Ian Yuill

Liberal Democrat councillor for Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill & 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 new bridge over the River Dee – my views

by Ian Yuill on 19 February, 2017

A number of people have asked me recently what my views are on the proposals to build a new bridge over the River Dee. Why I support building a new bridge I support building a new bridge over the Dee as this will: Increase the capacity of the bridges over the Dee Make is safer […]

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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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Committee discusses proposed new bridge over the Dee

by Ian Yuill on 29 January, 2017

The 24th January meeting of Aberdeen City Council’s Communities, Housing and Infrastructure Committee discussed a report from council staff about the possible new bridge over the River Dee near the Bridge of Dee. I support building a new bridge over the Dee as this will: Increase the capacity of the bridges over the Dee Make is […]

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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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South Anderson Drive tree dots explained

by Ian Yuill on 15 January, 2017

Council staff have now provided me with further information about the markings – one or two dots – on many of the trees on South Anderson Drive.  One dot means the tree is to be removed, whilst two means it is to be pruned. On the western side of South Anderson Drive between Ruthrieston Road and […]

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After months of delay, Transport Scotland has finally provided me with an update on my calls for improved safety at pedestrian crossings on South Anderson Drive. Transport Scotland has confirmed to me that they still intend to install additional traffic lights on a cantilever over the pedestrian crossing on South Anderson Drive just uphill from […]

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RGU Go Green, an initiative led by the university’s students’ union, has launched Aberdeen’s first zero waste community café at Ruthrieston Community Centre. Between 6pm and 8pm each Friday during term-time, RGU students will prepare hot, locally-sourced free meals for the community. The café will have minimal environmental impact from its activities and no waste […]

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Ruthrieston ‘Glitterpick’

by Ian Yuill on 25 June, 2016

Thanks to the volunteers from Ruthrieston Residents’ Association, City Wardens and other council staff for carrying out a litter collection at Ruthrieston Woods as part of the 24 hour “Glitterpick” on the evening of Friday 24th June. They gathered and removed bags of litter, items for recycling and some larger dumped items. You can find out more about […]

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