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Oldland Brass Band were in store on Monday 3rd November - playing old war time songs in support of the Poppy Appeal.
Instead of spending their Friday night practicing their football skills, these aspiring footballers from Warmley Rangers under 11 practiced their bag packing skills. After the final whistle the boys did tremendously well, raising over £200!
On October 10th, Longwell green's Community Life Champion was invited to MC an event in support of the BUST, a charityraising money for equipment at the Bristol Breast care unit. As part of his duties, Richard presented the evening's raffle (as seen in the photo above). The event, which was organised by ASDA Longwell Green colleague Sue Grant, was a great success, raising over £2,000 for the charity.
Longwell Green's Community Life Colleague, Richard Hattersley, visited the Little Treasures group recently to present them with a cheque for £200 after successfully winning the Chosen by you, Given by us token scheme vote earlier this month. The group is based locally to the store in Hanham and will be using the money to buy sensory toys for the their Little Treasures to play with.
The shoppers of Longwell Green must have been shocked this weekend, as many of the ASDA colleagues were dressed in their Onesies. Colleagues, such as Nicky, who works in our Home Shopping department, dressed in their comfortable, all in one, nightwear to raise awareness of Tickled Pink.
Roll up, Roll Up - It's another, always popular, Tickled Pink tombola. with a table fulln of prizes, cghildren and adults queued up to try their luck. Those that didn't win were just as happy with their Tickled Pink sweets and balloons. It was a successful start for the Tickled Pink campaign, raising nearly £400.
On September 11th, youngsters from and around Longwell Green had the opportunity to gain the skills they needed to get back into work when they visited ASDA Longwell Green as part of a nationwide campaign to tackle youth unemployment The MP for Kingswood, Chris Skidmore and the job centre plus attended the work club. At the end of the session - which included a tour around the store, an ASDA colleague's journey from employment to managemnent and advice on getting through the application stage - the particpants were given a certificate of attendance.
Over the bank holiday weekend, Asda Longwell Green supported BUST, the local charity that raises money for the Bristol Breast Care Centre. They raised an incredible £1,206. This money will help to buy brand new machinery, which will help to detect breast cancer earlier.