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Rutland is still very unique says councillor after county becomes last in country to approve plans for a McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru




The deputy leader of Rutland County Council says the county will retain its uniqueness after councillors approved plans for a McDonald's.

The planning application has hit headlines as until now, Rutland has been the only county in the country without the fast food chain.

Plans to build one in Oakham, off Lands' End Way at its junction with Hackamore Way, were approved with eight councillors voting in favour and none against. Three councillorspresent at the meeting did not cast a vote, with one abstaining from the vote and two declaring an interest.


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