Ian Yuill

Liberal Democrat councillor for Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill & Ruthrieston Learn more

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Get ready for winter at home and on the road

by Ian Yuill on 17 November, 2016

Temperatures are dropping and its likely frost, ice and snow will be here soon. There is lots of information available about getting yourself, your home and you car ready for winter. You can find out more at the Met Office’s get ready for winter webpage. You can also read Scottish Water’s guide on preventing frozen […]

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I am very disappointed that Labour, Conservative and SNP councillors united at the city council’s Education and Children’s Services Committee meeting on Thursday 17th November to end the right of children from the Deeside Gardens area to attend Airyhall School. They voted to end the “dual zone” arrangement where children from the Deeside Gardens area could […]

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Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre – update

by Ian Yuill on 15 November, 2016

Thank you to everyone who has already completed my survey about Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre on Pitstruan Place. It is clear many residents would like to see more use made of the outdoor sports centre. I have received a number of interesting suggestions about what activities could take place there. If you haven’t done so […]

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Clearing leaves from pavements

by Ian Yuill on 14 November, 2016

Council staff will be spending the next few weeks clearing fallen leaves from pavements across Aberdeen. Their objective is to have the streets leaf free by Christmas. To help with this annual job they have hired extra mechanical sweepers. Fallen leaves on pavements can be a hazard for pedestrians so if you know of a particular problem […]

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Residents of Newlands Crescent in Broomhill will be pleased to hear that Aberdeen City Council staff have finally agreed to end the name confusion between Newlands Crescent and a recently-built road in Cove Bay which was given the same name. The council is proposing to do this by renaming the road in Cove Bay. This […]

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Remembrance Sunday parade and service

by Ian Yuill on 10 November, 2016

Aberdeen’s annual remembrance parade and service takes place on Remembrance Sunday, 13th November at the War Memorial on Schoolhill. The parade begins at 10.30am and the service begins at 10.45am. Representatives of the Armed Forces, Veterans Groups, Cadets and community organisations will join the Lord Provost and others to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. You can find […]

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Garthdee railing repaired

by Ian Yuill on 5 November, 2016

Council staff have repaired the railing outside the shop at the junction of Garthdee Drive and Kaimhill Road after I asked them to take action. I have now asked council staff to repair the railing on Garthdee Road, downhill from Montrose Drive. Please do let me have the details of any other railings or fences […]

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Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre – update

by Ian Yuill on 5 November, 2016

Thanks to everyone in the Broomhill area who has already returned my survey about Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre. If you have not already done so, please do let me have your suggestions about what activities you would like to see at the outdoor sport centre. I recently met the Chief Executive of Sport Aberdeen and one of his […]

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Enjoy bonfire night, stay safe and protect your pets

by Ian Yuill on 4 November, 2016

Like many others, I plan to attend Aberdeen’s organised firework display which takes place at the Beach on Saturday 5th November. The evening begins with fire jugglers and a charity firewalk from 7pm followed by a 20 minutes fireworks display set to music at 8pm. You can find out more here. Always remember to put […]

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Power cut affecting part of Mannofield

by Ian Yuill on 2 November, 2016

There is currently a power cut affecting part of Mannofield. Scottish and Southern Energy have said that “engineers are on site” and that they aim to restore power by 3pm. You can find more information about what to do in a power cut on SSE’s website.  

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