Ian Yuill

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

Council staff have now removed the huge piles of grass cuttings from the grass ares around 14-52 Inchbrae Drive. I highlighted this problem to council staff after being contacted by angry residents. In an e-mail to me about the problem a council Assistant Operations Manager said: “Thank you for bringing the situation at Inchbrae Drive […]

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As a result of work to be carried out by Scottish Gas, there will be temporary traffic lights on Auchinyell Road from 19th until 30th September. The Scottish Gas works will take place on Auchinyell Road between its junctions with Inchbrae Terrace and Morrison Drive. The temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9.30am until […]

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Success – Windmill Brae tarmac to be removed

by Ian Yuill on 8 September, 2016

After I was contacted by people annoyed at the laying of tarmac on top of the granite setts on part of Aberdeen’s historic Windmill Brae I asked a senior council director for an explanation – and urged that the granite sett surface was restored as soon as possible. I have now received an assurance from City […]

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Every September an award winning collective of artists, makers and designers across the North East take part in North East Open Studios (NEOS) and open their studios to the public. NEOS is an opportunity to meet artists and see their inspirations and working methods. Many artists will have work available for purchase. NEOS 2016 – which […]

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Grass cutting problems

by Ian Yuill on 31 August, 2016

Over the last few weeks I have been contact by a number of people about poor quality grass cutting of several council-maintained areas locally. Complaints have included areas of grass remaining uncut, large piles of grass cutting being left behind and some areas not being cut at all. Areas affected included the Woodies off Broomhill Road, grassed […]

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Its Doors Open Day on Saturday 10th September

by Ian Yuill on 31 August, 2016

Aberdeen’s annual Doors Open Day takes place on Saturday 10th September and is a chance to visit buildings not normally open to the public. Of the 41 buildings included this year 7 are new to Doors Open Day. The new venues include the Anatomy Rooms at Marischal College, the James Hutton Institute and Bucksburn Police […]

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I have been contacted by a number of people recently about the red and yellow marks that have appeared on some trees on South Anderson Drive and Anderson Drive. I have now been told by Aberdeen’s City Council’s Arboricultural Officer that these marks do mean there will potentially be “some tree removals” after consultation but that “extensive […]

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BIg turnout for Celebrate Aberdeen

by Ian Yuill on 31 August, 2016

There was a big turnout for Celebrate Aberdeen over the weekend on 27th and 28th August. In addition to Saturday’s parade down Union Street there was a well-attended programme of music and entertainment across the city centre. Organised by a team of volunteers, Celebrate Aberdeen has been held in Aberdeen every summer since 2011. The music […]

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Ashley and Broomhill Community Council meets next on Thursday 1st September. Their meeting starts at 7.30pm at Holburn West Church, Ashley Park Drive. All the community council’s meetings are open to the public.

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Speeding on Craigton Road and Gaitside Drive

by Ian Yuill on 27 August, 2016

After being contacted by concerned residents, I have urged the police to take action to tackle the persistent problems of some drivers speeding on both Craigton Road and Gaitside Drive.  

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