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Happy Father’s Day to dads everywhere – including our 85-year-old colleague Jack Plummer who works at our Sheffield store with his daughter Maria Northcliffe and granddaughter Alicia Northcliffe.

Alicia, Jack and Maria

Produce colleague Jack, who’s been widowed twice, worked as a plasterer and taxi driver before he joined Asda in December 2002. He’s got no plans to retire.

Jack said: “I like to keep busy – I’ve never stopped working and have got no plans to retire. I want to get to 100!”

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Posted in News & Blogs on 16 June 2017
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Wow your guests this summer with Britain’s “Best BBQ Show-Off Product” – our Oak-Smoked Beef Rib, which won the accolade in the Olive Supermarket Awards 2017.

Oak-Smoked Beef Rib with BBQ Sauce

The judges said: “A clear winner for its impressive show-off factor, it really delivers on flavour with a well-balanced smoke and a sharp, not-too-sweet BBQ sauce. The meat is tender and falls off the bone.”

Posted in News & Blogs on 16 June 2017
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Happy Father’s Day to all the dads at our stores across the country – especially those who work with members of their family.

Here are just some of the Asda dads celebrating Father’s Day this weekend:

Dominic and Mollie

Dominic McCoy (pictured above) works nights alongside his daughter Mollie at our Antrim store.

Mollie said: “My dad is a real inspiration to me, and I joined the Asda team about six months ago to follow in his footsteps. As we are both work the night shift, we are used to staying up and working into the wee hours in store together. Father’s Day is a really special occasion for us.”

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Posted in News & Blogs on 16 June 2017
News & Blogs

We’re cutting the price of unleaded petrol and diesel by 2p a litre – from tomorrow you’ll pay no more than 111.7p per litre at all our filling stations across the UK.

Fuel price cut

We’re the first retailer to cut fuel prices after a fall in the wholesale cost of oil.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 15 June 2017
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With Northern Ireland set to host the UEFA European Women’s U19 Championships 2017 from 8th – 20th August, Asda NI has become an official tournament partner.

Bethany Lewis and Faith Hamilton who are both six and play football in Doagh Primary School’s after schools club celebrate Asda’s tournament partnership with Sweet Caroline, the official mascot for the UEFA Women's Under 19 Championship

As well as contributing to the Irish FA’s ‘Legacy Programme’, which aims to increase participation in women’s football, the partnership will help support the WU19 UEFA volunteer programme.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 13 June 2017