Ian Yuill

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

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Low growing branches on street trees

by Ian Yuill on 19 August, 2016

I have asked council staff to remove low-growing branches from street tress across our area including Kaimhill Road, Pitmedden Terrace, Wellbrae Terrace, Beechhill Gardens, Braeside Terrace and Morningside Avenue. These low growing branches can obstruct pavements and scratch passing cars.

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I have been told by council roads staff that the resurfacing of the lower part of Deeside Gardens, which was due to take place over the next few months, now seems very likely to be delayed as British Gas are planning to dig Deeside Gardens up early in the new year. Whilst it is very disappointing […]

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Braeside and Mannofield Community Council’s next meeting is at 7pm on Tuesday 23rd August at Airyhall School. Community council meetings are open to the public. You can find out more about Braeside and Mannofield Community Council at www.bandmcommcouncil.blogspot.com

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I have urged the police and city council to take action to stop drivers illegally turning left from Ruthrie Terrace onto Kaimhill Circle. Some drivers are still ignoring the “No Entry” signs so they can rat run through Ruthrie and Kaimhill. The police and council need to do more to tackle this.

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Broomhill Road closing for resurfacing work

by Ian Yuill on 29 July, 2016

Broomhill Road will be closed between Abergeldie Road and Balmoral Place between 1st and 12th August for road resurfacing work. Access will be maintained but no through traffic will be allowed. There will also be a temporary ban on parking on this section of Broomhill Road between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. The resurfacing of […]

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Countesswells Road contractors under fire

by Ian Yuill on 29 July, 2016

I have been contacted by a number of residents who live on Countesswells Road west of Springfield Road who are annoyed at the lack of information being provided by the contractors carrying out work on the road. I have highlighted this problem to council roads staff who have now asked the developer Stewart Milne to update residents.

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As you may have noticed, the play equipment has been removed from the Craigielea Avenue play area. This was done to prepare for the installation of new equipment but, unfortunately, it was removed a month earlier than planned by what council staff have described as “a slightly over enthusiastic contractor”! I have been assured that […]

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The 2016 Aberdeen International Youth Festival takes place between 29th July and 6th August. Young people up to age 25 travel from around the world to perform in and around Aberdeen. This year’s festival programme includes a range of art-forms including dance, theatre, opera and contemporary, jazz, classical and traditional music. You can find out […]

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After I highlighted both problems to council staff, the grass at the “Woodies” on Broomhill Road has been cut and the debris left after the recent explosion in one of the lock up garages at the “Woodies” has been removed.        

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‘Woodies’ lock up garage explosion and fire

by Ian Yuill on 15 July, 2016

I have urged council staff to remove the debris left after the recent explosion and fire at one of the lock up garages at “The Woodies” on Broomhill Road. There is a great deal of debris lying which is a clearly a hazard and which should be removed as soon as possible. My view remains […]

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