Ian Yuill

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

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2021 National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher plans

by Ian Yuill on 10 October, 2020

The Scottish Government has announced its plans for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams next spring.

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I contacted the police and City Wardens after complaints of  unsafe driving and parking on double yellow lines and zigzags around Broomhill School. 

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A traumatic week for many young people

by Ian Yuill on 11 August, 2020

I am very pleased for all the young people whose hard work and ability is now going to be properly recognised by the regrading of National 4 and 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results.

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Secondary school ‘league table’ published

by Ian Yuill on 15 May, 2020

There is always debate about the merits or otherwise of school “league tables”. They most certainly do not tell the whole story.

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Success – Hazlehead Academy bus service restored

by Ian Yuill on 30 August, 2019

I am very pleased that the council has bowed to common sense and agreed to my request to restore the second bus on the 52 service for school pupils between Mannofield and Hazlehead Academy.

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I have called on the council to cut back the branches and foliage obscuring a school warning sign on Pitmedden Road outside Kaimhill School.

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A number of parents have said they are concerned about how the bus service for school pupils between Mannofield and Hazlehead operated on Wednesday 21st August.

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Aberdeen school place application method changes

by Ian Yuill on 10 January, 2019

The method of applying for school places in Aberdeen has changed – it now needs to be done online.

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I have urged council staff to repaint the very badly worn warning signs on the surface of Broomhill Road outside Broomhill School. Please let me know about any other road marking that need to be repainted. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.    

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Braeside School – what happens next?

by Ian Yuill on 28 June, 2018

Council staff have confirmed to me that no decisions have yet been made about the future of the Braeside Schools site. Following a recent decision not to use Braeside School as the temporary home for Countesswells School until a new school is built at Countesswells, I was contacted by a number of people who were […]

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