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Well done to our 213 hardy colleagues who conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks on Friday 17th June, raising over £20,000 for Tickled Pink with the total still climbing.

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It was an amazing effort from everyone on the day – some even made it round in a staggering four and half hours. Most made it over the finish line between between nine and a half and 11 hours – a fantastic achievement.

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Posted in Green Room News on 23 June 2016
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It may be a couple of weeks after colleagues returned from a week of cheering, chanting and championing our name at Associates Week but the buzz is still very much alive.

Souvenirs

Karen Cramer from our Ware store shared her thoughts with us: “I am home and the souvenirs and mementoes I brought back are on shelves and adorning the walls of Asda Ware. I look at them every chance I get…”

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Posted in Green Room News on 20 June 2016
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Following the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) last month, we’ve produced a digital guide featuring colleagues sharing their experiences and advice.

Digital guide

View the guide here – please download and view in Adobe Acrobat Reader to access all features.

Everyone is unique and that’s what makes us special – we want to celebrate and respect our differences. But around the world, many people still face discrimination.

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Posted in Green Room News on 20 June 2016
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Father and son team Mike and Dean Thompson, current Asda Colleagues of the Year, are setting out on an epic charity adventure on Father’s Day – running 250km across the Gobi Desert for charity!

Mike and Dean

The pair, from our Clayton Green store, are taking on the mammoth challenge in aid of local cancer charity The Rosemere Cancer Foundation – and you can send them messages of support.

The race consists of six marathons over seven days. They will be battling scorching temperatures, high winds and the extreme altitude, all while carrying all their kit as their trip is entirely self supported.

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Posted in Green Room News on 17 June 2016
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Thanks to all our colleagues who have shared some brilliant photos from their Strawberry Tea events.

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Colleagues across the country have been holding events in store and in the community to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Care. From street parties to Queen’s birthday themed afternoon teas and cake decorating, there’s been lots of events for everyone to get involved with.

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Posted in Green Room News on 16 June 2016