Locals object to Trump's £150million 500-homes on Scottish golf resort

Donald Trump's £150million plans to build a 500-home village on his Aberdeenshire golf resort faced furious opposition from a local just minutes after appearing online.
The property mogul has proposed a build of luxury housing, including 50 hotel cottages, a gym, an equestrian centre, shops and offices at the Menie estate near Balmedie.
Developments to the Trump International Golf Links would also include a town hall and a public square.
The plans are now open to public comment on Aberdeenshire Council's website, where they can be seen in full.
The first objection, from an Aberdeen resident, was submitted within minutes of the application going live.
It reads: 'I object to this development of this fragile spot. It has already had too much human interference.
'Aberdeen is awash with building sites and there is no need for the destruction of the fragile environment.'
President Trump's proposal now be the subject of consultation, where the council will consider objections and letters of support. 
It is predicted the development would bring about 2,000 jobs during construction, almost 300 full-time posts and contribute £250 million to the region.
Over the longer term, the proposed development will 'add 268 jobs and £29 million of output to the Scottish economy' according to an economic report.
The report adds: 'Most of this will be captured within Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire where an additional 244 jobs and £25 million of output will be sustained.'
The development won approval in 2008 and the first phase is now complete - the world-renowned championship links golf course, permanent clubhouse with restaurant, shop, lounge and bar and five-star country house hotel and lodge.
Blaming the 'challenging' investment environment for the 10-year delay in lodging the phase two plans, the report said: 'Market prospects today are very different compared to conditions a decade ago.
'However, the proposed development remains on course to deliver the significant economic benefits originally envisaged. It is in the interests of the regional economy that this development proceeds, irrespective of wider economic changes.'
If the plans are agreed, it would pave the way for the section 75 developer's obligation package, which includes £500,000 of community facilities.
A detailed Section 75 agreement, which obliges developers to make financial contributions to local infrastructure, was struck between Aberdeenshire Council and Trump International Golf Links when the development won approval in 2008.
The deal was understood to have also covered the building of 98 affordable homes and the provision of a primary school for a maximum of 225 pupils. 
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