18th June 2018 - RAMSAR and Appropriate Assessment Submission - the SSSI part of Coul lies within the Dornoch & Loch Fleet Ramsar site. Ramsar is an International Treaty that the UK is a signatory to. The law requires an 'Appropriate Assessment' for the development and this has not been conducted. Read more in our submission to the planning committee.

Coul features on BBC Radio's 'Costing the Earth's Dunes into Bunkers


4th April 2018


Dunes into Bunkers >>

Coul Links imperforate St John’s-wort and meadowsweet

John Finnie: The possible threat to the Coul Links must not be sidelined


8th December 2017


John Finnie in the National >>

PRESS RELEASES & NEWS

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LATEST NEWS



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ECOLOGY SUPPORT FOR CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF COURSE AT COUL LINKS IS PROBABLY NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE


19th October 2017

Trump mistakes must not be repeated


4th February 2018


Sunday Herald View >>

NOTCOUL: GOLF COURSE PROPOSAL “GROSSLY UNDERESTIMATES ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE WHILE EXAGGERATING LIKELY ECONOMIC GAINS.”


21st December 2017

COULD COUL LOSE SSSI STATUS IN A POST DEVELOPMENT FUTURE?


8th November 2017


"Rare sand dunes on the Aberdeenshire coast are likely to be stripped of their status as a protected nature conservation area because they have been ruined by Donald Trump’s golf course, experts say."

Read Rob Edwards' article on The Ferret:

Trump golf links will be stripped of conservation status, say experts >>

WORLD FAMOUS SCIENTIST VISITS COUL SITE


2nd November 2017

NotCoul Press Release:

Golf fantasy economics


22nd May 2018


Golf fantasy economics >>

SCOTS PINE INVASION HOAX AND SNH MALIGNED


25th October 2017

6th June 2018 - Highland Council has deferred the planning decision to give SEPA time to consider available evidence.



NotCoul Press Release:
Not Coul's evidence defers Highland Council's planning decision


06th June 2018


Press release >>


Evidence report habitat & hydrology >>


NotCoul Press Release:
Golf plan full of holes


23rd May 2018


Full of holes >>

American tycoon 'getting cosy with Scottish Government over golf course plans - can this be happening again?


4th February 2018


Rob Edwards in the Herald >>