Ian Yuill

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

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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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Craigievar Crescent pavements need repairs

by Ian Yuill on 28 September, 2017

After being contacted by a local resident, I have asked council staff to repair broken and uneven areas of the pavements on Craigievar Crescent. Please let me know about any other pavements which need to be repaired or resurfaced. Sign up here to receive more news and information from Ian Yuill.

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I have called on council staff to properly weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive between Holburn Street and Ruthrieston Road. Parts of these flowerbeds are completely overgrown with weeds. It is a disgrace that one of the first things visitors to Aberdeen see when they drive up South Anderson Drive are […]

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With Robert Gordon University’s “Freshers’ Week” beginning on Monday 18th September and the first semester of the new academic year beginning on Tuesday 26th September, some Garthdee residents have contacted me asking about parking enforcement. I have contacted the Senior City Warden and have been assured that “extra resources will be committed to the Garthdee […]

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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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I am delighted that, after a great deal of pressure, the council has resurfaced Ruthrieston Road outside Ruthrie Court and the section of Ruthrie Road at its junction with Ruthrieston Road. This was in a terrible state. I will keep pressing for other badly broken, potholed and uneven roads and pavements in our area to be resurfaced. […]

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Wheelie bin profusion

by Ian Yuill on 1 May, 2017

Whilst, after a few initial problems, the new arrangements for collecting waste and material for recycling from people’s homes is now mostly working well, I have had several complaints from people about the very large number of wheelie bins now sitting on some streets. This is a particular problem on roads with tenements or blocks […]

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A new bridge over the River Dee – my views

by Ian Yuill on 19 February, 2017

A number of people have asked me recently what my views are on the proposals to build a new bridge over the River Dee. Why I support building a new bridge I support building a new bridge over the Dee as this will: Increase the capacity of the bridges over the Dee Make is safer […]

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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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