Ian Yuill

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

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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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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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