluable tool to market your product to old and new customers alike. The digital world is also essential for keeping your […]
by Rebecca Dutton
Nearly 18 months ago a North Wales fleet manager was left needing emergency surgery after suffering a heart attack at the age of just 34. But now Adrian Binnersley, who is originally from Wrexham, has scooped a national unsung hero award after being secretly nominated by his boss at Jolly Good Van Hire for his dedication to the company. And […]