Asda is opening up a dedicated space for organisations to use in
its Carcroft store - and it won't cost local groups a penny.
The new 'community centre' is open to not-for-profit
organisations that require meeting space to improve the quality of
people's lives locally and is calling on groups to come forward and
It's part of the store's Community Life scheme which it launched
at the end of March.
Those eligible include schools, skills trainers, homework clubs,
health clubs, neighbourhood watch, teaching courses and community
Store manager, Darren Maxwell explains: "We are opening up our
training room and carpark at no cost because we realise that having
a space to sit down and meet is becoming increasingly harder for
"We'll be keeping an events calendar on our community life
noticeboard so people are aware of the bigger events and those
which are open to all."
There is no cost to the organisation and there is no requirement
for anyone using the space to shop at the store.
Darren added: "We require eight weeks' notice of a booking and
evidence of public liability insurance, which most groups should
"Our community champion will act as host for the group but other
than that we will simply be there if they need us - it really is
their space to use."
To find out more please ask in store at customer services.