Strawberry Tea

Colleagues and customers from our Cape Hill store who’ve battled cancer were reunited with one of the nurses who cared for them at a fundraising event for Breast Cancer Care.

Colleagues at Asda Cape Hill enjoy their Strawberry Tea

Our Community Champion Judah Griffith arranged a Strawberry Tea at the store to raise money and awareness for the charity. The event included visits from the local fire service and local nurse Marcia Berry from the City Hospital breast cancer unit.

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Posted in Strawberry Tea on 27 June 2016

When our Chesser store’s much-loved Community Champion Linda died of cancer last year her son Gary stepped in to the role to continue her fantastic work.

Gary and Linda

This month he’s been encouraging customers to raise awareness and money for Breast Cancer Care as part of the charity’s nationwide Strawberry Tea campaign.

Linda won awards for her fantastic charity efforts during her time as Community Champion at the store in Edinburgh and was much-loved by colleagues and customers. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, had a breast removed and recovered well until the illness returned last September in her lungs.

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Posted in Community on 24 June 2016
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Our new Grower’s Selection baby cucumbers are a neat way to liven up packed lunches – so lots of people have been sharing the love for them on social media.

These are too cute for words. #babyveggies #asda #cleaneating

A photo posted by Louise Thomasson (@louizje) on

Louise on Instagram said they’re “too cute for words” and Natasha on Instagram said “I was like a kid in a sweet shop when I saw them!”

The baby cucumbers come in a plastic tub and are part of a range which also features baby peppers and baby tomatoes for just £1.75 each.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 23 June 2016
Strawberry Tea

Two of our fab Community Champions rolled back the years in South Shields when they held a Forties tea dance in aid of Breast Cancer Care.

Tracey and Mavis kick things off

Tracey Tough from our South Shields store and Mavis Maughan from Boldon teamed up to organise the ‘Rolling Back The Years’ event which saw more than 50 people enjoy a fantastic afternoon at the Charles Young Centre in South Shields.

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Posted in Strawberry Tea on 22 June 2016
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Have you tried our Good & Counted Frozen Yogurts? We’ve been seeing lots of love for the range across social media.

The tasty frozen treats are available in strawberry or chocolate flavours and cost just £2 per tub. They’re available in stores and online.

Lots of customers have taken to social media to say how much they like the frozen yogurts – like Eileen, who posted this photo and comment on Twitter:

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Posted in News & Blogs on 22 June 2016