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McDonalds in Brooks Lane

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On Mon 29 Jul at 11:13am nancy wrote:
Plans submitted to the South Downs NPA. Just what the town needs.
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On Mon 29 Jul at 1:31pm Sussex Gammon wrote:
This is an outrage!
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On Mon 29 Jul at 1:59pm Green Sleeves wrote:
Well it would certainly save us the trip to Newhaven McDonalds for that quick munchie fix!

For some reason, I still won't believe it till I see it. As for the outrage (of there being a McDonald's in the sacred town of Lewes), just you wait till we no-deal brexit and open ourselves up to deep US "investment", we will have McDonald's stores everywhere along with missile silos in every village.
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On Mon 29 Jul at 5:58pm stig of the dump wrote:
How ghastly
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On Mon 29 Jul at 7:35pm Deedoid wrote:
Why are they building a ruddy McDonald’s? In my opinion, it’s an establishment committed to raising childhood obesity rates in every town where it has a restaurant. Build something like an Italian deli that will serve the residents well and be aesthetically pleasing. Preposterous proposal in the first place.
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On Mon 29 Jul at 8:43pm Ben Doveragain wrote:
Just hope it's big enough or they won't be able to cope.
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On Mon 29 Jul at 8:57pm Green Sleeves wrote:
Ronald McDonald could walk among us Lewes residents and remain virtually undetected.

This town is full of clowns.......just in case you didn't grasp my original comment.
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On Tue 30 Jul at 2:10pm Slarty wrote:
@Deedoid - I think the parents may have to take a little responsibility in the size of their kids (medical grounds excepted).
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On Tue 30 Jul at 3:58pm Lewes Resident wrote:
Application on SDNP web site this week
SDNP/19/03583/pre
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On Tue 30 Jul at 9:27pm Bert wrote:
Maybe it will be like Subway, nearly always empty !!
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On Tue 30 Jul at 10:47pm sweetjopie wrote:
I thought we were trying to be PLASTIC free.Is someone having a bad joke with us?Our town has amazing foody markets,we are encouraged to eat organic,and some numpty is actually considering a business that contributes to a childs unhealthy diet.Are you kidding.Lets fight to stop this PLEASE.South Downs national park should not encourage this blight on our amazing town.
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On Wed 31 Jul at 9:59am Bert wrote:
A living breathing amazing town in the 21st century, not stuck in 17thC aspic.
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On Wed 31 Jul at 3:11pm tobnac wrote:
As a point of pedantry, this is not a planning application, it's just a pre-application enquiry - a finger in the air to see what the local planning authority would make of the idea.
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On Wed 31 Jul at 11:04pm Jennifer wrote:
This will not happen. I am making a formal objection, as is my husband. It will break something that is very special about little Lewes, especially for people like us who have moved and invested here, and lower the value of property in general.
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On Thu 1 Aug at 8:24am Green Sleeves wrote:
Wow, I really thought "Jennifer" would have been more supportive of the idea.

To be fair, Jenny from the block, if you swapped your fancy meals out at Cote and went for a Maccy D's instead, it would easily offset the potential loss in property values down Wisteria Lane. You're welcome, I won't invoice you for the financial advice on this occasion.
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On Thu 1 Aug at 1:03pm stevied wrote:
Poor Jennifer - moves to special little Lewes then objects to a proposed Maccy D because it will (allegedly) lower the return on her investment. 'This will not happen' - how arrogant can you get?!
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On Thu 1 Aug at 9:16pm two sandwiches short wrote:
Jennifer - I have missed you so, keep it up!
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On Thu 1 Aug at 9:22pm Jennifer wrote:
To: the person who mentioned Côte. It is a chain, mass market catering outlet, not a restaurant. It employs cooks not a chef. It is not to our, or anyone in society's, standard. Why does anyone, who knows how a restaurant should be, use such places?
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On Thu 1 Aug at 10:37pm Tom Pain wrote:
Jennifer, I too have missed you. Your patrician tones ring through your posts and thrill me to the marrow. Believe me, I have no untoward intentions and am content to worship you from afar.
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On Fri 2 Aug at 12:26pm Green Sleeves wrote:
"Keeping Up Appearances", it's all been done before, a billion times.


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