Ian Yuill

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

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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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The Conservative, Labour and Independent councillors who control the City Council rejected a Liberal Democrat proposal to look at how the council’s snow clearing and gritting operations could be improved at the council meeting on 5th March. My colleagues and I put forward our proposal that council staff look at how snow clearing and gritting […]

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors today proposed investing in education, repairing crumbling roads and pavement and enhancing Aberdeen’s environment at Aberdeen City Council’s budget meeting. The Liberal Democrats also squarely put the blame for the cuts on the SNP Scottish Government which has once again made Aberdeen City Council the worst funded council in Scotland. Ian […]

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I was contacted by many residents about the problems with gritting pavements during the recent icy weather. People told me about slips and falls they had had on icy pavements, whilst others told me they or their relatives felt trapped in their homes because they did not believe the pavements were safe. Whenever I was […]

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors have released a series of photographs revealing how the inside of long-closed Provost Skene’s House now looks. Ian Yuill, Leader of the Aberdeen City Council Liberal Democrats, said, “People have been asking for some time what had happened inside Provost Skene’s House so, once building work around it finished, I asked […]

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Whilst most of us will be enjoying the Festive break, many people will be working over Christmas and New Year to keep the rest of us safe, secure and comfortable. So thank you: Council roads staff Social workers Carers Health workers Police officers and civilians staff Ambulance service staff Fire service staff RNLI and mountain […]

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