Robert has gone from teen trolley wrangler to Falkirk Asda elder statesmen

A popular porter has been chasing down trolleys for Asda and literally going the extra mile to help out the store and customers for over 41 years.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 7:02 am

Robert Galbraith, from Bonnybridge, joined the Asda Falkirk team when he was just 17 had has done a first class job inside and outside the premises.

He said: “I’ve loved working here – I’m glad I’m back outside again working with trollies where I started all those years ago. I’m still friends with a guy who used to work here 40 years ago, so it’s definitely been great for meeting people and making new friends.”

Asda service section leader Ross Gibbons said: “Pretty much everyone in Falkirk knows Robert – he's such a popular guy. He's a lovely man; very chatty, bubbly and extremely helpful.

Robert Galbraith has been a familiar face inside and outside Asda's Falkirk store for 41 years

“He's always speaking to someone. A few years ago, he used to go up and down to the bus station at Falkirk to collect trolleys, so he's very dedicated to his job."