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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
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This year we’re celebrating Breast Cancer Care Show’s 20th anniversary as well as Tickled Pink’s 20th anniversary!

You could be part of this glittering event that celebrates strength and courage of all the women and men models who have had or are living with breast cancer, as they take to the catwalk for the first time.

Breast Cancer Care show

Through our partnership with Breast Cancer Care, you have the chance to apply to be one of the Asda 2016 models at the Breast Cancer Care Show this year.

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Posted in Green Room News on 26 January 2016
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We’ve been hosting fun activities and games in our stores across the UK during the past few weeks as part of the Change4Life campaign.

The campaign encourages people to make changes for a healthier future – whether exercising more or cutting back on sugar. You can read more about the campaign here.

Pupils enjoying the Change4Life activity

Sharon Noble, who is a Community Life Champion at our Fareham store, brought Change4Life activities and games to a local junior school.

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Posted in Green Room News on 26 January 2016