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Green Room News

Our 50th birthday is a great opportunity to not only thank our customers and colleagues for their support over the years, but also to show appreciation to members of the community who really make a difference to people’s lives.

The Community Life Champion from our Huddersfield store, Ann Hodkin, surprised customer Sophia who set up the charity One Good Turn with her husband to donate household items to people who really need them.

Watch the video below to see what happened and find out more about the charity:

Posted in Green Room News on 01 July 2015
News & Blogs

Lily Mai waving goodbye to cancer

Nine-year-old Lily-Mai Gordon has launched her own campaign “Wave Goodbye to Cancer”, inspired by her much-loved grandad Alan Gordon.

She and her brother and sister were devastated when he died on Christmas Eve 2012 from pancreatic cancer, just six months after his initial diagnosis.

As part of trying to come to terms with his death Lily-Mai kept a diary of memories and thoughts about him. One of the things she wrote in her diary was a promise to her grandad that she would help find a cure for cancer, which inspired her and mum Ali Gordon to come up with the fundraising campaign.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 30 June 2015
Awards

Our Extra Special Wagyu Rib-eye steak wowed the judges at this year’s Meat Management Awards.

Our Extra Special Wagyu Rib-eye steak

They were voted Best Beef Product of the Year AND overall winner of Best Red Meat Product. The judging panel also named Asda Multiple Meat Retailer of the Year.

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Posted by Awards on 30 June 2015
Green Room News

It’s our birthday, and we’re celebrating and reflecting on 50 fantastic years of trading!

50 years of ground-breaking, cost-cutting success. 50 years of inspiring leaders and innovative ideas. 50 years of pioneering retailing. 50 years of magical colleagues giving our customers incredible service. There’s a lot to celebrate!

Asda is 50!

As the icing on our birthday cake, we’ve created a special website.

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Posted in Green Room News on 29 June 2015
Green Room News

We have now reached the mid-year point, providing an ideal time to show how proud we are of our colleagues.

Recognising our colleagues for the hard work they do is an important part of our culture. We know that our colleagues are also our customers, and would like to recognise this by helping colleagues with some additional savings.

On Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th July 2015, colleagues can receive 20% discount rather than their usual 10% Colleague Discount.

Special discount on eye tests

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Posted in Green Room News on 29 June 2015