Ian Yuill

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

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Council roads staff have now confirmed to me that the pavements of Hutchison Terrace will be resurfaced. The work is scheduled to begin on 3rd July. This is very welcome news. The pavements of Hutchison Terrace are in a disgraceful state. I will continue to press for more pavement and roads in our area to be resurfaced. […]

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South Anderson Drive and Anderson Drive verges

by Ian Yuill on 11 March, 2017

After being contacted by residents, I have once again urged the Chief Executive of Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland to take action to get the many bare and churned up areas on the grass verges of South Anderson Drive and Anderson Drive levelled and re-seeded or re-turfed. These verges are in a disgraceful state and […]

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Bins changeover problems for some residents

by Ian Yuill on 11 March, 2017

I have been contacted by a number of residents about problems with the changeover to the new household recycling and waste collections. Please have told me about confusion over collection days, uncertainty over which containers to use and mix ups over deliveries of the new small black wheelie bins. I have raised these concerns with […]

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Mannofield shops – what’s going on?

by Ian Yuill on 5 March, 2017

I have been contacted by a number of residents over the last few weeks asking what is happening at the Mannofield shops and why some of the shops are closing. Some people also asked whether there were any plans to replace the shops with flats. The renewal of leases for the shops is obviously a […]

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I have continued to receive complaints from people about inappropriate parking by some of those attending services at St. Francis of Assisi Church on Deeside Drive. This includes obstructing visibility by parking at junctions and parking across driveways. I have raised this with Canon Barry, the Parish Priest, on a number of occasions and he […]

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At its recent budget setting meeting, Aberdeen City Council rejected a proposal I made to create an Education Fund of £2.5 million. This extra money could have been used to make a real difference to the education of every single pupil in Aberdeen’s schools. The Education Fund my Liberal Democrat colleagues and I proposed would […]

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I continue to be contacted by people who are upset and angry about the “Marischal Square” development opposite Marischal College. People tell me they believe the development is too big, hides Provost Skene’s House and is completely inappropriate for a site opposite Marischal College. I agree with all these points. My Liberal Democrat colleagues and […]

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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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