Ian Yuill

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

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Tennis for all ages

by Ian Yuill on 26 May, 2016

Tennis Aberdeen is running a number of coaching sessions for adults and children aged five and above at Ruthrieston Outdoor Sports Centre between 28th May and 2nd July. Confusingly, Ruthrieston Outdoor Sport Centre is not in Ruthrieston but off Pitstruan Place. You can find more information about these sessions on the Sport Aberdeen website. As well as […]

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So who is pinching all the traffic cones?

by Ian Yuill on 25 May, 2016

Over the last five years nearly 10,000 traffic cones, worth just under £50,000, have disappeared in Aberdeen. It is not just single cones that are being removed – entire groups of cones are being stolen. I first became aware of the problem of groups of cones being stolen when I was contacted by residents of Morningside […]

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A month-long consultation has just begun on three options for the possible replacement of the Bridge of Dee.  You can find out more about the options on the council’s website. Two public exhibitions with information about the different options are also being held at: Inchgarth Community Centre – Tuesday 17 May, from 12pm to 8pm South […]

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Broad Street consultation now underway

by Ian Yuill on 16 May, 2016

Aberdeen City Council’s consultation on the future of Broad Street is now underway. The consultation only runs until Sunday 12th June and the options being consulted on are: No change Bus and bicycle only Full pedestrianisation At last week’s council meeting the Liberal Democrats urged the council to extend the consultation period until Thursday 30th June to […]

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Broad Street pedestrianisation consultation

by Ian Yuill on 12 May, 2016

Aberdeen City Council’s Wednesday 11th May meeting decided to launch a consultation on whether or not to pedestrianise Broad Street. The consultation will run from Monday 16th May until Sunday 12th June and the options being consulted on are: No change Bus and bicycle only Full pedestrianisation My Liberal Democrat colleagues and I urged the council […]

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Aberdeen City Council is proposing to end the dual zoning of the Deeside Gardens area to both Broomhill and Airyhall Schools and to zone this area only to Broomhill School zone from 1st August 2017. A public meeting to discuss the proposals will take place on Wednesday 18 May 2016 at 7pm to 8pm at Broomhill […]

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I have recently been asked whether right turn filters could be introduced on Great Western Road at its junction with South Anderson Drive. This is an issues which has been raised  number of times over many years. I completely agree that changes are needed at the junction of Great Western Road, South Anderson Drive and […]

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Over 2,200 people have now backed the Liberal Democrats’ Drop the Drop Off Charge campaign.  Support for our campaign calling on Aberdeen International Airport to drop the £2 charge they impose on drivers dropping of people at the airport continues to grow and is coming from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire – and beyond. You can back […]

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Replacement of the Seafield shops bus shelter

by Ian Yuill on 27 April, 2016

I have been asked by a number of residents when the bus shelter outside the Seafield shops, recently destroyed by a crashing car, will be replaced. My colleague Martin Greig, who is councillor for the area north of Seafield Road and Countesswells Road, raised this with council staff and has received the following reply from […]

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Tesco crossing campaign – what’s your view?

by Ian Yuill on 26 April, 2016

Along with many local residents, I believe a pedestrian crossing is needed on the main road near the Mannofield branch of Tesco. People tell me they find it difficult to cross the road and often feel unsafe when doing so. I’m very keen to hear the views of as many people as possible on this […]

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