Ian Yuill

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

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Sign up for neighbourhood alerts from the police

by Ian Yuill on 12 October, 2017

A new Neighbourhood Alert services has been launched which allows the police to send e-mail messages about local crime trends and containing crime prevention advice quickly and effectively to people. This can be targetted to particular streets or communities if required. Anyone can sign-up to receive these e-mail messages, either for themselves or their community […]

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Citizens Advice Scotland launches bus survey

by Ian Yuill on 12 October, 2017

Citizens Advice Scotland has launched a national survey to find out peoples’ views on the quality and reliability of Scotland’s bus services. This initiative by Citizens Advice Scotland is very welcome, especially at a time when commercial bus services in parts of Aberdeen are being cut. The more people who have their say the better […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Ian Yuill on 1 October, 2017

This October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Most breast changes will not be cancer. However, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK so it is important that you find out what’s causing the change. Most breast changes will not be cancer. However, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK […]

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Wheelie bin collection problems continue

by Ian Yuill on 2 September, 2017

I am continuing to receive complaints from across our area about the council not emptying people’s wheelie bins on time. This continuing failure to empty wheelie bins is unacceptable. Problems started when the council changed wheelie bin emptying arrangement earlier this year. People have told me about wheelie bins being left unemptied for days after they […]

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Belmont Street Farmers’ Market returns

by Ian Yuill on 26 July, 2017

The popular farmers’ market held regularly on Belmont Street for the last 17 years will return under new management between 9am and 3pm on Saturday 29th July. The farmers’ market, now being organised by the people who run the monthly Thistle Street market, will be held on the last Saturday of every month until December […]

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Multi-storey flat fire safety advice

by Ian Yuill on 4 July, 2017

You can find some helpful advice from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service about fire safety in flats in multi-storey buildings here.

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors have said they “fear the worst” after Conservative councillor Alan Donnelly was appointed Aberdeen City Council’s Depute Provost at today’s (Monday 3rd July) meeting of the council’s Urgent Business Committee. Liberal Democrat group leader Ian Yuill said: “I was shocked when the Conservative / Labour / Independent coalition which controls the […]

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This Saturday, the 24th June, is National Armed Forces Day. Here in Aberdeen there will be a parade of serving military personnel, veterans’ associations, cadet and youth organisations accompanied by local pipe bands and vintage military vehicles down Union Street from 11am, finishing at the Castlegate. The parade is a celebration of the history and […]

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Information I have obtained from a senior member of council staff has revealed that the council spends so little on road repairs it would take over 100 years to resurface all of Aberdeen’s roads! The situation with pavement repairs is even worse. At current spending levels, it would take 456 years to resurface all of Aberdeen’s […]

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Britain’s top men’s professional cycling teams will compete in Round 8 of the Tour Series in Aberdeen on Thursday 25th May. Scottish Cycling will host a range of amateur races between 1.00pm and 6.00pm. The men’s Tour Series gets underway at 7.30pm and the presentation to the winners will be at approximately 9pm. There will be […]

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