THE war of words between Donald Trump and his leading political opponents has taken an astonishing new twist, after the tycoon's empire moved to bar them effectively from taking part in future decisions about his £1 billion golfing resort development.
The Trump Organisation has sent a letter to Aberdeenshire Council, demanding that the authority take action against the four councillors at the forefront...
Work set to start on Donald Trump's golf resort
Friday, 7 August, 2009 - 11:00
A farmer whose home sits in the middle of Donald Trump's planned £1bn golf development has said he may discuss selling up - if he gets an apology.
Michael Forbes has previously vowed never sell his land in Aberdeenshire to "that loudmouth bully".
Now he has said he will talk to the Trump organisation if the billionaire and his aides make a public apology.
A spokesman for Mr Trump said he had nothing to apologise for...
Authority warned over Trump plans to get more land
Saturday, 1 August, 2009 - 11:39
COMPULSORY purchase orders should not be used to aid developer, says councillor.
A member of Aberdeenshire Council has warned the authority against using compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to force homeowners to sell to property tycoon Donald Trump.
Independent councillor Mark Cullen said he hoped the authority’s provost, Bill Howatson, would allow councillors to discuss the prospect at the next meeting of...
Donald Trump makes bid for compulsory purchase of land
Wednesday, 22 July, 2009 - 13:17
BILLIONAIRE Donald Trump has asked Aberdeenshire Council to make homeowners sell their properties to the tycoon.
A letter sent to Liberal Democrat MSP Nicol Stephen, and handed to the Press and Journal by the Tripping up Trump group, says the council “has been asked by the Trump Organisation to use its powers of compulsory purchase to acquire some areas of land which do not form part of the site for which...