Ian Yuill

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

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Alarming increase in food bank use

by Ian Yuill on 11 December, 2018

Food bank use in the UK has soared to record levels this year. That so many people are having to use food banks to get help for their families and themselves should be unnecessary in the UK – one of the richest countries in the world. Worryingly, much of this increase in food bank use […]

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International Volunteer Day – 5th December

by Ian Yuill on 4 December, 2018

  International Volunteer Day takes place every year on 5th December to celebrate the hard work of volunteers around the world. Here in our area, people make a real difference through volunteering in community groups, community centres, churches and other religious bodies, charities, youth and children’s groups – and in many other ways. Thank you […]

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Car theft warning from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

by Ian Yuill on 4 December, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland is warning people to take care to ensure keyless car fobs are not cloned and their cars stolen. Criminals have cloned wireless key signals from car keys inside homes, enabling them to open cars, start the engine and drive the car away. This means criminals are able to avoid having to break […]

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Carers’ Rights Day – 30th November

by Ian Yuill on 28 November, 2018

This year, Carers Rights Day takes place on Friday 30th November. The day brings organisations together from across the UK, helping carers know their rights and get the help and support they deserve. It does this whilst raising awareness for carers across the UK and the vital contributions that they make. In the UK, 6,000 […]

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Don’t forget – clocks go back this weekend

by Ian Yuill on 26 October, 2018

The UK reverts to Greenwich Mean Time at 2am on Sunday 28th October when all clocks are turned back to 1am. When changing your clocks, it is also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms can save your loved ones’ lives as […]

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A consultation is now underway on the Proposed Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Plan. The Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Planning Authority agreed the Proposed Plan on 24th August. The Proposed Strategic Development Plan covers a number of key issues which will help to shape the Aberdeen City Region over the coming years. […]

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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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