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Seven colleagues at our Westwood store in Belfast are celebrating a big anniversary – they’ve clocked up a combined 175 years’ service!

Asda Westwood

The colleagues have each reached the milestone of 25 years’ service – making it a double celebration as Asda has reached its 50th birthday. They will all attend our Big Anniversary event this week which recognises those who have worked with Asda for 25, 30, 40 and 45 years.

Roger Croskerry, General Store Manager for Asda Westwood, said: "We’re famous for our colleagues, particularly for their enthusiasm and positive approach.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 21 July 2015
News & Blogs

Good news for diesel drivers – we’re cutting the price of diesel by 2p per litre.

From Tuesday 21st of July you’ll pay no more than 112.7 pence per litre for diesel at any of our 272 filling stations. Unleaded remains at 114.7p per litre.

We're cutting the price of diesel

The RAC says it’s the first time since 2001 that diesel has been cheaper than unleaded fuel.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 20 July 2015
Asda Cakes

We think life’s better with cake – so we love it when customers show what they think of our show-stopping celebration cakes on social media.

Top ten cakes

Loads of people share photos of their favourite cakes from Asda, showing the love for everything from Pablo the Pug cake to our gravity-defying cakes and for character cakes such as Disney Frozen and Fireman Sam. You can see a selection of some of the photos shared in our special cake gallery.

It inspired to us find out which of our brilliant cakes are the most popular with our customers, so here’s a countdown of our top ten best-selling cakes:

Count down the top ten
Posted in Asda Cakes on 17 July 2015
Asda Cakes

As part of our 50th birthday celebrations, our colleagues have been setting up “Cake My Day” cake decorating stalls in Asda stores so customers could take home a personalised treat for a loved one.

Customers help us celebrate our birthday

We provided the cakes, decorating kits and boxes – and hundreds of customers took the opportunity to “cake” someone’s day, with our youngest customers particularly keen to get involved.

Charlotte Aitken, Community Life Champion at our Birkenhead store, said: "Everyone really got into it and loved the idea of making a cake to give to someone else – loads of people were making them for their mum or their sister and it was a really nice day.

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Posted in Asda Cakes on 17 July 2015
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Bideford colleagues had the customers dancing in the aisles as they walked around the store singing a range of well-known hits.

Andy and Cameron singing away!

As part of the celebrations for Asda’s 50th birthday two colleagues decided to spread the joy by serenading shoppers in store.

Andy Morrison and Cameron Presley (no relation to Elvis) were asked by the store’s Community Life Champion Peter Wilcox to show off their singing talents and musical abilities.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 July 2015