Strawberry Tea

Our Community Champion at Asda Fareham found an unusual place to host her Strawberry Tea – in the sea!

Shack Sharks take tea in the sea

Sharon Noble is a breast cancer survivor and a keen open water swimmer, so she leapt at the chance to do something a little bit different and support Breast Cancer Care at the same time.

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Posted in Strawberry Tea on 13 June 2016
News & Blogs

Our bakery colleague Ed Sowerby scours the world – and social media – looking for inspiration for our popular range of celebration cakes.

Ed Sowerby

Ed’s responsible for creating new cake designs and spends hours each day researching, baking and taste testing his cake creations to ensure every bake has the wow-factor.

He comes up with around 150 cake ideas each year and some of his recent cake creations include our popular range of animal cake designs, smash cakes and giant custard cream and bourbon biscuit cakes.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 10 June 2016
News & Blogs

Relieved dad Mark took to Twitter to thank colleagues at our Ashington store for reuniting his two-year-old daughter Martha with her lost teddy.


Martha and her mum Faye had been shopping in the store when they realised they must have dropped Snugs somewhere. They reported it to the customer service desk and luckily within an hour they received a phone call to say Snugs had been found.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 10 June 2016
Community

A flood-damaged skate park in Carlisle has been given a makeover with the help of Asda Foundation and Asda Carlisle’s Community Champion Niki Iveson.

Nikki at the revamped skate park

The skate park is a popular meeting place for local youngsters but was badly hit by the floods in December. Although the flood debris was cleared after a couple of months the floodwater had removed chunks of concrete from the ramps and ruined artwork.

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Posted in Community on 10 June 2016
News & Blogs

Our new Afternoon Tea Pinwheels are perfect for picnics – and they’ve been going down a treat with shoppers on social media!

They’re available in selected stores now for just £2.50 and include soft cream cheese and cucumber wraps and a ham hock and cheddar wraps. They go perfectly with our Afternoon Cream Tea Selection for just £3!

We spotted a lovely picture of the wraps posted on Instagram by Asda customer Ashleigh and after posting it on our Facebook page we got lots of great feedback from people who couldn’t wait to try them or already had!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 09 June 2016