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If you’re a dog owner you might like to check out our new range of doggy clothing – straight from the… er… catwalk!

Dappy dog

This is Dappy dog, whose owner Jade shared this photo of him on Instagram after buying a Union Jack harness from her local store in Washington, Sunderland. She said: “I love the new range, was very excited when I saw it on Sunday and will definitely be making another purchase!”

As well as decorative harnesses the range includes colourful coats and even fun t-shirts for your dog.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 28 May 2015
News & Blogs

If you’ve been watching Britain’s Got Talent you might remember magic act Jeff Drayton and singer Calum Scott who have both made it through to the live semi-finals – but did you know they both have an Asda connection?

Jeff Drayton banner

Colleagues at Asda Lowestoft are backing store handyman Jeff Drayton to win Britain’s Got Talent and are urging everyone to vote for him! The 73-year-old entertained the judges in his first audition with a magic act which involved firing a puppet out of a home-made cannon.

Store manager Ian Grieve believes Jeff could go all the way to the final – and would love to see him perform at the London Palladium in front of the Queen.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 28 May 2015
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We’ve got two tickets to give away to the world premiere of the new Minions movie!

Minions movie

The premiere is being held in Leicester Square in London on Thursday 11th June – 15 days before the movie goes on release across the UK.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 27 May 2015
Asda Active

Asda Active Summer has now launched in stores, with our Community Life Champions hoping to get their communities more active over the warmer months.

Download the Asda Active summer activity card

They’ll be supporting sports days with their local schools and community groups, as well as providing children and their families with some great ideas for fun games they can get involved with at home.

We’d love for you to get active with Asda too, so we’ve uploaded four special activities. Why not download them and have a go yourself?

There’s the warm up breakfast bonanza, energy tag, snack swaps and hydration situation.

Show us how you get on! We’d love to hear what you think of our fun activities – post on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #asdaactive or tweet @AsdaCommunity with your action shots!

Posted in Asda Active on 26 May 2015
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Community Life Champion Martin Bateman has appeared on TV to talk about the work he’s been doing to make Walsall a dementia-friendly community.

Martin being filmed by the BBC

He was interviewed by the BBC to discuss a scheme to encourage shops and businesses in the area to take part in a programme to get their staff trained to look after customers with dementia.

Our St Matthews store in Walsall was the first to sign up to the programme and is now the centre of dementia practice, piloting new systems and ways of working that will be rolled out across other stores.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 22 May 2015