Ian Yuill

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

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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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Congratulations to Broomhill School on winning the Scottish Schools Snowsports Association Primary Freestyle Championships. Not only did Broomhill School Team A come first, but Broomhill School Team B came fifth. Individual team members were second and third in the female ski category and third in the male ski category. Sign up here to receive more news and […]

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At its recent budget setting meeting, Aberdeen City Council rejected a proposal I made to create an Education Fund of £2.5 million. This extra money could have been used to make a real difference to the education of every single pupil in Aberdeen’s schools. The Education Fund my Liberal Democrat colleagues and I proposed would […]

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I am very disappointed that Labour, Conservative and SNP councillors united at the city council’s Education and Children’s Services Committee meeting on Thursday 17th November to end the right of children from the Deeside Gardens area to attend Airyhall School. They voted to end the “dual zone” arrangement where children from the Deeside Gardens area could […]

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The council’s Education and Children’s Services Committee agreed on 24th March to create a new school zone covering the site of the 3,000 new houses planned for Countesswells. I consistently opposed the proposal to build 3,000 houses at Countesswells because of the impact this would have on local schools, facilities and roads. Sadly, despite opposition from local […]

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