Costa is coming to Uppingham | 10.03.2017

10 March 2017
Rumour has it coffee chain Costa is coming to Uppingham High Street this year.
However the majority of the locals aren't exactly ecstatic about its arrival to the mostly independent high street that Uppingham currently has.

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Some feel our authentic county is being eaten by the brands and we'll see a decline in the support for our local businesses.

But what do you think?
Should we be welcoming more brands and chains to our precious county or should continue supporting our local businesses and independent retailers of Rutland and be one of the only places still left in the country to not be saturated by the high street chains?

Kate sent us this on Facebook to confirm that the rumour is in fact true.

Will there be a huge welcoming for high street giant, Costa or will it be held afloat by the younger generation?

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However, some feel it would be an improvement to what's currently available in the town.
Do you agree?