Ian Yuill

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

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Success – Holburn Street pooling tackled

by Ian Yuill on 28 January, 2022

After I highlighted the problem, the Roads Service has cleared a blocked street drain which was causing a very large pool of water to form at the junction of Holburn Street and Ruthrieston Road.

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Woodies garages should be demolished soon

by Ian Yuill on 24 January, 2022

Work to demolish the lock up garages at the Woodies off Broomhill Road should start once an asbestos survey has been carried out and any asbestos found is then safely removed.

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Frustratingly, I regularly have to ask Council staff to removed dumped items from streets in our area, most recently from Nellfield Place and Garthdee Drive.

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Action on overflowing Airyhall dog waste bins

by Ian Yuill on 22 January, 2022

Problems with dog waste bins in our area not being emptied often enough have returned and, after being contacted by a concerned resident, I called for overflowing dog waste bins on Airyhall Drive and Countesswells Road to be emptied.

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Following the recent storms, residents have contacted me about fallen trees in our area. Fallen street trees and trees on Council-owned land are the Council’s responsibility but fallen trees on privately-owned land, including gardens, are the responsibility of the landowner.

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Christmas tree collection arrangements

by Ian Yuill on 1 January, 2022

As normal, the council will be collecting real Christmas trees from the kerbside in January.

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Council street cleaning staff have now started the work of clearing fallen leaves from pavements and street gutters across Aberdeen. To work as efficiently as possible, they do this area by area.

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I am delighted that the trustees of Northcote Lodge care home have bought the area of land between the care home and Airyhall House. This land had been offered for sale as a site for housing development.

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Action – South Anderson Drive set for new trees

by Ian Yuill on 8 October, 2021

After I raised the issue, the Council has agreed to replace several dead trees on the western side of South Anderson Drive between Ruthrieston Road and Garthdee Road.

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After I highlighted the problem, the Council has cut back a hedge growing out over the footpath between Ruthrieston Crescent and South Anderson Drive.

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