A NEW food hygiene rating has been awarded to an establishment in the Braintree district, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

Pizza Mania, at 30 Newland Street, Witham, was given four stars out of five.

It was given the score after an assessment on November 24.

The new rating means of the district's 201 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 156 - 78 per cent - have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.