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Pensioner Molly Forbes v Aberdeenshire Council and Trump Int.

Thursday, 20 January, 2011 - 17:58
 standing up to the bullies

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
 Callum Mackay)

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
Brave widow Molly Forbes

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...

Monday, 10 January, 2011 - 19:07

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...

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