Ian Yuill

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

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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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Council staff have agreed to a request I made and will either replace or refurbish the benches and picnic table at the play area at Craigielea Gardens.

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Residents have told me how annoyed they are that some people are parking on the grass field opposite Caledon Court at the junction of Auchinyell Road and Garthdee Road.

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors have stepped up their campaign against the introduction of a Garden Tax – a charge for emptying garden waste from residents’ brown wheelie bins – by challenging the council  to answer 23 separate questions about the new tax.

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At Aberdeen City Council’s budget meeting today (5th March), Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors proposed protecting the city’s libraries, repairing crumbling roads and pavements and protecting community centres and community facilities.

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City Council faces £45 million budget gap

by Ian Yuill on 2 March, 2019

Aberdeen City Council is holding its annual budget setting meeting on Tuesday 5th March. Savings, cuts and additional income of around £45 million will be needed to produce a balanced revenue budget for 2019/20. The council will also be setting its capital, housing and Common Good budgets at this meeting.

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors have called on the City Council to publish as much of the information in the council’s budget information pack as possible.

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The Scottish Government’s new draft budget for 2019/20 proposes a massive cut to the money available to provide local council services. The Government funding proposed for Aberdeen City Council means that, once again, it will be the worst funded council in Scotland.

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After I contacted council staff, they have agreed to repair the large “crater” in the car park of Inchgarth Community Centre. Whilst I am very pleased that the council has finally agreed to repair this enormous pothole, it is a disgrace that it was allowed to grow so big despite repeated calls for it to […]

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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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