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An exclusive George Home collection created by a young, talented designer supported by The Prince’s Trust is now available in stores and online.

Katie Craven

Katie Craven, a 26-year-old illustrator from Ribble Valley, came up with the on trend ‘Caspian’ nautical range together with our in-house design team.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 28 April 2016
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Two-year-old Elizabeth MacTaggert loves playing in the garden – especially when she gets the chance to talk to her friends, the family of Asda gnomes.

Elizabeth and the gnomes

Mum Gemma started building the gnome collection shortly after Gnorman and Gnorma, the first gnome pair, hit Asda shelves.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 27 April 2016
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An Asda Living Store in Manchester has introduced a Saturday morning “Quiet Hour” to help customers with autism after an idea from manager Simon Lea.

Simon Lea

Starting on 7th May, he will be opening the store in Cheetham Hill an hour early to trial a “Quiet Hour” for customers who may be disturbed by loud noise.

From 8am to 9am there will be no in-store music or tannoy announcements and the televisions and escalators will be turned off. Colleagues will also be handing out maps of the store featuring pictures instead of words.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 26 April 2016
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When Asda colleague Emily Kellett took the time to chat to a stranger she didn’t realise her chance encounter would touch so many people.

Emily with Patrick

Emily, who is a Mental Health Ambassador at Asda, bumped into 86-year-old Patrick in Leeds city centre and they started chatting. When Patrick asked Emily if she had time for a coffee she said she did – and they ended up spending two hours chatting together.

Afterwards Emily posted on LinkedIn about their chance meeting, saying: "This is Patrick. He is 86 and he stopped me in Leeds yesterday to ask me how my day was. He then asked if by any chance I had time for a coffee. Meetings cancelled – I spent 2 hours with the most wonderful man.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 22 April 2016
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We’ve teamed up with TOWIE star and fitness fanatic Lucy Mecklenburgh to tell everyone about the benefits of Jersey Royal potatoes – now in stores and online for 85p per kg.

Lucy

Our Grower’s Selection Jersey Royal potatoes are a fibre-packed, low GI carb that keep you fuller for longer.

100g of Jersey Royals contain 25% of your recommended daily amount of vitamin C, and have more Vitamin C than pasta or rice.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 22 April 2016