Hygiene ratings - latest results

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More than 70 per cent of eateries were rated as performing to the correct standard in the most recently published hygiene results.

Out of the 37 assessed, 26 were given a score of at least three out of five.

The results are those that have been published in the last month.

Businesses that serve food are rated on a scale of zero to five on how hygienically it is handled; how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored, the condition of the structure of the buildings; the cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation and other facilities as well as how the business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe.

It is not an assessment of an establishment’s culinary prowess.

Anything deemed three or above is described as being of an acceptable standard.

There were no fives recorded, but there were a total of 15 businesses which scored four with a further 11 being rated as a three.

However, seven businesses were only rated a one, while four were rated two, meaning that 30 per cent were thought not up to the minimum level expected.

Once again though, and this will be of some relief to punters, no businesses recorded the lowest “zero” score.

The information provided on businesses is held on behalf of local authorities participating in the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in England, Northern Ireland and Wales or the Food Hygiene Information Scheme in Scotland.

The inspections continue throughout the year, with rating designed to provide reassurance to customers.

Establishments are also marked on food-handling practices and procedures and temperature control, as well as its structural compliance, such as cleanliness, lay-out, condition of structure, lighting, ventilation and facilities.

Businesses are also marked on confidence in management, which is graded on the performance of those in charge and issues such as how well guidelines are understood by the workforce as well as things such as the track record of the company and complaint history.

RATINGS:

Four stars (Good)

Sweet Heart with Miriam Cakes, 23 Stranraer Road, Norley, Wigan WN5 0QZ

V&D Local Ltd, 431 Gidlow Lane, Wigan, WN6 7PN

Spinners Arms, 76 Bolton Road, Atherton, Manchester M46 9JY

Gola Newsagent, 320 Holden Road, Leigh, WN7 2HG

Wigan Central, Arches 1 & 2 Queen Stree, Wigan, WN3 4DY

Bap, 28 Standishgate, Wigan, WN1 1UE

Henrietta Street Chippy, 39 Henrietta Street, Leigh, WN7 1LP

Leigh Catholic Association Club, 12 Bond Street, Leigh, WN7 1AG

Wing Lee, 738 Ormskirk Road, Pemberton, Wigan WN5 8BB

Reeces News, 139 Manchester Road, Tyldesley, Manchester M29 8DL

Best in Best, 15 Railway Road, Leigh, WN7 4AA

As Sweet as Honey Cakes and Balloons, 242 Twist Lane, Leigh, WN7 4EL

MetroFresh Marsh Green Primary School, Kitt Green Road, Wigan, WN5 0EF

MetroFresh Winstanley Community School, Tan House Drive, Winstanley, Wigan WN3 6JP

The Lilac Lounge Cafe, 94 Bradshawgate, Leigh, Wigan WN7 4NP

Three stars (generally satisfactory)

Acorns Care Centre, Parkside, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3LJ

The Galley Cafe, 2 Garswood Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 9AF

Subway, East Lancashire Road, Tyldesley, Manchester M28 1BT

Prepped Fresh, 184 Chaddock Lane, Worsley, Manchester M28 1DN

Matarenka Limited, 64 Standishgate, Wigan, WN1 1UW

Revive Sandwich Bar, 77 Newton Road, Lowton, Warrington WA3 1EL

Cheethams Stores 1 Ltd, 30 Logwood Avenue, Wigan, WN5 9RE

Bambu128 Higher Green Lane, Astley, Manchester M29 7JB

Carrington Court Care Home - HC-One, 190 Darby Lane, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3DU

Wok Wok, 368 Warrington Road, Abram, Wigan WN2 5XA

Railway Tavern, 396 Westleigh Lane, Leigh, WN7 5PU

Two stars (improvement necessary)

Becky’s Cafe, 88 Leigh Road, Leigh, WN7 1SL

Yong Fung, 6 Warrington Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 9PL

Shan Shan, 79 Sale Lane, Tyldesley, Manchester M29 8NQ

Rainbow Corner, Leopold Street, Pemberton, Wigan WN5 8EG

One star (major improvement necessary)

Eddy’s Chicken & Pizza, 121 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, WN5 9EA

The God Father, 13 Market Street, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3AE

Village Cafe, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE

Krunchys Chicken, 79 Railway Road, Leigh, WN7 4AD

Godfather Kebab House, 2a Lord Street, Leigh, WN7 1DP

Mr Pizza, 57 Chapel Street, Leigh, WN7 2PB

R J Taylor (Northwest) Ltd, Park Lane, Abram, Wigan WN2 5XP