Ian Yuill

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

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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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Yet more potholes reported

by Ian Yuill on 21 April, 2017

I have called on council staff to repair potholes and broken areas of road surface on Nellfield Place, Deeside Park and Deeside Drive. Problems with potholes and broken road surfaces will only get worse until the council invests more in repairing and resurfacing crumbling roads and pavements. My Liberal Democrat colleagues and I will continue to […]

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Action needed on crumbling roads and pavements

by Ian Yuill on 8 April, 2017

I am regularly contacted by people concerned at the condition of roads and pavements in our area. Every time this happens I contact the council’s roads staff to highlight residents’ concerns and ask that the section of pavement or road people have contacted me about is inspected and repaired or resurfaced. The roads I have […]

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I have continued to receive complaints from people about inappropriate parking by some of those attending services at St. Francis of Assisi Church on Deeside Drive. This includes obstructing visibility by parking at junctions and parking across driveways. I have raised this with Canon Barry, the Parish Priest, on a number of occasions and he […]

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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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I am very disappointed that Labour, Conservative and SNP councillors united at the city council’s Education and Children’s Services Committee meeting on Thursday 17th November to end the right of children from the Deeside Gardens area to attend Airyhall School. They voted to end the “dual zone” arrangement where children from the Deeside Gardens area could […]

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I have been told by council roads staff that the resurfacing of the lower part of Deeside Gardens, which was due to take place over the next few months, now seems very likely to be delayed as British Gas are planning to dig Deeside Gardens up early in the new year. Whilst it is very disappointing […]

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I have recently been asked whether right turn filters could be introduced on Great Western Road at its junction with South Anderson Drive. This is an issues which has been raised  number of times over many years. I completely agree that changes are needed at the junction of Great Western Road, South Anderson Drive and […]

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