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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Deeside Gardens leaves a safety risk

by Ian Yuill on 6 December, 2018

After being contacted by a concerned local resident, I have asked the council to remove the leaves on the path that leads down through Deeside Gardens from North Deeside Road. Whilst council staff are already working to remove fallen leaves across the city by the end of the year, I believe these leaves need to […]

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Problems with the roads at Garthdee Farm Gardens mean the city council has not yet taken over responsibility for these by “adopting” them. The council will only adopt the roads once the developer has brought them up to the necessary standard. I recently met one of the council’s Senior Engineers at Garthdee Farm Gardens and he […]

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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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I have urged the council to re-stake the street tree which is currently leaning over the pavement outside 9 Braemar Place. I acted after being contacted by a resident who told me the tree was blown over in high winds. Please do let me know about any other problems with street trees in our area. […]

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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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Auchinyell Road bus shelter repair needed

by Ian Yuill on 22 November, 2018

I have urged council staff to repair the broken window of the bus shelter on Auchinyell Road between its junctions with Garthdee Drive and Auchinyell Terrace. Please do let me know about any other problems with bus shelter or bus stops in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian […]

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Herring Gulls – please do not feed them

by Ian Yuill on 22 November, 2018

I have been contacted by a number of residents of Braeside and Airyhall who have had problems with Herring Gulls in their area this year. Herring Gulls can spread disease, be aggressive, cause disturbances and make a great deal of noise. Sadly there is no quick fix to the problem of nuisance gulls, and control measures […]

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Hutchison Terrace pavement resurfacing underway

by Ian Yuill on 21 November, 2018

I am very pleased that work is finally underway to resurface the pavements of Hutchison Terrace. The work has though been started many months after the original date council staff gave for the work being carried out. I will continue to press for other broken and uneven pavements in our area to be resurfaced. Sign […]

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Action – Granville Place road repairs

by Ian Yuill on 16 November, 2018

The Roads Service has patched potholes and broken areas in the road surface of Granville Place after I urged them to take action. Whilst this is welcome, it is certainly no substitute for proper long-term repairs. My Liberal Democrat colleagues and I will continue to press for the council to invest more in properly repairing […]

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