Ian Yuill

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

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Deeside Park road surface a disgrace

by Ian Yuill on 7 July, 2018

I have again urged the Roads Service to resurface Deeside Park as soon as possible. The road surface has completely disinterested in many places. It makes no sense at all to keep patching Deeside Park – it should be resurfaced. Sadly roads and pavements across our area and the rest of Aberdeen continue to crumble […]

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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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Residents pleased as Deeside Gardens resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 3 November, 2017

Residents have told me how pleased they are that Deeside Gardens has been resurfaced. Whilst it is great that this work has finally been carried out, roads like Deeside Park and Deeside Drive are also in urgent need of resurfacing. I will keep pressing the council’s roads staff to resurface and properly repairs broken and […]

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Good news – Deeside Gardens to be resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 28 September, 2017

Work to resurface Deeside Gardens is set to begin on Monday 9th October. Whilst it is great news that this long overdue work is to take place, it will mean there will be restrictions on driving and parking on Deeside Gardens whilst the resurfacing work is carried out. There will be a ban on driving […]

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Concerns were expressed at a recent meeting of Garthdee Community Council about a minority of cyclists passing very close to pedestrians on the Deeside Way (the old Deeside railway line). A number of the “Cyclists, pass with care” signs which used to be placed along the Deeside Way have disappeared. As a result of this […]

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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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