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Later this month customers and colleagues at Asda Derby will be spending the night in the car park raising money to help homeless people in the local community.

The sponsored Sleep-out takes place on 24th October between 7pm and 7am when they will be joined by volunteers from Derby Mission, local students, Derby Council employees and members of the public. All donations will go to the Night Shelter run by the churches in the Derby area.

It’s the second year that the store have hosted the event which was the idea of Asda Community Life Champion Debbie Jones.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 October 2014
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Terry McIlmail Whoops cake

Keen bargain hunter Terry McIlmail loves nothing more than popping down to our Newtownards store in the evening to pick up the day’s best ‘Whoops!’ bargains.

So to celebrate his 60th birthday his family decided to bake him the perfect cake – his very own ‘Whoops!’ label!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 16 October 2014
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We’re delighted that our brand new store at Asda Reddish is now open! You’ll find our popular George clothing range in store as well as a food hall with a pizza counter and bakery – and everything you need for your weekly shop.

Reddish opening day

Thanks to everyone who joined us on opening day – more than 400 people queued, some from 6am, to be the first people through the doors! Pupils from Reddish Vale High School provided the musical entertainment and the store was officially opened by volunteers from Stockport Foodbank including St Elisabeth’s Church reverend Angie Stanton.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 14 October 2014
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Asda Caldicot on opening day

We’re delighted that Asda Caldicot is now open – and that so many of you could join us on opening day.

Imogen helps open the store

Two-year-old Imogen Ashwell-Lewis was specially selected to officially open the store as a “local hero”. The plucky toddler suffers from the nerve-muscle condition spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and is unable to walk unaided. Her family have successfully raised £40,000 for an operation to help Imogen walk on her own – and we were delighted to contribute to their appeal.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 14 October 2014
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Colleagues lend a hand at Asda Robroyston

It’s that time of year again when colleagues are busy fundraising for Tickled Pink. This year’s theme for Tickled Pink is “lend a hand” and colleagues around the UK have been doing exactly that – by fundraising in store and inspiring customers to get involved.

They’ve been holding raffles, and doing all kinds of sponsored events to help raise money for the two breast cancer charities we support. To mark the month of fundraising we’ve even turned a few of our stores pink this October – including Asda Portadown in Northern Ireland.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 14 October 2014