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Shine Group which is part of the Alternative Futures Group, who held their Christmas celebration at the Ivy St Community Centre. The group meet once a week on a Friday having anything up to 50-70 members who travel from various destinations. The members have full facilities of arts and crafts, karaoke, pool/snooker, with a light lunch. Please feel free to contact the community centre for further details. Merry Xmas and A Happy New Year 2016
Asda Blackburn presented The Blackburn Salvation Army with a £300 Christmas Grant cheque from the Asda Foundation. The funds were for contribution for a Christmas festive meal, entertainment with a small gift for all. The centre's manager Colin Mottershead, Noel Toner (Chaplain) and staff were delighted with the donation. Pictured left to right Major Noel Toner, Juwariya Butt (work experience student) Clair O'Hara (centre's catering manager) Mark Hill (Asda's Store Manager) Colin Mottershead (Salvation Army centre manager) and Sharon McDermott (Catering assistant).
Asda Blackburn had a young people's Christmas toy and gift appeal held in store over the festive period and these were then distributed through The Salvation Army of Blackburn. Captain Ian Emery who is in his first year with the Blackburn branch was delighted with the fantastic generosity by the customer donation. Pictured left is Claire Wise Customer Check-out Section Leader with Captain Ian Emery.
Lower Darwen Primary School Christmas Carol Service A group of children from Lower Darwen Primary school carried out a Christmas Carol Service at Asda Blackburn. The store's customers loved the service given by the young pupils. The school's music teacher Mr Price, with pupils and staff would like to thank the store's customers, and management for the support, as the funds raised would be used for replenishing school and playground equipment. well done and see you in 2016
St Barnabas CE Primary School of Darwen Rota Team, Parents Pupils and Friends Toy Appeal Collection St Barnabas CE Primary School of Darwen raised funds also requests of Christmas Gift Appeal. The school's Rota team who attended the store,through the parents, pupils, friends and staff managed to donate a full trolley of gifts to the Asda Blackburn Store Toy and Gift Appeal. Neil Krishan Customer Service manager with Barratt Palmer Community Life Champion were taken back with delight for the donations, which would then be distributed via The Blackburn Salvation Army Pictured left to right Clare Haworth, Julie O'Hara, Saffron Kathrada (Treasurer) Dominic Bolland Secretary, Megan Hurst (President), Eric Mossley (Vice President) and Kathleen Graham. Thanks Rota team and that helped with this appeal
Blood Bikes at Asda Blackburn Blood Bikes Lancs and Lakes carried out a fundraiser at Asda Blackburn and raised £491.14 and would like to thank the customers for their generosity and Asda Blackburn for their continuous support. Pictured back left to right are Blood Bikers Scott Miller and Alistair Taylor and front on the Blood Bike young Niall Aldcroft with father Ken Aldcroft.
Claire Wise one of our check-out section leaders at Asda Blackburn, entered a free draw with National Lottery and having a chance of winning from £100,000 Retailer Exclusive promotion postcode lottery draw. Claire entered was very surprised to have won the sum of £500 for Asda's national charity Tickled Pink, and would like to thank National Lottery and pictured with colleagues congratulating Claire and thanks for the efforts and thinking about the charity. Pictured left to right with fellow colleague Sonia McTigue, Chloe Bingham, Kim Whalley, Claire Wise, Abi Ainsworth and Hafiza Dudhia.
Princes Trust Team 82 were presented with their certificates of achievement after having completed their 12 weeks course. Present were Mayor Faryad Hussain and Mayoress Parveen Hussain,, Leader of the Blackburn with Darwen Council Mohammed Khan OBE, with other guests.