SNOBS in the only county without a McDonald’s are fighting plans for a branch — claiming it will bring “riff-raff”.
McDonald’s hope to open up a new store in Oakham, Rutland[/caption]
Residents in the picturesque town of Oakham claim the fast food chain could devalue their properties[/caption]
But residents of Oakham are opposing the application in a town better known for shooting, sailing and £35,000 a year schools.
They say the McDonald’s will devalue their homes and attract the wrong kinds of people.
Indian takeaway boss Gaz Ali added “It’s going to bring riff-raff.”
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And Sandra Wells, 57, wrote: “It’s disgusting. Oakham is not the place for it.”
Gym owner Jade Smith, 35, said: “It will kill off our beautiful town.”
Rutland County Council will decide later.
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