Ripley pub scoops top marks for hygiene

Staff at one Ripley pub are celebrating after their establishment was awarded the top rating for its levels of hygiene.

The Red Lion pub, in Market Place, was awarded a five star rating by council inspectors this week, as part of the Scores on the Doors programme.

Emily Hawkley, pub manager, said: “I ‘m delighted that we have gained the top rating... All of the staff work hard to ensure that the pub offers its customers the highest levels of hygiene, at all times, and we are delighted that our efforts have been recognised with the five star rating.”