Ian Yuill

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

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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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Thank you to the volunteers from Ruthrieston Residents’ Association for their hard work in the rain removing litter and dumped items from the Ruthrieston Woods on Saturday 18th May.

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Council staff have put up a temporary fence to stop drivers parking on the grass field at the junction of Auchinyell Road and Garthdee Road. I urged council staff to take action after being contacted by concerned and annoyed residents.

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Council staff have told me they aim to introduce the Garden Tax on collecting garden waste from brown wheelie bins in the late summer. They revealed this in an answer to one of 23 questions I asked about the imposition of the Garden Tax.

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Airyhall Drive grass cutting call

by Ian Yuill on 2 May, 2019

After being contacted by residents, I have asked the council to cut the very long grass at the grass areas on Airyhall Drive.

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I have urged council staff to act to improve the maintenance of the planted areas in the central reservations and verges of Anderson Drive and South Anderson Drive. I have also called for roses to be replanted in the gaps in the central reservation.

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I have asked council staff to remove debris beside Mannofield Church on Countesswells Road. These debris were left after a car crashed and was burned out in the early hours of Wednesday 24th April.

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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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