Mark Richmond

Arrived in Modena central 12.30am after a long days travel. Oh my god Italian drivers!

We decided the best way to find what’s in the town would be to get up early (7.30 start) and have an early morning run round the old town of Modena. What a great move – after about 5 minutes we came across a huge food market in the centre of Modena.

Modena market

Posted by Mark Richmond on 31 March 2015
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We’ve got lots of Easter treats at our bakery counter in store, from traditional hot cross buns to bunny crumpets and Easter celebration cakes.

Hot cross buns

Our hot cross buns are baked fresh in store each day and the cross is piped on by hand. In-store baker Mark Oliver spent months getting the recipe just right – “Our buns are traditional, with subtle notes of cloves and cinnamon,” he said.

This year we’ve got two new varieties of Chosen by you hot cross buns: Double Chocolate or Caramel and White Chocolate at just 85p for a pack of four.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 31 March 2015
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If, like many people, you’d like to eat more fish but aren’t sure how to prepare it or cook it we can help!

Whole salmon

In a recent survey one in five parents admit they don’t eat fish as a family meal because they don’t know how to cook it. And one in ten say they don’t even like touching raw fish.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 31 March 2015
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There’s no excuse for putting off that overdue DIY or gardening task this Easter – we’ve got the tools for the job at great prices in store.*

Easter Bank Holiday Event

In our Easter Bank Holiday Event you’ll find great deals on a wide range on products including lawnmowers, tool sets and other DIY equipment.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 31 March 2015
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Ray Mellors celebrates his 90th birthday today making him our oldest Asda colleague – and he has no plans to retire just yet!


He still works two days a week in the grocery department of our Hyson Green store in Nottingham. Colleagues there held a surprise party for him on Friday, complete with 90 balloons, buffet lunch and a cake with 90 candles. Store manager Lyndsey Newmarch and Midlands senior director Mark Chilcott also presented him with birthday cards and presents.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 30 March 2015