Ian Yuill

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

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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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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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Local roads and pavements proposed for resurfacing

by Ian Yuill on 22 January, 2017

A number of roads and pavements in our area have been proposed for resurfacing by council roads staff. The proposals are included in a report by council staff to the 24th January meeting of the council’s Communities, Housing and Infrastructure Committee. The roads proposed for resurfacing by March 2018 are Ruthrieston Road (part), Morningside Road […]

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Over the last few years I have regularly been contacted by residents of both Wellbrae Terrace and Seafield Gardens worried about the volume and speed of traffic on those roads.  After I highlighted the problem of the speed of some cars turning into Wellbrae Terrace from Countesswells Road, Council roads staff built the traffic island […]

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