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Community

We’ve been a keen supporter of the Willow Garden Project in Fleetwood ever since it launched two years ago – and this month we’ve been back painting sheds!

Sheds at Willow Garden

Our Community Life Champion Layla, store manager Lee and managers Craig and Mark all pitched in to give the sheds a fresh new look, and we’ll also be painting the fencing to match.

Layla said: “It was great fun. They looked fab afterwards and it was a competition to see which side was the best!”

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Posted in Community on 24 August 2015
Green Room News

Here’s an exciting opportunity for Asda store colleagues with that special star quality to be part of our Christmas TV advert.

Asda colleague during filming

Colleagues starred in our Save money. Live better TV advert in July and we’d really love our colleagues to star in the Christmas TV adverts in a similar way.

Read more and find out how to get involved
Posted in Green Room News on 24 August 2015
Green Room News

Congratulations to all our brilliant long-serving colleagues who attended the annual Big Asda Anniversary.

More than 1,400 colleagues were at the event at Doncaster Racecourse to celebrate a work milestone of 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or 50 years’ service.

The event was hosted by Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman.

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Posted in Green Room News on 20 August 2015
News & Blogs

Community Life Champion Hayley Carrington has taken to the airwaves to tell people about the work Asda does in the local community.

Hayley at Takeover Radio

Hayley, who works at our Sutton in Ashfield store in Nottinghamshire, was interviewed by Takeover Radio – one of the local charities we are supporting this month with our Green Token scheme in the store.

Takeover Radio is run by Sutton Youth Radio Limited, a registered charity working with young people to train and develop their confidence, communication and life skills.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 August 2015
Green Room News

We’re encouraging customers to ‘Love Food, Hate Waste’ by making a pledge to make the most of their grub.

Every year, more than four million tonnes of food that could have been eaten is thrown away and is costing the average family around £60 a month.

Love Food Hate Waste

Our Community Life Champions will be running games in stores across the country for customers and their children, to help them find out more about how they can save money and cut down on their food waste with simple tips from the Love Food, Hate Waste website.

Read more and make a pledge for the chance to win a prize
Posted in Green Room News on 17 August 2015