Ian Yuill

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

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Get ready for winter – at home and on the road

by Ian Yuill on 26 November, 2017

With temperatures dropping and cold weather already here, be sure to be ready for winter. There is lots of information available about getting yourself, your home and you car ready for winter. You can find out more at the Met Office’s get ready for winter webpage. You can also read Scottish Water’s guide on preventing […]

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After carrying out a survey and informal consultation with residents, council roads staff have said they will propose introducing a 20mph speed limit on Wellbrae Terrace, Seafield Gardens, Craigielea Avenue and Kenfield Crescent. This is good news and follows several years of pressure for action. The council’s roads staff will also be proposing to councillors […]

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Wheelie bin collections – what’s your view?

by Ian Yuill on 23 November, 2017

You may have seen press reports that Aberdeen City Council may change household wheelie bin collections from once a fortnight to only once every three weeks. Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors would oppose changing to collections once every three weeks. Residents’ Survey I would like to hear what you think of the current domestic waste and […]

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Countesswells Road is closing for resurfacing work between Countesswells Avenue and Craigton Road from 9am on Monday 20th November until 10pm on Friday 25th November. Access to homes will be maintained but no through traffic will be possible. You can read more about this here. Sign up here to receive more news and information from Ian […]

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I am delighted that the council’s Communities, Housing and Infrastrucure Committee has agreed to begin the process of introducing a mandatory 20mph speed limit on all the roads lying between Broomhill Road and Holburn Street. Unlike “20’s Plenty” the proposed 20mph speed limit would be legally enforceable. The roads which would be included in the […]

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Local residents have told me how annoyed they are that the footpath from South Anderson Drive to Holburn Street is still blocked, several months after a neighbouring business first put up barriers. Different reasons for the barriers being put up have been given over the last few months – anti-social behaviour, a dangerous building and, […]

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Residents pleased as Deeside Gardens resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 3 November, 2017

Residents have told me how pleased they are that Deeside Gardens has been resurfaced. Whilst it is great that this work has finally been carried out, roads like Deeside Park and Deeside Drive are also in urgent need of resurfacing. I will keep pressing the council’s roads staff to resurface and properly repairs broken and […]

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Council roads staff will shortly be circulating to residents the results of the survey they carried out several month ago of residents’ views about the possible introduction of a one way system on Salisbury Terrace and the section of Gray Street between Broomhill Road and Great Western Road. I was told this information would be […]

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Sign up for neighbourhood alerts from the police

by Ian Yuill on 12 October, 2017

A new Neighbourhood Alert services has been launched which allows the police to send e-mail messages about local crime trends and containing crime prevention advice quickly and effectively to people. This can be targetted to particular streets or communities if required. Anyone can sign-up to receive these e-mail messages, either for themselves or their community […]

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Citizens Advice Scotland launches bus survey

by Ian Yuill on 12 October, 2017

Citizens Advice Scotland has launched a national survey to find out peoples’ views on the quality and reliability of Scotland’s bus services. This initiative by Citizens Advice Scotland is very welcome, especially at a time when commercial bus services in parts of Aberdeen are being cut. The more people who have their say the better […]

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