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Fine art student Lily Mayor has chosen an unusual medium for her A-level art project – not watercolours or oil paints but Asda Smart Price Coffee!

Lily's coffee painting

The 17-year-old first experimented painting with instant coffee as a background colour. Lily said: “I liked the effect that it created so I tried painting with it over some of my watercolour paintings”.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 31 March 2014
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It’s a family affair at Asda Coleraine in Northern Ireland where it’s not unusual to take your mum to work!

Teresa and Clare

Teresa McCaughan and her daughter Clare (pictured above) are one of FIVE sets of mums and daughters/sons who work at the same store. Teresa has been working at the store for six years and was joined on the checkouts by Clare two years later.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 28 March 2014
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If you’re hoping for breakfast in bed from your kids this Mother’s Day why not make it easy for them by placing your order in advance!

Mother's Day door hanger

We’ve come up with a handy room service menu that you can cut out and hang on your door ready for Sunday morning.

You can tick off your favourite breakfast items and even ask for a newspaper – or to be left in peace!

There’s space for you to fill in your favourite cereal – and if you’d like to try something different why not check out our Mother’s Day breakfast suggestions.

Whatever you order we hope you enjoy it!

Place your order: Download our Breakfast in Bed door hanger and fill it in – don’t forget to hang it up before Sunday!

Posted in News & Blogs on 28 March 2014
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Gnorman the gnome – who was named by our Facebook fans last year – has been popping up in some funny places recently and we’ve loved seeing your pictures of him!

Gnorman the gnome and his family

Thanks for sharing your fab pictures of Gnorman and his family with us – we’ve picked our top ten to receive a £25 gift voucher each to add another gnomey edition to their family.

Read more and see the winning pictures.
Posted in News & Blogs on 26 March 2014
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Asda teams up with Young Enterprise charity

We’ve teamed up with educational charity Young Enterprise to help young people gain the skills and advice they need to set up their own businesses.

One of the Young Enterprise groups showcases their wares at Asda House

This month we invited students from local schools into Asda House and our bigger stores around the country so that they could practice pitching their business ideas to Asda colleagues.

The student groups are competing to come up with the best business idea – and they get to keep any profits they make. The group with the best idea will win an award and further mentoring and advice from Asda managers.

Posted in News & Blogs on 26 March 2014