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Colleagues host litter picks as part of The Big Help Out to mark the King’s Coronation

May 5, 2023 07:44am
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Colleagues from our stores across the UK have joined forces to host litter picks as part of The Big Help Out to mark the King’s coronation.

The initiative is seeing thousands of organisations come together to help clean up the local community.

To further support the Big Help Out, Asda colleagues were offered a paid day off to take part in the Great Community Clean Up, bringing communities together to make a difference in their area by arranging litter picks in places such as parks, community centres, beaches and canals.
Community champions from stores in the East Yorkshire region, pictured above, came together to pick up litter and tidy up the foreshore at Hessle under the Humber Bridge.Community campion Geoff, from our Mount Pleasant store, said: "We managed to pick up three full bags of rubbish between us and leave it looking great for people to enjoy with their families.Here's what some of our stores have been up to.

Our Bromborough store's community champion Helen, above, has been working with New Ferry Community Land Trust on a big tidy up.

And Michelle Castledine, community champion at our Gosforth store, below, joined in with a big clean up in the Kenton area of Newcastle.

Colleagues at our Tunstall store, below, teamed up with volunteers at Number 11 to clean around our store.

Community champion Jane Atkin from our Swindon Haydon store joined forces with members of her community coffee morning, below, to tidy up an area near the store.

Amanda Sheldon, community champion at Asda Ashington, below, posted about her litter pick by the boundary of Ashington FC.

Colleagues from our Taunton store, below, joined with pupils from Minerva Primary School for a litter pick.

Community champion Karen Thomas from our Tonypandy store, below, was joined by colleagues to tidy up the land around the store.

And our Barnsley store's community champion Tina Burke, organises weekly litter picks. Here she is with some of the volunteers who regularly lend a hand, with the 10 bags of rubbish they picked up on a recent collection:

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