Woman, 85, set to drop legal battle over Trump resort

By Shona Gossip

Published: 20/10/2010

An opponent of Donald Trump’s north-east golf resort is to drop her legal battle for a review of the planning decisions which led to the development being given the go-ahead.

Molly Forbes believes Aberdeenshire Council did not follow proper procedures when it backed applications for the £750million scheme at the Menie Estate, near Balmedie, by Trump International Golf Links.

The 85-year-old, who lives in a mobile home at Paradise, Mill of Menie, had been fighting for a judicial review of the decisions made by the council, but last night it was revealed the case is to be abandoned.

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