Tag: Asda

Giant gnomes delight little Lola

The Asda store in Chandler’s Ford  invited a young girl with learning disabilities into the store to give her some giant gnomes. Lola Anderson, who’s four, loves Asda gnomes and was left heartbroken when one of her favourite gnomes had broken. Abbie Bowers, customer trading manager, asked little Lola to come into the store following…

Taxi Driver assaulted in Chandler’s Ford

Police have released images of three men they would like to speak to after a taxi driver was assaulted in Chandler’s Ford on Saturday, January 10. At around 9pm the 45 year-old driver arrived at the Asda car park on Bournemouth Road to drop off three men he had picked up in the Witts Hill…

Local scouts take on weekly shop at Asda

  Asda Eastleigh welcomed the 2nd Ramalley Scouts down to the store to take on the challenge of doing the weekly shop on a £10 budget and also to receive a fantastic donation of £200.00 to help with their future fundraising. The scouts group were also taught about healthy eating and the importance of being…

Prince’s Trust to fill Asda bags for charity

A group of young adults from the group in Eastleigh will be packing shopping bags in Asda, Chandlers Ford, this Thursday and Friday from 10am- 4pm in a bid to raise money for disabled children and adults. The group of fourteen 16 – 23 year-olds are aiming to raise £1,000 to build a workspace where…

Asda Eastleigh drops in to homeless centre with donation

Colleagues from Asda in Eastleigh have donated £150 worth of products to a homeless drop in centre, Two Saints, as part of the store’s Community Life initiative. Community Life is Asda’s commitment to the local area and aims to make the communities around its stores a better place to live and work for colleagues and…

Asda helps pupils to get green fingers

Pupils from Cherbourg School in Eastleigh will be turning their fingers green this spring thanks to Asda Eastleigh. Children from the school’s gardening club have been given a donation of equipment, seeds and everything else a budding gardener needs as part of the store’s Gro-Sure Challenge.  The challenge has been launched in partnership with Unwins…

Hants police: Don’t Panic!

“Don’t Panic” is the message from Hampshire Constabulary as fears of a fuel shortage continues to cause queues at petrol stations nationally – a situation that  has been exacerbated locally by a dearth of garages – two in the immediate vacinty having closed in the last 12 months having been put out of business by…

Asda launches new community initiative

Asda at Chandler’s Ford has unveiled a new commitment to the local area called ‘Community Life’ as part of a nationwide campaign. As part of the initiative, a special community board is being launched and money will be raised for local worthwhile causes. Each store will have  a ‘Community Champion’ dedicated to supporting the local…

Asda’s Mother’s Day gift to local maternity unit‏

Colleagues from Asda stores in Eastleigh and Southampton are giving new mums an extra special gift this Mother’s Day with a donation of £700 to the Princess Anne Hospital’s maternity unit. Four colleagues from the two stores visited the unit today, Thursday, to meet the team at the maternity unit and present them with the…

Purse snatched at ASDA

Police have released images of three people they would like to speak to after a purse was stolen from a woman who was while shopping at Asda. At around midday on Wednesday, October 19, a 68-year-old woman from Romsey was shopping in the Chandlers Ford Superstore when she was approached by a man who began…

FIFA 12 pulls in crowd at ASDA

Crowds formed at the Chandlers Ford branch of ASDA last night as gaming fans converged on the hypermarket to for the midnight release of footie action game FIFA 12 described in the gaming press as the ‘Most eagerly awaited game of the year”. An Eastleigh News reader was on hand to capture the scene on…

ASDA besieged by angry motorists

Motorists laid siege to the petrol station at Asda supermarket, Chandlers Ford today in order to fill up ahead of the two and half percent VAT increase planned for tomorrow. All routes around the vicinity of the Asda roundabout were gridlocked as a tailback of vehicles waiting to use the pumps stretched back onto Bournemouth…

Freya Aiming High!

A young javelin star supported by Asda Eastleigh is celebrating after being selected for the first ever Youth Olympics which takes place in Singapore on 14-16 August in front of 370,000 spectators. Freya Jones has been supported by Asda Eastleigh and SportsAid’s Sporting Chance initiative which has seen her receive £500 funding for training and…