Ian Yuill

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

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Aberdeen City Council has now agreed to replace more dead and missing street trees on roads in our area. I am pleased the council has agreed to my request to replace these dead and missing trees.

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After I called for action, Aberdeen City Council has agreed to replace dead and missing street trees on a number of roads in our area.

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There is no sign that building work will recommence anytime soon at the derelict lock up garages at the Great Western Road end of Salisbury Terrace.

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Council staff have told me that the areas of grass around Garthdee which have been left uncut this year will not be cut in future and will be left as “natural areas”.

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Earlier this month I urged the council to treat weeds growing in street gutters and on pavements across our area. I took this action after being contacted by concerned residents.

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Council grass cutting update

by Ian Yuill on 11 July, 2019

Thank you to everyone who has contacted me about problems with council grass cutting of open spaces in our area. I have highlighted to council staff every problem raised with me. I am also arranging to meet the manager responsible for grass cutting.

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Residents across Aberdeen have been receiving letters from the council this week telling them the Garden Tax charge of £30 a year to collect garden waste from people’s brown wheelie bins will come into force on 1st September. Ironically, the letters are headed “recycle for Aberdeen”.

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Action – Woodies playing field grass cut

by Ian Yuill on 29 June, 2019

Aberdeen City Council finally cut the grass of the playing field at “The Woodies” off Broomhill Road earlier this week after I urged them to do so. I took action after I was told about the problem by residents.

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After being contacted by a resident, I have urged the council to empty a dog waste bin – piled high with bags of dog waste – on the Deeside Way at Garthdee. The resident rightly described the overflowing bin as being “pretty grim”. I have also asked the council to ensure this dog waste bin […]

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Residents unhappy with council grass cutting

by Ian Yuill on 22 June, 2019

I have urged the council to act after residents told me how unhappy they were with council’s failure to cut grass on open spaces in both Airyhall and Garthdee. Areas highlighted to me by residents included: The grass beside the path that leads between Countesswells Road and Airyhall Drive beside Airyhall School The grass area […]

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