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Scores Of Takeaways Found To Be Unsafe

Friday December 21 2012



MANY hot food takeaways in Barnsley have been found to be putting staff and customers at risk by having unsafe gas appliances.

Barnsley Council's Regulatory Services are visiting every takeaway in town to make sure they have everything up to scratch.But shocking findings show that almost three quarters of the businesses visited so far have loose and damaged pipework, no gas safety records, and no means of turning off the gas if something goes wrong.

The takeaways have now been told to fix the problems. 

Coun Roy Miller said: "The key message we aim to give to food business operators are that essential maintenance must not be cut even at this difficult economic time."

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Reply Posted by Michelle on Sunday December 23 2012 at 13:28
Name and shame!!!

Reply Posted by Jane on Friday December 28 2012 at 13:40
Just check them on Scores on the Doors http://www.scoresonthedoors.org.uk/. It publishes their hygiene profiles. Beware though, you might never eat out again!

Reply Posted by Chris on Tuesday January 1 2013 at 23:57
I only order from Dominos, only place I can trust in Barnsley.

Reply Posted by モンクレール on Sunday January 6 2013 at 11:07
we pay gas we pay power