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Izzy's special bond with 'honorary granddaughter' Ellie

Izzy's special bond with 'honorary granddaughter' Ellie

When seven-year-old Ellie McShane helps her parents Richard and Jane with the weekly shop at our Toryglen store she always heads straight for our checkout colleague Izzy Ralston – and they've formed such a special bond that Izzy calls Ellie her "honorary granddaughter".Ellie,...
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06 Dec 2019
Tayyib's back at Asda Perry Barr after dream placement working on Bond movie

Tayyib's back at Asda Perry Barr after dream placement working on Bond movie

When our colleague Tayyib Mahmood returned to our Perry Barr store from a four-month career break colleagues were shaken and stirred to find out what he'd been up to ... a dream work placement working on the new James Bond film No Time To Die!Tayyib has worked part time at the store since 20...
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06 Dec 2019
Sandra arranges VIP theatre visit for charity fundraisers

Sandra arranges VIP theatre visit for charity fundraisers

The wonderful ladies from the St Jospeh's Tuesday Club have raised thousands of pounds for charity over the years – so our Pudsey store's community champion Sandra Deakins arranged an extra special Christmas theatre trip for them to say thank you.The group is celebrating its 20th ...
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05 Dec 2019
Angela surprises residents of fire-hit retirement complex with 'magical' Christmas party

Angela surprises residents of fire-hit retirement complex with 'magical' Christmas party

When our Crewe store's community champion Angela Leighton heard that elderly residents of a retirement complex devastated by fire were getting together for the first time in months to celebrate Christmas she pulled out all the stops to organise an extra special festive surprise for them.Some...
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03 Dec 2019
We're proud to support Scottish suppliers through our development academy

We're proud to support Scottish suppliers through our development academy

We're proud to be selling more locally-produced food and drink in our Scottish stores and helping more Scottish businesses grow through our Supplier Development Academy.Twenty-two Scottish suppliers took part in this year’s academy – a bespoke training programme which has helped ...
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03 Dec 2019
Asda Foundation spreads magic this Christmas by doubling green token donations

Asda Foundation spreads magic this Christmas by doubling green token donations

We're sprinkling a bit of Christmas magic to our green token scheme by doubling the amount of money the featured good causes will receive.In celebration of the Asda Foundation's 30th birthday, the local charities, groups, schools and good causes nominated at all our larger stores will s...
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03 Dec 2019