Ian Yuill

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

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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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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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