Ian Yuill

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

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AWPR opening should take traffic off Anderson Drive

by Ian Yuill on 12 December, 2018

The opening of the southern section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route earlier today should mean less through traffic using South Anderson Drive and Anderson Drive. These roads will though remain some of the busiest in Aberdeen. Responsibility for managing South Anderson Drive, Anderson Drive, North Anderson Drive, Stonehaven Road, the Parkway, Ellon Road and […]

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Alarming increase in food bank use

by Ian Yuill on 11 December, 2018

Food bank use in the UK has soared to record levels this year. That so many people are having to use food banks to get help for their families and themselves should be unnecessary in the UK – one of the richest countries in the world. Worryingly, much of this increase in food bank use […]

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Deeside Gardens leaves a safety risk

by Ian Yuill on 6 December, 2018

After being contacted by a concerned local resident, I have asked the council to remove the leaves on the path that leads down through Deeside Gardens from North Deeside Road. Whilst council staff are already working to remove fallen leaves across the city by the end of the year, I believe these leaves need to […]

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Problems with the roads at Garthdee Farm Gardens mean the city council has not yet taken over responsibility for these by “adopting” them. The council will only adopt the roads once the developer has brought them up to the necessary standard. I recently met one of the council’s Senior Engineers at Garthdee Farm Gardens and he […]

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International Volunteer Day – 5th December

by Ian Yuill on 4 December, 2018

  International Volunteer Day takes place every year on 5th December to celebrate the hard work of volunteers around the world. Here in our area, people make a real difference through volunteering in community groups, community centres, churches and other religious bodies, charities, youth and children’s groups – and in many other ways. Thank you […]

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Car theft warning from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

by Ian Yuill on 4 December, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland is warning people to take care to ensure keyless car fobs are not cloned and their cars stolen. Criminals have cloned wireless key signals from car keys inside homes, enabling them to open cars, start the engine and drive the car away. This means criminals are able to avoid having to break […]

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I have urged the council to re-stake the street tree which is currently leaning over the pavement outside 9 Braemar Place. I acted after being contacted by a resident who told me the tree was blown over in high winds. Please do let me know about any other problems with street trees in our area. […]

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Good news – Deeside Park set to be resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 30 November, 2018

I have been urging the council to properly resurface Deeside Park for some time and I am delighted that I have now been told that Deeside Park “will be resurfaced as part of next year’s programme”. This means that Deeside Park should be resurfaced between April 2019 and March 2020. In the meantime, I will continue […]

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Dumped items on Garthdee Drive

by Ian Yuill on 30 November, 2018

After being contacted by a local resident I  asked the council to remove the sofa and other large items lying beside the street bins on Garthdee Drive. Please do let me know about any dumped items or litter in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.  

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Carers’ Rights Day – 30th November

by Ian Yuill on 28 November, 2018

This year, Carers Rights Day takes place on Friday 30th November. The day brings organisations together from across the UK, helping carers know their rights and get the help and support they deserve. It does this whilst raising awareness for carers across the UK and the vital contributions that they make. In the UK, 6,000 […]

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