Ian Yuill

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

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I have urged council staff to repaint the very badly worn warning signs on the surface of Broomhill Road outside Broomhill School. Please let me know about any other road marking that need to be repainted. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.    

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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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I have asked the police to consider introducing “Community Speedwatch” in Aberdeen. Community Speedwatch is a national initiative where, after training, members of local communities join with the support of the police to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices. Vehicles going over the speed limit are referred to the police with the aim of […]

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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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Braeside School – what happens next?

by Ian Yuill on 28 June, 2018

Council staff have confirmed to me that no decisions have yet been made about the future of the Braeside Schools site. Following a recent decision not to use Braeside School as the temporary home for Countesswells School until a new school is built at Countesswells, I was contacted by a number of people who were […]

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Armed Forces Day parade – Saturday 30th June

by Ian Yuill on 28 June, 2018

This Saturday, 30th June, is National Armed Forces Day and there will be a parade down Union Street at 11am. The parade will include serving military personnel, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations and local pipe bands. You can find out more about Aberdeen’s Armed Forces Day parade, including information about road closures, here.

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Western Peripheral Route update

by Ian Yuill on 24 June, 2018

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is due to be fully open by late autumn, with the first sections open to traffic in the next few weeks. That was the news when I met recently with Transport Scotland, the construction joint venture (the CJV), and the assistant managing agent for the project. They are still building […]

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I have urged council staff to replace the badly damaged Morningside Lane street name sign at the junction of Morningside Lane and Cranford Road. I have now been told a new sign will be installed. Please do let me know about any other damaged street name signs in our area.

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There are only a few days left to have your say on proposals to make traffic one-way on Salisbury Terrace and on the part of Gray Street between Great Western Road and Broomhill Road. The proposal is to make the part of Gray Street between Great Western Road and Broomhill Road one-way northwards (towards Great Western […]

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Potholes, potholes and more potholes

by Ian Yuill on 6 April, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has told me about potholes and broken areas of road surface over the last couple of weeks. It is very clear that, sadly, our local roads continue to deteriorate because of years of under investment by the Conservative / Labour controlled council. I have contacted the Roads Department about all […]

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