Ian Yuill

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

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Alarming increase in food bank use

by Ian Yuill on 11 December, 2018

Food bank use in the UK has soared to record levels this year. That so many people are having to use food banks to get help for their families and themselves should be unnecessary in the UK – one of the richest countries in the world. Worryingly, much of this increase in food bank use […]

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International Volunteer Day – 5th December

by Ian Yuill on 4 December, 2018

  International Volunteer Day takes place every year on 5th December to celebrate the hard work of volunteers around the world. Here in our area, people make a real difference through volunteering in community groups, community centres, churches and other religious bodies, charities, youth and children’s groups – and in many other ways. Thank you […]

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Car theft warning from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

by Ian Yuill on 4 December, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland is warning people to take care to ensure keyless car fobs are not cloned and their cars stolen. Criminals have cloned wireless key signals from car keys inside homes, enabling them to open cars, start the engine and drive the car away. This means criminals are able to avoid having to break […]

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Carers’ Rights Day – 30th November

by Ian Yuill on 28 November, 2018

This year, Carers Rights Day takes place on Friday 30th November. The day brings organisations together from across the UK, helping carers know their rights and get the help and support they deserve. It does this whilst raising awareness for carers across the UK and the vital contributions that they make. In the UK, 6,000 […]

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Don’t forget – clocks go back this weekend

by Ian Yuill on 26 October, 2018

The UK reverts to Greenwich Mean Time at 2am on Sunday 28th October when all clocks are turned back to 1am. When changing your clocks, it is also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms can save your loved ones’ lives as […]

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Have you lost TV channels recently?

by Ian Yuill on 15 October, 2018

If you use Freeview you may have noticed you are no longer able to receive a number of your TV channels following the automated re-tuning which took place recently. This is due to a number of channels having been moved to different frequencies to free up space for 5G mobile networks. In many cases your […]

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Every three years elections are held to Aberdeen’s community councils – and the next elections take place on Thursday 25th October. That means that local people have the chance to stand for election to the community councils covering our part of the city. A Community Council is a voluntary organisation set up by statute and […]

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‘Use Water Wisely’ campaign launched

by Ian Yuill on 21 July, 2018

Following weeks of dry weather Scottish Water have launched a “Use Water Wisely” campaign urging people to reduce their use of water. By taking small and simple measures, people can help to ensure Scottish Water can continue to supply water to homes and businesses. Amongst the simple steps Scottish Water suggests people can take to […]

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Keep you home safe if you’re away on holiday

by Ian Yuill on 4 July, 2018

With the summer holiday season now here, it is well worth spending a little time thinking how to keep your home and possessions secure whilst you are away on holiday. You can find some suggestions about how to keep your home and your possession safe whilst you are away on holiday here. Police Scotland provide […]

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Merry Christmas !

by Ian Yuill on 25 December, 2017

Merry Christmas from local councillor Ian Yuill and the Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston Liberal Democrats. Ian is happy to help with local problems and complaints over Christmas and New Year. Just contact him by email, phone or post.

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