Ian Yuill

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

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I have asked the police to consider introducing “Community Speedwatch” in Aberdeen. Community Speedwatch is a national initiative where, after training, members of local communities join with the support of the police to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices. Vehicles going over the speed limit are referred to the police with the aim of […]

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Deeside Park road surface a disgrace

by Ian Yuill on 7 July, 2018

I have again urged the Roads Service to resurface Deeside Park as soon as possible. The road surface has completely disinterested in many places. It makes no sense at all to keep patching Deeside Park – it should be resurfaced. Sadly roads and pavements across our area and the rest of Aberdeen continue to crumble […]

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Keep you home safe if you’re away on holiday

by Ian Yuill on 4 July, 2018

With the summer holiday season now here, it is well worth spending a little time thinking how to keep your home and possessions secure whilst you are away on holiday. You can find some suggestions about how to keep your home and your possession safe whilst you are away on holiday here. Police Scotland provide […]

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A public meeting is set to be held about the future of Garthdee Church on the evening of Tuesday 21st August. This has been arranged as a result of local concerns over plans by the Church of Scotland to close the church and sell it for redevelopment. Concerns about the church’s plans were raised at […]

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Braeside School – what happens next?

by Ian Yuill on 28 June, 2018

Council staff have confirmed to me that no decisions have yet been made about the future of the Braeside Schools site. Following a recent decision not to use Braeside School as the temporary home for Countesswells School until a new school is built at Countesswells, I was contacted by a number of people who were […]

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Armed Forces Day parade – Saturday 30th June

by Ian Yuill on 28 June, 2018

This Saturday, 30th June, is National Armed Forces Day and there will be a parade down Union Street at 11am. The parade will include serving military personnel, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations and local pipe bands. You can find out more about Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day parade, including information about road closures, here.

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Western Peripheral Route update

by Ian Yuill on 24 June, 2018

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is due to be fully open by late autumn, with the first sections open to traffic in the next few weeks. That was the news when I met recently with Transport Scotland, the construction joint venture (the CJV), and the assistant managing agent for the project. They are still building […]

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I have urged council staff to replace the badly damaged Morningside Lane street name sign at the junction of Morningside Lane and Cranford Road. I have now been told a new sign will be installed. Please do let me know about any other damaged street name signs in our area.

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Damaged bollards

by Ian Yuill on 15 June, 2018

I have recently asked council staff to repair a number of damaged bollards in our area. These include bollards on Countesswells Road, Holburn Street and Garthdee Road. Please do let me know about any other damaged bollards, or damage to any street signs, in our area.

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There are only a few days left to have your say on proposals to make traffic one-way on Salisbury Terrace and on the part of Gray Street between Great Western Road and Broomhill Road. The proposal is to make the part of Gray Street between Great Western Road and Broomhill Road one-way northwards (towards Great Western […]

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