Ray Mellors celebrates his 90th birthday today making him our oldest Asda colleague – and he has no plans to retire just yet!

Ray

He still works two days a week in the grocery department of our Hyson Green store in Nottingham. Colleagues there held a surprise party for him on Friday, complete with 90 balloons, buffet lunch and a cake with 90 candles. Store manager Lyndsey Newmarch and Midlands senior director Mark Chilcott also presented him with birthday cards and presents.

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Love pugs? Love cake? Then we think you’re going to adore our new Pablo the pug cake!

Pug cake

Pablo is the latest addition to our bakery range and is available to buy in stores now for just £10.

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Three colleagues from our Gravesend store have abseiled 200ft down a building to raise money for charity in memory of nine-year-old Stacey Mowle.

People Trading Manager Simon Milham who took part in the charity abseil

Stacey was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma Cancer in May 2010 and colleagues at our Gravesend store were hoping to raise £500,000 so she could have treatment in America.

They quickly showed support for the local star and held lots of fundraising activities, including a world record attempt to create the longest conga line through Gravesend town centre and a Gangnam Style flash dance.

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Seven-month old Summer Storm is a big fan of our Little Angels cheese-flavoured puffs as you can see by this cute picture – thanks to mum Emma Grigg, 35, for sharing!

Summer Storm loves our Little Angels cheese puffs

Emma and her partner Leif live in Hextable, Swanley with their three cats and seven-month-old Summer Storm.

Summer is currently weaning and loves tucking into fresh fruit and vegetables like pears, oranges, tomatoes, chicken pasta, jacket potatoes and cottage pie – and mum Emma has found some great options for her in our Little Angels range!

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