Pensioner Molly Forbes v Aberdeenshire Council and Trump Int.
Thursday, 20 January, 2011 - 17:58
Molly Forbes is an 84 year old pensioner. She is also a remarkable woman. Why? Because she has the courage to stand up to the multi billionaire Donald Trump over his attempts to evict her, along with several others, from her home to build a golf complex.
Mrs Forbes has been threatened with a compulsory purchase order that would force...
Menie families act to change eviction laws
Thursday, 20 January, 2011 - 12:09
FAMILIES who fear they could be evicted from their homes to pave the way for Donald Trump's golf resort have lodged a petition at Holyrood calling on MSPs to remove the threat of compulsory purchase being used for private developments.
The owners of four homes on the Menie estate bordering the Trump development have been living under the threat of having their properties seized by compulsory purchase since February last year, when the sites of their properties were included in the approved masterplan for the American's £750 million...
Ross artist joins Trump golf fight
Wednesday, 19 January, 2011 - 10:05
For Michael Forbes has joined forces with his namesake who is actively battling American billionaire developer Donald Trump's plans to take over his Aberdeen-shire farm.
And the latest campaign weapon aimed at Mr Trump, who plans to build a mega golfcourse, luxury hotels and housing on the Menie Estate, north of Aberdeen, is an eight-foot square painting of farmer Michael...
Widow’s hopes boosted in legal fight with Trump
Saturday, 15 January, 2011 - 16:53
An elderly Scots widow has won the right to a legal aid review in her war against US tycoon Donald Trump and his plans for a luxury golf resort.
Legal aid chiefs have agreed to look again at their decision not to fund 86-year-old Molly Forbes’ court challenge to the £750 million development in Aberdeenshire.
The refusal of legal aid forced Mrs Forbes to abandon the court case and led...
Men accused of entering and filming without permission at US business magnate's office at proposed golf resort in Scotland.
Two documentary film-makers arrested and held by police as they investigated complaints about Donald Trump's proposed golf resort in Scotland have been cleared of any wrongdoing.
Prosecutors and police have dropped all charges against Anthony Baxter and Richard Phinney after they were accused of entering and filming without permission at the US business magnate's office at the proposed...