Ian Yuill

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

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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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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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It’s well worth checking your home security

by Ian Yuill on 5 September, 2017

As summer draws to a close and the longer dark nights approach it is well work thinking about the security of you home and any outbuildings, garages or sheds you may have. Although having your home broken into is something many people worry about, it is not very common. There are though many ways that […]

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Charity bags – watch out for bogus collectors

by Ian Yuill on 16 July, 2017

I have been told there have been incidents of charity bags left out by residents in Braeside being picked up by bogus collectors. To help ensure that charity bags go to the charity intended, please only put them out on the day the charity has asked and watch out for people in unmarked vans collecting […]

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A mix up at Police Scotland’s new centralised control room led to police officers being sent to a Tesco store in Glasgow, rather than Tesco in Mannofield. The error happened after staff at Mannofield’s Tesco store reported an attempted break in. The police control room sent police officers to Great Western Road in Glasgow when […]

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Keep your car locked

by Ian Yuill on 8 June, 2016

The police officers attending this evening’s Ruthrieston Residents’ Association meeting reported that they had recently checked around 40 cars parked on one street to discover that 25 were unlocked. Many of these cars had valuables inside them. Remember, insurance policies may not pay out on claims if cars are left unlocked. Please remember keep your car […]

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So who is pinching all the traffic cones?

by Ian Yuill on 25 May, 2016

Over the last five years nearly 10,000 traffic cones, worth just under £50,000, have disappeared in Aberdeen. It is not just single cones that are being removed – entire groups of cones are being stolen. I first became aware of the problem of groups of cones being stolen when I was contacted by residents of Morningside […]

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Keep you garage, garden shed and garden secure

by Ian Yuill on 21 February, 2016

There have been a number of thefts, and attempted thefts, from garages and garden sheds in our area over recent months. It  is important to do everything you can to keep these safe and secure. You can find Police Scotland’s advice on keeping your garden and outbuildings secure here.

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Ian Yuill, Liberal Democrat councillor for Mannofield and Garthdee, has thanked council staff for acting quickly to block a route used by “joy riders” along a public footpath. Ian Yuill had urged the Council to act to stop cars being driven from Deeside Drive in Mannofield across the Deeside Way (the old Deeside railway line) footpath […]

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