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Mill Hill parent and Toddler Group Christmas Party Mill Hill Community Centre Parent and toddler group held a Christmas party for the youngsters. They were entertained with refreshments and a present from santa for all of them. The smiles on their faces a story all very delighted, Hmm and you guessed I was wearing a Christmas jumper and I was Santa's little helper (Elf) Pictured is Oiliver Garratty receiving his present.

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 18 December 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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Save The Children Wear Your Jumper and Final Celebration Lunch for 2014 Colleagues wore teir Christmas Jumpers and made donations for the Save The Childrens' national run charity. I chose this picture as this said it all to me with Simon Mackel,our deputy manager and one of our new section leaders Kyle Toohill, as natural pose. Well done to all that supported, there were some that were not able to do so,but would have love to but because of the department could not do so. Thanks Simon and Kyle

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 18 December 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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Prince's Trust Team 80 Bag Pack The Prince's Trust Team 80 carried out a bag pack and raised an amazing sum of £435.With this the team completed by covering 3 days bringing Christmas cheer to the service users of Newbarn Court Sheltered Housing (Blackburn) and St.James's Residential Home(Darwen). The service users were overwhelmed and delighted having been chosen with support. Well done to all and pictured left to right are Team Leader Helen Stanley, Prince's team,with 5th along customer Emma Frith, team member Amy Greenwood Team Leader and Prince's team. Well done to all that took part and good luck for the future.

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 18 December 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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Rotary Club Blackburn Tin Food Collection My old school friend Ian Walsh kindly obiliged a pose with his grandson Ruben Walsh, who always supports the Rotary,giving a donation. The Rotary as usual would like to thank the store and the customers for the amazing support they receive year in year out.Well done and thank you. Pictured left to right Ruben Walsh, Ian Walsh, Rita Edge, Robert Edge and Tony Benson

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 18 December 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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Pudsey in store Another year has come around again and Pudsey's raising funds as usual, never giving up for this fantastic cause. Pictured is a former colleague of mine, always keeping in touch with her granddaughter. Our Elizabeth is a little camera shy like me but her granddaughter persuaded her. thank for the moment and we hope that you will reflect back in years to come. Thank you to all that supported as we managed to raise £86 60p Thank You Thank You Thank You all for your kind donations Left is Elizabeth Flynn and Kianna Flynn

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 25 November 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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Cheque Presentation For British Heart Foundation Bill Maynard Fixtures Secretary for the Blackburn Sunday Football League asked me if I would attend a cheque presentation for the British Heart Foundation. He felt that I should attend as we've always supported them in some shape or another. Well believe or not the cheque was collected, but could stop for whatever the reason, and Bill asked me if I would accept it on their behalf, and here I am on the left always happy to help. They raised an amazing sum of £400, with various fund raising, including a cup final. Pictured left to right is Myself, Bill Maynard Fixtures Secretary, John Howarth League President, Frank Riley League Treasurer and Pele Regional League Executive. well done to all

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 25 November 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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East Lancashire Hospice Fundraising Another year had arrived and the fundraising for the hospice was here again. Kimberley Hall had asked me if I'd help to man the cake stall as the volunteer was unable to assist due to circumstances beyond control. All set up with another 2 volunteers mum and daughter, who also brought a lemon drizzle cake slab. Hey good job an 'all as we say in Lancashire cause we sold out including me selling the beautiful and heavy donation of the Christmas Cake. I'd like to thank the lady who purchased it as it was a bargain, she agreed as well. Well took photos with Mayor Alan and Mayoress Agnes Cottam and others, and all of a sudden Mel from the canteen came over and said that she had three trays of home-made muffins. Well I said "You must be kidding? get them out her now and must sell them, quick" Hmm guessed it didn't take long did deals as folk came over bought them few at a time and Hmm!!! shh!!! made kids and them happy gave a few free and no Mel, Kimberley and Denise said no problem as everybody was happy with a deal. And here I am with the goodies

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 18 November 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore

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Remembrance Day Service at the Blackburn Cathedral The Blackburn cathedral held their annual service and the 100th year since the first World War. The cathedral was packed and over flowing and had dignitaries' from everywhere, particularly current and former service personal. Pictured on the left is our colleague Richard Robb,along life service member of the Blackburn Cathedral carrying the lit candle. He is so proud to do this every year, that you couldn't bribe him in not doing this, so well done Richard

Posted by Barratt Palmer on 18 November 2014 in Asda Blackburn Superstore