Ian Yuill

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

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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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Yet more potholes

by Ian Yuill on 18 March, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has let me know about potholes which have appeared or reappeared after the icy weather. I have reported all of these to the council and urged that they are repaired as soon as possible. Whilst filling potholes does help in the short-term, the only long-term solution is for the council […]

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The Conservative, Labour and Independent councillors who control the City Council rejected a Liberal Democrat proposal to look at how the council’s snow clearing and gritting operations could be improved at the council meeting on 5th March. My colleagues and I put forward our proposal that council staff look at how snow clearing and gritting […]

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors today proposed investing in education, repairing crumbling roads and pavement and enhancing Aberdeen’s environment at Aberdeen City Council’s budget meeting. The Liberal Democrats also squarely put the blame for the cuts on the SNP Scottish Government which has once again made Aberdeen City Council the worst funded council in Scotland. Ian […]

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The barriers which have been blocking the footpath from South Anderson Drive to Holburn Street have finally been removed – months after they were first put up without permission by a neighbouring business. Different reasons for the barriers being put up have been given over the last few months – anti-social behaviour, a dangerous building and, most recently, […]

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I have been asked by a number of residents about the temporary traffic lights that have been on Broomhill Road at its junction with Abergeldie Road for some time. Some people have told me the contractor who has dug up the road does not appear to be “on site” very much. I have contacted council […]

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I have now received replies from council staff to the many enquiries I made on behalf of residents about problems with wheelie bin collections over Christmas and the New Year. Unfortunately the replies are all the same – with only the street or area name changed. This is the reply I received about problems with wheelie […]

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I am regularly contacted by residents annoyed at the length of time it is taking to get some faulty street lights repaired. Whenever I am contacted about faulty street lights I report these to council staff and urge that they are repaired as quickly as possible. When I do this I regularly receive replies saying […]

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After being contacted by local residents, I urged Bear Scotland to repair the badly broken surface of the northbound carriageway of South Anderson Drive at its junction with Great Western Road. Bear Scotland has now told me they will repair this road surface during week commencing Monday 22nd January. Sign up here to receive more news and […]

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I was contacted by many residents about the problems with gritting pavements during the recent icy weather. People told me about slips and falls they had had on icy pavements, whilst others told me they or their relatives felt trapped in their homes because they did not believe the pavements were safe. Whenever I was […]

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