Ian Yuill

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

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AWPR opening should take traffic off Anderson Drive

by Ian Yuill on 12 December, 2018

The opening of the southern section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route earlier today should mean less through traffic using South Anderson Drive and Anderson Drive. These roads will though remain some of the busiest in Aberdeen. Responsibility for managing South Anderson Drive, Anderson Drive, North Anderson Drive, Stonehaven Road, the Parkway, Ellon Road and […]

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Action – Gordon Terrace potholes repaired

by Ian Yuill on 26 October, 2018

Potholes and broken areas of road surface on Gordon Terrace were repaired earlier this week after I urged the Roads Service to to fix them. Whilst this is welcome, the potholes will no doubt reappear within a few months. The only long-term solution to problems like this is for the council to invest more in properly […]

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Community council elections update

by Ian Yuill on 19 October, 2018

Nominations for the elections to the four community councils covering our area have now closed – with mixed results. In Braeside and Mannofield, eight people were nominated for the twelve available places. This means these residents are “elected unopposed” and will serve as community councillors for the next three years. You can find details of […]

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Success – Springfield Road pavement repaired

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

I am very pleased that, at long last, the council has repaired the badly broken pavement of Springfield Road near its junction with Craigton Road. I urged the Roads Service to repair this stretch of pavement after being contacted by residents who told that they were worried about tripping on the very broken and uneven […]

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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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Aa its meeting on 22nd March the Planning Committee gave planning permission to convert the former Morrisons’ store at the Seafield shops into a coffee shop. The approval of the planning application is subject to a number of conditions. You can read the report prepared by the council’s planners about this planning application here.

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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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Thongrove Avenue’s crumbling road surface

by Ian Yuill on 7 January, 2018

I recently met “on site” with residents and a member of the council’s roads staff to discuss the ever-deteriorating state of the road surface of Thorngrove Avenue. The residents and I pointed out just how badly broken up the surface of Thorngrove Avenue is in places. We made the point that there was little point […]

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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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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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