Ian Yuill

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

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Scottish Water has dug a hole in Countesswells Road, just days after it was resurfaced! I contacted the council’s roads staff as soon as I found out about this. I have been told by a senior manager that there was a leak from a Scottish Water fire hydrant pipe. I was told this leak only […]

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Good news – part of Northcote Avenue resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 4 September, 2017

I am very pleased that, after pressure from residents and from me, the section of Northcote Avenue nearest to Craigton Road has been resurfaced. I will keep pressing for other crumbling and badly broken roads and pavements in our area to be resurfaced. Sign up here to receive more news and information from Ian Yuill.

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The National Library of Scotland has created an online tool to allow people to see how an area looks in a recent satellite photo compared to a map published in 1896. Using the blue slider button on the left hand side of the tool’s screen, you can look at the map, the photo or, best […]

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Dog fouling on the increase?

by Ian Yuill on 5 February, 2017

I am now getting more complaints from residents about dog fouling in our area. Problem areas recently highlighted to me have included Airyhall, around Broomhill School, Ruthrieston, the footpath on the north bank of the River Dee and around Inchbrae Drive. Whenever a problem is reported to me I ask council staff to clear the mess. […]

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With spring just around the corner, Braeside and Mannofield Community Council has set aside some funds to assist residents brighten up their streets with flower planting. Last year, the residents of Northcote Park received money from the community council to purchase and plant flowers around the street trees in their street. This not only   […]

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Local roads and pavements proposed for resurfacing

by Ian Yuill on 22 January, 2017

A number of roads and pavements in our area have been proposed for resurfacing by council roads staff. The proposals are included in a report by council staff to the 24th January meeting of the council’s Communities, Housing and Infrastructure Committee. The roads proposed for resurfacing by March 2018 are Ruthrieston Road (part), Morningside Road […]

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BT propose to remove three local phone boxes

by Ian Yuill on 16 October, 2016

BT is proposing to remove 31 phone boxes across Aberdeen – and three of these are in this area. The phone boxes BT is proposing to remove here in our area are: Pitmedden Terrace ( 475 calls made in last 12 months) Mannofield shops, Great Western Road (241 calls made in last 12 months) Junction of […]

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Council staff have agreed to a request I made that the timetable for the Airyhall evening bus service should be made available in Airyhall Library and Seafield Post Office. I made the request after the issue was raised with me by a local resident. I have been told the timetables should be in the library […]

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Speeding on Craigton Road and Gaitside Drive

by Ian Yuill on 27 August, 2016

After being contacted by concerned residents, I have urged the police to take action to tackle the persistent problems of some drivers speeding on both Craigton Road and Gaitside Drive.  

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I am very keen to hear what residents think of the 15a and 95 bus services – the two new bus services to and from Airyhall – now they have been running for a few weeks. The 15a is an evening service on the route of the 15 service whilst the 95 runs from Culter to Asda at […]

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