Two Ashington clubs given new food hygiene ratings

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two Ashington establishments.

By Katie Williams
Thursday, 19th May 2022, 10:32 am
The ratings are issued by the Food Standards Agency.
The ratings are issued by the Food Standards Agency.

Ashington Royal British Legion, at 75 North Seaton Road, has been handed a four-out-of-five rating after an assessment on April 12.

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And Hirst Progressive Social Club, at 61-65 North Seaton Road, was also given a score of four on April 12.

It means that of Northumberland's 434 pubs, bars and nightclubs with ratings, 357 (82%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.

The ratings are as follows: 5 – hygiene standards are very good; 4 – hygiene standards are good; 3 – hygiene standards are generally satisfactory; 2 – some improvement is necessary; 1 – major improvement is necessary; 0 – urgent improvement is required.