Ian Yuill

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

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I am very disappointed that the city council did not accept my proposal on behalf of the Liberal Democrats to invest more in education, repairing crumbling roads and pavement and enhancing Aberdeen’s environment when its set its budget for the forthcoming year earlier this week. Key points in my proposal – which was part of a […]

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Over forty people attended the community meeting I organised on 23rd February to discuss how better use could be made of Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre on Pitstruan Place. Residents shared their views with each other and with Tom Lambert of Sport Aberdeen, my colleague Martin Greig and me about how they would like to take […]

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors today proposed investing in education, repairing crumbling roads and pavement and enhancing Aberdeen’s environment at Aberdeen City Council’s budget meeting. The Liberal Democrats also squarely put the blame for the cuts Aberdeen City Council is making on the SNP Scottish Government which has cut the council’s funding for 2017/18  by over […]

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A new bridge over the River Dee – my views

by Ian Yuill on 19 February, 2017

A number of people have asked me recently what my views are on the proposals to build a new bridge over the River Dee. Why I support building a new bridge I support building a new bridge over the Dee as this will: Increase the capacity of the bridges over the Dee Make is safer […]

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City council to set budget on 22nd February

by Ian Yuill on 19 February, 2017

Aberdeen City Council is meeting at 2pm on Wednesday 22nd February to set its budget for 2017/18. A huge £13 million cut in the council’s funding imposed by the SNP Scottish Government means a massive real terms reduction in the money available for vital local services in our city. My Liberal Democrat colleagues and I will submit […]

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I recently carried out a survey asking how residents would like to see better use made of Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre on Pitstruan Place. Residents made a wide range of suggestions to me about how better use could be made of our local outdoor sports centre and I shared these with Sport Aberdeen, the organisation […]

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All household waste and recycling collection routes in Aberdeen will change from 6th March as part of the introduction of a new mixed recycling service. Your current general waste (black) wheelie bin will become your mixed recycling bin and a sticker will be placed on it to show it is now a mixed recycling bin. […]

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The SNP Scottish Government, with the support of Green MSPs, has imposed a huge cut of £13 million from Aberdeen City Council’s budget. This massive cut will place tremendous pressure on Aberdeen City Council – already the worst-funded council in Scotland. This SNP funding cut will mean a massive real terms reduction in the money available for […]

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I am regularly contacted by residents asking that right turn filters are introduced on Great Western Road at the traffic lights at its junction with Anderson Drive and South Anderson Drive. People have also suggested changing the phasing of the lights so that the eastbound and westbound traffic on Great Western Road each has its […]

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Dog fouling on the increase?

by Ian Yuill on 5 February, 2017

I am now getting more complaints from residents about dog fouling in our area. Problem areas recently highlighted to me have included Airyhall, around Broomhill School, Ruthrieston, the footpath on the north bank of the River Dee and around Inchbrae Drive. Whenever a problem is reported to me I ask council staff to clear the mess. […]

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