Ian Yuill

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

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I have called on the council to repair urgently the faulty flashing 20mph speed limit sign on the westbound approach to Broomhill School on Broomhill Road. The upper pair of lights on the sign are remaining on constantly. There have been a number of faults with this warning sign in recent years and I have […]

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Potholes, potholes and more potholes

by Ian Yuill on 6 April, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has told me about potholes and broken areas of road surface over the last couple of weeks. It is very clear that, sadly, our local roads continue to deteriorate because of years of under investment by the Conservative / Labour controlled council. I have contacted the Roads Department about all […]

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Aa its meeting on 22nd March the Planning Committee gave planning permission to convert the former Morrisons’ store at the Seafield shops into a coffee shop. The approval of the planning application is subject to a number of conditions. You can read the report prepared by the council’s planners about this planning application here.

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Call for action over Ruthrieston potholes

by Ian Yuill on 25 March, 2018

After being contact by local residents, I have urged council staff to repair potholes and broken areas of road surface on Holburn Street, Ruthrieston Place, Ruthrieston Road, Ruthrieston Circle and Ruthrieston Crescent.  Pleas let me know of any other potholes or broken areas or road surface and I will contact council staff about these. Sign […]

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Yet more potholes

by Ian Yuill on 18 March, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has let me know about potholes which have appeared or reappeared after the icy weather. I have reported all of these to the council and urged that they are repaired as soon as possible. Whilst filling potholes does help in the short-term, the only long-term solution is for the council […]

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Survey reveals confusion over recycling

by Ian Yuill on 18 March, 2018

A poll of 2,000 people across the UK has identified widespread confusion about what items can and cannot be put in household recycling bins. The survey commissioned by the British Science Association found the most common mistake, made by 66% of people, is thinking that used kitchen foil and foil trays should not be put […]

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The Conservative, Labour and Independent councillors who control the City Council rejected a Liberal Democrat proposal to look at how the council’s snow clearing and gritting operations could be improved at the council meeting on 5th March. My colleagues and I put forward our proposal that council staff look at how snow clearing and gritting […]

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I am pleased that the very large potholes and broken areas in Airyhall Library car park have finally been repaired. It is just a pity it took the council so long to act. Whilst this is good news, the potholes and broken areas will undoubtedly appear again – as they have in the past. The […]

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I’m backing WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday

by Ian Yuill on 11 March, 2018

Like many others across Aberdeen, I will be backing WWF’s Earth Hour from 8.30pm – 9.30pm on Saturday 17th March.  Hundreds of millions of people around the planet take part in WWF’s Earth Hour every year. Last year around 9 million took part in the UK alone. People do a wide range of things around the […]

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors today proposed investing in education, repairing crumbling roads and pavement and enhancing Aberdeen’s environment at Aberdeen City Council’s budget meeting. The Liberal Democrats also squarely put the blame for the cuts on the SNP Scottish Government which has once again made Aberdeen City Council the worst funded council in Scotland. Ian […]

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