Ian Yuill

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

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Woodies benches need a clean up

by Ian Yuill on 5 April, 2019

I have asked council staff to clean and repaint the benches at “The Woodies” off Broomhill Road.

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The Seafield, Airyhall, Braeside and Craigiebuckler area has been experiencing problems with gulls in recent years – especially during the nesting season. As the seagull nesting season is fast approaching, a meeting has been organised for residents to find out how to tackle gull nuisance in Seafield, Airyhall, Braeside and Craigiebuckler. The meeting is on […]

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Garden Tax outrage prompts council statement

by Ian Yuill on 8 March, 2019

I have been contacted by many people angry at the council’s decision to impose a £30 Garden Tax to collect garden waste from people’s brown bins.

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Conservative, Labour and SNP vote for Garden Tax

by Ian Yuill on 8 March, 2019

Conservative, Labour and SNP councillors all voted earlier this week to impose a Garden Tax, an annual charge for collecting garden and other “green waste” from people’s brown bins.

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Christmas tree collections

by Ian Yuill on 2 January, 2019

If you had a real Christmas tree this Christmas, you have a choice of how to dispose of it.

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Dumped items on Garthdee Drive

by Ian Yuill on 30 November, 2018

After being contacted by a local resident I  asked the council to remove the sofa and other large items lying beside the street bins on Garthdee Drive. Please do let me know about any dumped items or litter in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.  

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Herring Gulls – please do not feed them

by Ian Yuill on 22 November, 2018

I have been contacted by a number of residents of Braeside and Airyhall who have had problems with Herring Gulls in their area this year. Herring Gulls can spread disease, be aggressive, cause disturbances and make a great deal of noise. Sadly there is no quick fix to the problem of nuisance gulls, and control measures […]

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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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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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South Anderson Drive flowerbeds – action needed

by Ian Yuill on 15 September, 2018

I have urged council staff to weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive, uphill from the Garthdee roundabout. These flowerbeds are in a disgraceful state. Please do let me know about any other areas of council land needing weeding or grass cutting. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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