Ian Yuill

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

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Have you lost TV channels recently?

by Ian Yuill on 15 October, 2018

If you use Freeview you may have noticed you are no longer able to receive a number of your TV channels following the automated re-tuning which took place recently. This is due to a number of channels having been moved to different frequencies to free up space for 5G mobile networks. In many cases your […]

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Aberdeen City Council has now published its “Roads Winter Service Plan” – its plans for gritting and snow clearing for winter 2018/19. Last winter lots of people told me how unhappy they were about pavement gritting. What especially annoyed some people was that many groups and residents who had asked the council for one tonne […]

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Council consults on cross city connections

by Ian Yuill on 14 October, 2018

Aberdeen City Council is consulting on cross city connections to make sure Aberdeen gets the maximum benefit from the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route. In my view the council must ensure it makes the best use of the opportunities presented by the the opening of the AWPR to improve transport links taking account of the […]

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Annual leaf clearing work begins

by Ian Yuill on 13 October, 2018

As autumn arrives and leaves fall from the trees, the council has once again begun clearing fallen leaves from pavements, roads and open spaces. The council has hired additional machinery to help get this job done as quickly as possible and their aim is to complete this work by the end of the year. Please […]

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Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Yuill has welcomed the unanimous backing of Aberdeen City Council’s Operational Delivery Committee for his proposal about introducing “Community Speedwatch” in Aberdeen. Ian Yuill said “Community Speedwatch involves local volunteers being trained by the police to operate speed guns. The volunteers then monitor speeds at locations agreed by the police. The […]

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‘Use Water Wisely’ campaign launched

by Ian Yuill on 21 July, 2018

Following weeks of dry weather Scottish Water have launched a “Use Water Wisely” campaign urging people to reduce their use of water. By taking small and simple measures, people can help to ensure Scottish Water can continue to supply water to homes and businesses. Amongst the simple steps Scottish Water suggests people can take to […]

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Keep you home safe if you’re away on holiday

by Ian Yuill on 4 July, 2018

With the summer holiday season now here, it is well worth spending a little time thinking how to keep your home and possessions secure whilst you are away on holiday. You can find some suggestions about how to keep your home and your possession safe whilst you are away on holiday here. Police Scotland provide […]

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Armed Forces Day parade – Saturday 30th June

by Ian Yuill on 28 June, 2018

This Saturday, 30th June, is National Armed Forces Day and there will be a parade down Union Street at 11am. The parade will include serving military personnel, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations and local pipe bands. You can find out more about Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day parade, including information about road closures, here.

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Western Peripheral Route update

by Ian Yuill on 24 June, 2018

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is due to be fully open by late autumn, with the first sections open to traffic in the next few weeks. That was the news when I met recently with Transport Scotland, the construction joint venture (the CJV), and the assistant managing agent for the project. They are still building […]

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Survey reveals confusion over recycling

by Ian Yuill on 18 March, 2018

A poll of 2,000 people across the UK has identified widespread confusion about what items can and cannot be put in household recycling bins. The survey commissioned by the British Science Association found the most common mistake, made by 66% of people, is thinking that used kitchen foil and foil trays should not be put […]

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