Ian Yuill

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

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I have urged the Roads Service to replace the missing illuminated bollard and illuminated globe at the pedestrian island on Garthdee Road near its junction with Auchinyell Road. Please do let me know abut any other damaged bollards – or any other problems in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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It is a disgrace that damaged sections of the retaining wall on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive on the southbound approach to the Garthdee roundabout remain unrepaired – years after the damage was first caused. South Anderson Drive is a trunk road and is managed by the Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland. I […]

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After being contacted by a local resident, I have urged council staff to treat the weeds growing along the gutters of Garthdee Crescent and Pitmedden Crescent. Please do let me know about any other problems with weeds growing in gutters or on pavements. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.

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A public meeting is set to be held about the future of Garthdee Church on the evening of Tuesday 21st August. This has been arranged as a result of local concerns over plans by the Church of Scotland to close the church and sell it for redevelopment. Concerns about the church’s plans were raised at […]

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Damaged bollards

by Ian Yuill on 15 June, 2018

I have recently asked council staff to repair a number of damaged bollards in our area. These include bollards on Countesswells Road, Holburn Street and Garthdee Road. Please do let me know about any other damaged bollards, or damage to any street signs, in our area.

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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 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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After being contacted by a number of residents, I have urged the council to remove dumped items from several places on Morrison Drive. The dumped items include a mattress, parts of a kitchen unit and pillows. Residents have told me they are really annoyed that some people seem to think it is okay just to […]

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