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We’ve teamed up with the Money Advice Service and the Tinder Foundation to help customers get online and save money.

Six of our stores in the North East will be hosting events on Friday 28th March and 4th April for Asda volunteers from both organisations to offer training and advice to customers.

The face to face sessions will include advice on how to set up an email account, Skype relatives, switch energy providers, manage household budgets and deal with debt.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 02 April 2014
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Every Wednesday night is “Quiet Night” at our store in Brierley Hill when colleagues turn off the music in store and make sure no tannoy announcements go out.

Quiet Night at Asda Brierley Hill

The aim is to help customers who are intimidated or stressed by noisy environments to shop in comfort – including those with hearing problems and people with autism or similar disabilities.

Community Life Champion Steph Walker came up with the idea after working Insight House, a local charity for carers.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 02 April 2014
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Posted in News & Blogs on 02 April 2014
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Bolton FM presenter Matthew Davidge is camping out at Asda Horwich all this week for a sponsored sleepathon!

DJ Matthew Davidge talks to Dave Spikey in store

Colleagues have set up a bed for him – complete with George Home duvet set and accessories – near the store foyer where he has been broadcasting all week.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 01 April 2014
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Meet Holly Jakubecz – the baby who surprised everyone last month when she was born in an Asda car park!

Holly Jakubecz

Holly made the headlines when she put in a sudden appearance just outside the store on 13th March, a few days after her due date. She was delivered safe and well weighing a healthy 8lb 4oz with the help of a passerby after mum Jessica Sansom went into sudden labour.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 01 April 2014