Ian Yuill

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

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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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Aberdeen City Council has now published its “Roads Winter Service Plan” – its plans for gritting and snow clearing for winter 2018/19. Last winter lots of people told me how unhappy they were about pavement gritting. What especially annoyed some people was that many groups and residents who had asked the council for one tonne […]

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Low growing street tree branches on Hammerfield Avenue

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

After being contacted by a local resident, I have urged council staff to prune low growing branches from street trees on Hammerfield Avenue. Please do let me know about any other problems with street trees in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.  

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Success – Springfield Road pavement repaired

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

I am very pleased that, at long last, the council has repaired the badly broken pavement of Springfield Road near its junction with Craigton Road. I urged the Roads Service to repair this stretch of pavement after being contacted by residents who told that they were worried about tripping on the very broken and uneven […]

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I have asked council staff to repair the enormous “crater” in Inchgarth Community Centre’s car park. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.

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South Anderson Drive flowerbeds – action needed

by Ian Yuill on 15 September, 2018

I have urged council staff to weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive, uphill from the Garthdee roundabout. These flowerbeds are in a disgraceful state. Please do let me know about any other areas of council land needing weeding or grass cutting. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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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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Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Yuill has welcomed the unanimous backing of Aberdeen City Council’s Operational Delivery Committee for his proposal about introducing “Community Speedwatch” in Aberdeen. Ian Yuill said “Community Speedwatch involves local volunteers being trained by the police to operate speed guns. The volunteers then monitor speeds at locations agreed by the police. The […]

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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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