- Posted March 28, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Photo essays: Your stories in pictures
Tecoma Says No To McDonalds
- sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer
That should of been the end of the tale, but McDonalds used a planning court system weighted in favour of devlopers and had a democratically elected council's decision overturned.
The community is in uproar and have vowed to fight McDonalds to the bitter end. Using clever social media campaigns and community networks (schools, clinics, clubs, shops etc) The campaign organisers hoped to get 500 people to a rally in the sleepy village one Saturday morning, instead over 3000 people arrived with one voice "No To McDonalds in Tecoma.