Ian Yuill

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

Have you lost TV channels recently?

by Ian Yuill on 15 October, 2018

If you use Freeview you may have noticed you are no longer able to receive a number of your TV channels following the automated re-tuning which took place recently. This is due to a number of channels having been moved to different frequencies to free up space for 5G mobile networks. In many cases your […]

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Aberdeen City Council has now published its “Roads Winter Service Plan” – its plans for gritting and snow clearing for winter 2018/19. Last winter lots of people told me how unhappy they were about pavement gritting. What especially annoyed some people was that many groups and residents who had asked the council for one tonne […]

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Council consults on cross city connections

by Ian Yuill on 14 October, 2018

Aberdeen City Council is consulting on cross city connections to make sure Aberdeen gets the maximum benefit from the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route. In my view the council must ensure it makes the best use of the opportunities presented by the the opening of the AWPR to improve transport links taking account of the […]

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Annual leaf clearing work begins

by Ian Yuill on 13 October, 2018

As autumn arrives and leaves fall from the trees, the council has once again begun clearing fallen leaves from pavements, roads and open spaces. The council has hired additional machinery to help get this job done as quickly as possible and their aim is to complete this work by the end of the year. Please […]

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Faulty street light on Broomhill Road

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

I have asked the Roads Service to repair a faulty street light on Broomhill Road near Ruthrieston West Church. Please do let me know about any other problems with street lights in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.    

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Low growing street tree branches on Hammerfield Avenue

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

After being contacted by a local resident, I have urged council staff to prune low growing branches from street trees on Hammerfield Avenue. Please do let me know about any other problems with street trees in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.  

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Success – Springfield Road pavement repaired

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

I am very pleased that, at long last, the council has repaired the badly broken pavement of Springfield Road near its junction with Craigton Road. I urged the Roads Service to repair this stretch of pavement after being contacted by residents who told that they were worried about tripping on the very broken and uneven […]

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I have asked council staff to repair the enormous “crater” in Inchgarth Community Centre’s car park. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.

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South Anderson Drive flowerbeds – action needed

by Ian Yuill on 15 September, 2018

I have urged council staff to weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive, uphill from the Garthdee roundabout. These flowerbeds are in a disgraceful state. Please do let me know about any other areas of council land needing weeding or grass cutting. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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Every three years elections are held to Aberdeen’s community councils – and the next elections take place on Thursday 25th October. That means that local people have the chance to stand for election to the community councils covering our part of the city. A Community Council is a voluntary organisation set up by statute and […]

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