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Hilda Ryan has just turned 100 and celebrated her birthday with a party for family and friends complete with a birthday card from the Queen – and a photocake from Asda!

Hilda on her birthday

Pam Smith, 73, is Hilda’s great niece who bought the cake from Asda Kirkstall in Leeds. She chose a black and white photo showing Hilda aged nine.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 27 March 2015
Tommy's

Tommy's AwardsWe’ve been named Best Family Supermarket at the Tommy’s Awards for the sixth year in a row – thanks to everyone who voted for us!

It’s a huge honour to win this award as it’s voted for by the people that matter most – real mums and dads.

We’d like to congratulate all the winners and nominees from this year’s awards – including James Low who was the deserving winner of the Courage Award, which we are proud to sponsor.

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Posted in Tommy's on 23 March 2015
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Love pugs? Love cake? Then we think you’re going to adore our new Pablo the pug cake!

Pug cake

Pablo is the latest addition to our bakery range and is available to buy in stores now for just £10.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 March 2015
News & Blogs

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve launched two new limited edition George Home collections in collaboration with two talented designers who have been supported by The Prince’s Trust.

New George Home Prince's Trust collection

It’s our second year working with The Prince’s Trust charity. The 2015 collection features the work of 25-year-old Sophie Best from Birmingham and 26-year-old Deborah Ballinger from Nottingham, who have been working closely with our design team on their exclusive interiors ranges for the past 18 months.

Each piece reflects the signature style and passions of the two designers perfectly, with 10% of sales going to The Prince’s Trust to help other young people into work.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 March 2015
News & Blogs

Three colleagues from our Gravesend store have abseiled 200ft down a building to raise money for charity in memory of nine-year-old Stacey Mowle.

People Trading Manager Simon Milham who took part in the charity abseil

Stacey was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma Cancer in May 2010 and colleagues at our Gravesend store were hoping to raise £500,000 so she could have treatment in America.

They quickly showed support for the local star and held lots of fundraising activities, including a world record attempt to create the longest conga line through Gravesend town centre and a Gangnam Style flash dance.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 18 March 2015