Ian Yuill

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

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I am very pleased that the damaged pedestrian island on Craigton Road has now been repaired. Please do let me know about damage to any other bollards, traffic lights or street lights. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.

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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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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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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 have now received replies from council staff to the many enquiries I made on behalf of residents about problems with wheelie bin collections over Christmas and the New Year. Unfortunately the replies are all the same – with only the street or area name changed. This is the reply I received about problems with wheelie […]

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Festive wheelie bin emptying shambles

by Ian Yuill on 7 January, 2018

I have been contacted by residents from many parts of our area – including Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill and Ruthrieston – about problems with wheelie bins not being emptied on schedule over the Christmas and New Year. There seem to have been particular problems with the brown wheelie bin collections which had been rescheduled from Christmas […]

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Wheelie bin collections – what’s your view?

by Ian Yuill on 23 November, 2017

You may have seen press reports that Aberdeen City Council may change household wheelie bin collections from once a fortnight to only once every three weeks. Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors would oppose changing to collections once every three weeks. Residents’ Survey I would like to hear what you think of the current domestic waste and […]

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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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