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Old 15-01-2020, 11:26 AM   #1
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Default Some Rutland locals say no to a McDonalds

But its out of the town area

A Drive through , infact

Around 50 new jobs,



So its should go ahead.

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Old 15-01-2020, 11:35 AM   #2
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Old 15-01-2020, 11:49 AM   #3
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Yes they say its not being a Snob

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Old 15-01-2020, 12:42 PM   #4
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its good jobs for the local youth and a great place for families to go and be together
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I say well done, most town centres are just carbon copies of each other now with mc Ds, greggs, boots, KFC, the independents and small businesses are forced out.
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I say well done, most town centres are just carbon copies of each other now with mc Ds, greggs, boots, KFC, the independents and small businesses are forced out.
It's not in town
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Old 15-01-2020, 04:34 PM   #7
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It's not surprising they don't want it - destroying lovely green space, for a company that's contributing to the destruction of rainforest?

Keep it.
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'The fact their application includes a drive-through suggests they are looking not just to target the people of Rutland but also tourists to Rutland Water.'

They aim to take the tourist business from the independents established there, this is them saying it :/
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I say well done, most town centres are just carbon copies of each other now with mc Ds, greggs, boots, KFC, the independents and small businesses are forced out.

Its not in the Town Centre
its a Drive Through.
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Its not in the Town Centre
its a Drive Through.
Yes I'm aware of that, I posted a quote in relation to it above.
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I say well done, most town centres are just carbon copies of each other now with mc Ds, greggs, boots, KFC, the independents and small businesses are forced out.
That's a bit of a simplistic view. The presence of big chains is pretty vital to the survival and success of a lot of towns
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That's a bit of a simplistic view. The presence of big chains is pretty vital to the survival and success of a lot of towns
Not at all... they may have a place in towns where there is the geographical distance to create fair competition.

That is not the reason here is it? The specific and stated reason is to take the tourist trade. Therefore the townsfolk who already work there and the business owners are not going to be very open to this.

What of their jobs?...it's small minded not to consider the impact this could have in the community.
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What it should be about is choice. The more choice people have for places to eat the better. It's also worth noting that when any chain like this enters a new town and it's up for debate, that the chain usually invest a lot upgrading the local area by helping with infrastructure etc
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