Community

Colleagues at Asda stores across the country are getting ready for World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite characters.

World Book Day at Asda Antrim

World Book Day celebrates its 20th anniversary when this year’s event takes place on Thursday March 2nd. To mark the occasion, our wonderful team of Community Champions are arranging fun activities in store, as well as visiting local primary schools to read to youngsters – and colleagues in our stores across the UK are joining in the fun too.

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Posted in Community on 27 February 2017
Community

A village community centre is getting a much-needed upgrade – thanks to a £28,400 donation from the Asda Foundation.

Cheque presentation

Trawden Forest Community Centre is a vital hub for people from the village near Colne to enjoy a range of activities.

Volunteers took it on from Pendle Council in 2014 and the donation from the Asda Foundation will go towards refurbishing the centre, including rewiring, a new extended kitchen, new seating and floor coverings, followed by re-decoration.

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Posted in Community on 27 February 2017
News & Blogs

The latest additions to our range of gnomes are now available – and fans are taking to social media to tell us just how much they like them.

Some of the new gnomes

The new gnome range includes a footballer, a fairy and a policeman – and it’s been an instant hit.

Vikki Nugent from Aberdare said she has bought almost every available giant gnome and now has around 30 in her front garden.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 25 February 2017
News & Blogs

David loved shopping at Asda when he was a little boy and told his mum “When I grow up I want to work here” – and he’s fulfilled his dream.

David with Gladys

David, who’s deaf, got a work experience placement and then a full-time job at our Huddersfield store – and he’s hugely popular with colleagues and customers like 85-year-old Gladys Dorward (pictured above with David).

His mum, Adele Marsden, got in touch with us on Facebook to say how much David has enjoyed his time at the store.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 24 February 2017
News & Blogs

Our Asda Money Cashback Credit Cards have been named Best Credit Card Product of The Year at The 2017 Card and Payments Awards.

The Asda Money team accept the award

Judges at the event looked for products which offer best value to the customer, show creative or innovative elements, and demonstrate commercial success.

The Asda Cashback Credit Card gives money back on everything you buy – with 1% cashback on anything you spend in Asda and 0.5% cashback on all other purchases.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 24 February 2017