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Apply for Healthier Options Takeaways award

This award recognises those takeaways who offer healthier options. By gaining the award, your business will be seen to be committed to supporting local communities to lead healthier lives.

Other benefits include:

  • increasing customer choice
  • increasing customer satisfaction and sales
  • enhancing reputation of the business
  • receiving a certificate and promotional material to display in premises
  • recognition of achievement through our website and social media. 

The merit will last for 2 years, unless there is a change of owner or cuisine, as this would make the award would expire.

We have the right to remove the merit if the food hygiene rating of the takeaway falls below 3.

There is no cost in applying for the merit.

How to apply

Please download a form from the related documents section of this web page.

There are 6 sections of the self-assessment form and in each section all questions need to be completed.

Please provide comments to help us understand how exactly you are meeting the criteria, this might be examples of what you do or changes you have made. Please attach any copies of menus you may have to the form.

Once completed please send the form to:

Place and Communities
Ashfield District Council
Urban Road
NG17 8DA.

Or you can email the completed form and attachments to us at: