As the obesity crisis grows, alarming numbers show that Wigan now has 85 more fast food outlets than in 2010.
The data compiled by the BBC has highlighted the rapid increase in local imports Wigan & # 39 ; s roads compared to 130 eight years ago.
These figures show a 40 percent increase in fast food restaurants, meaning that there are now 66 takings per 100,000 people compared to 41 when records began.
Nevertheless, Wigan is listed as an average compared to other areas of England, such as Westminster, which has an estimated 1
Of the 395 restaurants in Wigan, the takeaways make more as half of 54 percent compared to 45 percent of only 240 stores in 2010.
The Town Hall has stated that it is only responsible for licenses, if the building is open after 23 o'clock and that there is little So prevents takeaways from operating as long as they are within those hours.
According to Wigan Council's latest licensing policy, two cumulative zones of impact were introduced in the city centers, raising the level of
alcohol-related crime, disorder and harassment.
Wigan's late-night snack bars are now under policy and new premises are required to provide "essential evidence" that they do not add to these issues in order to obtain a license. [19659003Healthbodies'declarationsmade"comprehensive"measurestotacklethegrowingadipositycrisis
Professor Kate Ardern, Public Health Council Director, commented: "We have a number of brilliant, fully commissioned comprehensive obesity services, including weight loss, well-being to encourage people, take control of their health and make healthier life choices.
"We know that when we start early with our children, we can lay the foundations of good practice, physical activity, and health that the norm eats and up work towards our vision of preventing ill health.
The "Lose Weight, Feel Good" initiative includes a range of services that help people control their weight. These include an online program that provides personal care through a health coach, a weight-loss-led weight management program.
Services are designed to provide support and advice on healthy eating and physical activity, and behavioral change to help people lose weight and "keep it forever."
Prof Ardern added: "Our Let's Get Movin's program has received national recognition for tackling childhood obesity and has been used as an example of best practice
" It not only encourages children to adopt a healthy lifestyle and teaches them the benefits of healthy eating and sports, she also educates parents and helps them making healthy life decisions, which is a crucial aspect of improving well-being
"Our work through Wellfest and the Daily Mile demonstrates once again our commitment to community health and well-being."
The news comes only months after Wigan's name d as one of the fattest cities in the country.
A study published by Public Health England in April shows that more than twice as many Wiganers are hospitalized with a primary or secondary diagnosis of obesity.
In England there were 1,159 per 100,000 people hospitalized for obesity in 2016/17, and in the same period a whopping 2,361 Wiganer per 100,000 were seen for the same problems.