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Daredevil Amy leaps out of plane at 13,000ft to raise money for hospice

Daredevil Amy leaps out of plane at 13,000ft to raise money for hospice

Our Clacton-on-Sea store's community champion Amy Openshaw took to the skies and jumped out of a plane at 13,000ft to raise money for the hospice which cared for her mum Julie.Daredevil Amy – who has so far raised £600 – said: "Last year my mum sadly lost her long battl...
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15 Jul 2019
Steve's emotional visit to thank the Asda Scunthorpe colleagues who saved his life

Steve's emotional visit to thank the Asda Scunthorpe colleagues who saved his life

Sixty-nine-year-old grandad Steve Downey made an emotional return to our Scunthorpe store to thank the colleagues who helped save his life when he had a cardiac arrest, saying "I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for them".Security section leader Josh Campbell twice used the...
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12 Jul 2019
Stephanie teams up with local food bank for collection ahead of summer holidays

Stephanie teams up with local food bank for collection ahead of summer holidays

Our Kilkeel store's community champion Stephanie Rogers invited some of the wonderful volunteers from Cornerstone Foodbank into the store for a collection drive to coincide with the start of the summer holidays.Stephanie's set up a dedicated collection point for customers to donate much...
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12 Jul 2019
Asda Cookstown helps club with £1,000 healthy holidays grant

Asda Cookstown helps club with £1,000 healthy holidays grant

Children from Maghera Community Link in Cookstown will be tucking into healthy breakfasts and snacks this summer thanks to a £1,000 donation from the Asda Foundation.The group, which was set-up in 2014 to promote better cross-community relations in the local area, provides a comfortable, saf...
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08 Jul 2019
Thanks to the generous customers supporting our Fight Hunger initiative

Thanks to the generous customers supporting our Fight Hunger initiative

A big thank you to everyone who's supporting the Asda Fight Hunger Create Change programme.Here's Sandra Deakins, the community champion at our Pudsey store, at one of the collections points we've got in more than 300 of our larger stores across the country. This week, we’re ...
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08 Jul 2019
Seven-year-old 'ray of sunshine' Dexter loves his visits to Asda Leamington Spa

Seven-year-old 'ray of sunshine' Dexter loves his visits to Asda Leamington Spa

When little Dexter Robb is asked if he'd like to go to the park or Asda there's no contest – Asda wins hands down every time!The seven-year-old is fascinated by our Leamington Spa store and colleagues there just love having him around.Store manager Jon Clements said: "He real...
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05 Jul 2019