Rutland falls to the golden arches and welcomes McDonald's

Country’s smallest county had been the only such region without fast-food chains in itIt was England’s last hold-out against the expansion of fast-food corporations. Now Rutland, the country’s smallest county, has finally relented.Councillors...

Rutland falls to the golden arches and welcomes McDonald's

Country’s smallest county had been the only such region without fast-food chains in it

It was England’s last hold-out against the expansion of fast-food corporations. Now Rutland, the country’s smallest county, has finally relented.

Councillors granted planning permission for a 24-hour McDonald’s drive-through on Tuesday evening, despite concerns it would destroy the area’s ambience.

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