Ian Yuill

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

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South Anderson Drive tree dots explained

by Ian Yuill on 15 January, 2017

Council staff have now provided me with further information about the markings – one or two dots – on many of the trees on South Anderson Drive.  One dot means the tree is to be removed, whilst two means it is to be pruned. On the western side of South Anderson Drive between Ruthrieston Road and […]

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Thank you to everyone who has replied to my survey asking how better use could be made of Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre on Pitstruan Place. I have received a large number of suggestions and have forwarded these to Sport Aberdeen. Amongst the suggestions made by residents were: Make more flexible use of tennis courts by creating a multi […]

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Fix my street light

by Ian Yuill on 9 January, 2017

On behalf of residents, I regularly ask council roads staff to repair or replace faulty and broken street lights, illuminated bollards and illuminated road traffic signs. It is important to keep street lights, illuminated bollards and illuminated road traffic signs working for the safety and security of road users and pedestrians. If you notice a problem in our area then […]

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After months of delay, Transport Scotland has finally provided me with an update on my calls for improved safety at pedestrian crossings on South Anderson Drive. Transport Scotland has confirmed to me that they still intend to install additional traffic lights on a cantilever over the pedestrian crossing on South Anderson Drive just uphill from […]

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Happy New Year !

by Ian Yuill on 31 December, 2016

Happy New Year from Ian Yuill and the Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston Liberal Democrats. Whilst council offices are still closed, Ian is happy to help at any time. Just contact him by email, phone or post.

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Merry Christmas !

by Ian Yuill on 25 December, 2016

Merry Christmas from Ian Yuill and the Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston Liberal Democrats. Whilst council offices are now closed until the New Year, Ian is happy to help at any time. Just contact him by email, phone or post.

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Whilst most of us will be enjoying the Festive break, many people will be working over Christmas and New Year to keep the rest of us safe, secure and comfortable. So thank you: Council roads staff, including the grittier drivers Social workers Carers Health workers Police officers and civilians staff Ambulance service staff Fire service […]

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Christmas is not always a happy time

by Ian Yuill on 22 December, 2016

It’s worth remembering that Christmas may be an unhappy time for some people. Below are the contact numbers of organisations that may be able to help: Childline : 0800 1111 Samaritans : 116 123 Domestic Violence Hotline : 0808 2000 247 Mind : 0300 123 3393 Age UK : 0800 169 6565

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The Liberal Democrats have just had their best year of council by-elections in 20 years! It ends a year of enormous growth for the Liberal Democrats, with fantastic by-election results, and tens of thousands of new members. People across the country are now voting to reject a politics of fear and division and instead voting […]

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I am annoyed at the decision made by Aberdeen City Council on 14th December to abandon the proposal to rename the road named “Newlands Crescent” in Cove Bay. Renaming the road in Cove Bay would have ended the confusion between the long-established Newlands Crescent off Broomhill Road and the new road in Cove Bay. This confusion – […]

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