Ian Yuill

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

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Thank you to the volunteers from Ruthrieston Residents’ Association for their hard work in the rain removing litter and dumped items from the Ruthrieston Woods on Saturday 18th May.

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I have urged council staff to act to improve the maintenance of the planted areas in the central reservations and verges of Anderson Drive and South Anderson Drive. I have also called for roses to be replanted in the gaps in the central reservation.

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Artist Jon Reid will be giving a talk on Nuart Aberdeen at the next Ruthrieston Residents’ Association meeting on Wednesday 10th April.

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Transport Scotland’s Road Safety Manager has told me the pedestrian crossing on South Anderson Drive just uphill from the Garthdee roundabout will be considered as a possible site for road safety cameras.

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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.

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After I called for action, the council has agreed to resurface the footpath between Ruthrieston Circle and the lock up garages off Ruthrieston Road. I acted after being told by a resident that he had tripped on the uneven and broken surface of the footpath and injured himself. The timing of the resurfacing work will […]

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Ruthrieston footpath should be resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 23 October, 2018

I have called on the council to resurface the footpath between Ruthrieston Circle and the lock up garages off Ruthrieston Road. I acted after being told by a resident that he had tripped on the uneven and broken surface of the footpath and injured himself. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from […]

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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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South Anderson Drive flowerbeds – action needed

by Ian Yuill on 15 September, 2018

I have urged council staff to weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive, uphill from the Garthdee roundabout. These flowerbeds are in a disgraceful state. Please do let me know about any other areas of council land needing weeding or grass cutting. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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It is a disgrace that damaged sections of the retaining wall on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive on the southbound approach to the Garthdee roundabout remain unrepaired – years after the damage was first caused. South Anderson Drive is a trunk road and is managed by the Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland. I […]

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