Ian Yuill

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

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After carrying out a survey and informal consultation with residents, council roads staff have said they will propose introducing a 20mph speed limit on Wellbrae Terrace, Seafield Gardens, Craigielea Avenue and Kenfield Crescent. This is good news and follows several years of pressure for action. The council’s roads staff will also be proposing to councillors […]

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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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Countesswells Road is closing for resurfacing work between Countesswells Avenue and Craigton Road from 9am on Monday 20th November until 10pm on Friday 25th November. Access to homes will be maintained but no through traffic will be possible. You can read more about this here. Sign up here to receive more news and information from Ian […]

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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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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 mix up at Police Scotland’s new centralised control room led to police officers being sent to a Tesco store in Glasgow, rather than Tesco in Mannofield. The error happened after staff at Mannofield’s Tesco store reported an attempted break in. The police control room sent police officers to Great Western Road in Glasgow when […]

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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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Mannofield shops – what’s going on?

by Ian Yuill on 5 March, 2017

I have been contacted by a number of residents over the last few weeks asking what is happening at the Mannofield shops and why some of the shops are closing. Some people also asked whether there were any plans to replace the shops with flats. The renewal of leases for the shops is obviously a […]

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I am regularly contacted by residents asking that right turn filters are introduced on Great Western Road at the traffic lights at its junction with Anderson Drive and South Anderson Drive. People have also suggested changing the phasing of the lights so that the eastbound and westbound traffic on Great Western Road each has its […]

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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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