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We love hearing all the great stories colleagues have been sharing about how they found romance working at Asda.

Lisa and James

Dozens of couples have been in touch after we posted on Facebook about Noel and Christine from our Coleraine store who are about to spend their first Valentine’s Day together as a married couple, and shared the story of Josh and Jo, who called in at our Grantham store on their wedding day.

These posts inspired loads of colleagues to tell us how they met their other half while working together at Asda, including our colleagues James Higton and Lisa Watson.

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Posted in Green Room News on 05 February 2016
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When it comes to veg and salad, we believe it’s what’s on the inside that counts – after all, doesn’t a wonky carrot taste every bit as sweet as a straight one? What no-one finds appetising is waste.

Wonky veg

That’s why we’re supporting Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty’s fight against food waste urging our colleagues and customers to stop binning perfectly delicious food just because it isn’t perfect to the eye.

We’re now bringing you boxes of our wonderfully wonky veg and salad – at a mouthwatering 30% cheaper than our standard range. And with your 10% colleague discount, there’s no reason why you should be shunning the perfectly tasty products.

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Posted in Green Room News on 04 February 2016
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Mike and Dean Thompson, a father and son duo from our Clayton Green store, have really gone above and beyond to be crowned worthy winners of the Colleague of the Year Award at the Asda Awards.

Colleagues of the Year

They’ve taken part in the Atacama desert crossing, covering a distance of 250km over seven days. They endured extreme weather conditions and terrain whilst carrying their equipment and supplies, all with the aim of raising money for Rosemere, a local cancer charity close to many colleagues’ hearts.

Dean finished sixth, running alongside world class athletes, while Mike ranked 86th and brilliantly came first in the 60–69 age category.

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Posted in Green Room News on 29 January 2016
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A big well done to Julie Ward, who’s been presented with the prestigious Peter Asquith award at the 2016 Asda Awards.

Julie Ward receives her award from Asda CEO Andy Clarke and awards host Claudia Winkleman

The award recognises an Asda colleague who has gone the extra mile for the business. Julie was singled out for doing some amazing work with the Asda Foundation since she started in her role.

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Posted in Green Room News on 29 January 2016
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Asda colleagues from across the country have been celebrated for their contribution to the business at the annual Asda Awards.

Asda Awards 2016

The awards took place on Tuesday 26th January at The Queens hotel in Leeds and were hosted by Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman.

A total of 94 colleagues were joined by their guests to celebrate. Each winner was presented with their award by members of the Executive team.

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Posted in Green Room News on 27 January 2016