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Baby Joel made a surprise appearance at Asda Sefton when mum-to-be Rebecca Groves popped into store for some last minute essentials. Rebecca’s waters broke suddenly and she ended up giving birth to Joel in the store’s Baby Changing rooms with the help of check out colleague-turned midwife Philly McCabe.

Philly with baby Joel

This was the moment that Philly was reunited with baby Joel when he and his mum returned to store in Smithdown Road yesterday for the first time since Joel’s unexpected arrival.

Philly said: “Joel is just like I remember him – absolutely gorgeous!”

Rebecca, 19, from Walton, said: “Without her I don’t know what would have happened really. She was great.”

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 November 2014
Green Room News

Thank you to every single Asda customer and colleague who has helped us raise an amazing £900,000 for this year’s BBC Children In Need campaign!

We’re loving all the photos we’re getting on the Green Room, scroll through the gallery to see some of the great pics we’ve had so far:

Photo upload: Keep uploading all your fab fundraising pics to the Green Room! It’s great to see how you’re supporting the campaign!

Posted in Green Room News on 14 November 2014
Green Room News

This year we are excited to have some fabulous nominations for the Act With Integrity Award. As the Ethics Team read through the list they thought that every colleague deserves to win an award, and felt humbled by their stories. But now it’s over to you!

Please read the stories below and vote for the colleague you feel deserves to receive this outstanding achievement in the form at the bottom of the page. Hurry – voting closes at 5pm on 21st November! Please only vote once.

Last year's winner - Julie Ward

Amanda Wood – Linwood store
Amanda is a well-known figure who customers will always approach. She thrives on making a difference. She helps out at many different places – doing the dishes at a local nursery, helping young mothers with their children and working with disadvantaged children at The Fathers Group (a charity which helps young local kids with family problems). Amanda also takes an active role in involving her colleagues in her ventures – from dressing up to getting their legs shaved in a bid to raise money for local charities. Amanda truly is an ambassador for Asda and does things for others on a daily basis, never looking for credit apart from knowing that she has made a difference.

Read more and vote here
Posted in Green Room News on 10 November 2014
Green Room News

Our new TV advert is all about those special things at Christmas that bring a smile to your face – have you seen it yet?

We love Christmas and to celebrate one of our favourite times of the year we want you to share your smiles with us! You could be in with a chance of winning your own 3D mini-me model with our cutting-edge 3D printing technology. We’ll also give 20 star points to a runner-up.

All you need to do is upload a picture of yourself with your best Christmas smile!

Find out more and enter here
Posted in Green Room News on 10 November 2014
Green Room News

Our Beauty and Essentials Christmas Gift Shop landed in store and online this week!

Beauty gifts at Asda

The range is much bigger than last year and we’re offering customers a massive choice of gifts for all of the family.

Find out more.
Posted in Green Room News on 06 November 2014