Ian Yuill

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

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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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A new bridge over the River Dee – my views

by Ian Yuill on 19 February, 2017

A number of people have asked me recently what my views are on the proposals to build a new bridge over the River Dee. Why I support building a new bridge I support building a new bridge over the Dee as this will: Increase the capacity of the bridges over the Dee Make is safer […]

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Council staff have agreed to a request I made that the timetable for the Airyhall evening bus service should be made available in Airyhall Library and Seafield Post Office. I made the request after the issue was raised with me by a local resident. I have been told the timetables should be in the library […]

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I am very keen to hear what residents think of the 15a and 95 bus services – the two new bus services to and from Airyhall – now they have been running for a few weeks. The 15a is an evening service on the route of the 15 service whilst the 95 runs from Culter to Asda at […]

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Two new bus services serving our area, the 15a and 95, start on Monday 13th June – but sadly these will not restore a bus link from Airyhall to the city centre through Mannofield. The 15a is an evening service on the route of the 15 service whilst the 95 runs from Culter to Asda at […]

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Seafield shops bus shelter being installed

by Ian Yuill on 3 June, 2016

The replacement for the bus shelter outside the Seafield shops, which was destroyed in a car accident, is being installed. The work to install the new bus shelter should be completed on Friday 3rd June. As well as protecting people from the rain, the installation of this new bus shelter will put an end to drivers […]

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Replacement of the Seafield shops bus shelter

by Ian Yuill on 27 April, 2016

I have been asked by a number of residents when the bus shelter outside the Seafield shops, recently destroyed by a crashing car, will be replaced. My colleague Martin Greig, who is councillor for the area north of Seafield Road and Countesswells Road, raised this with council staff and has received the following reply from […]

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Liberal Democrats in Aberdeen today launched a campaign calling on the management of Aberdeen International Airport to drop the £2 charge it has imposed on drivers dropping off passengers at the airport. Liberal Democrat councillor Martin Greig said “This charge is unwarranted and unfair. It is no more than greed and profiteering by the airport’s owners. […]

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Airyhall, Braeside and Mannofield bus links progress

by Ian Yuill on 27 February, 2016

I am pleased that, at the council meeting on Thursday 25th February, every single councillor present backed – in one form or another – the reintroduction of supported bus services. These are socially necessary but unprofitable bus services which the council pays private bus companies to provide. I was disappointed though that the council did not agree to a […]

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Big turnout at First Aberdeen ‘drop in’

by Ian Yuill on 15 February, 2016

The was a big turnout of residents at First Aberdeen’s ‘”drop in” session at Airyhall Library on Saturday 13th February. The First Aberdeen directors there were left in no doubt about just how unpopular the changes they made to local bus services last autumn really are. If you did not manage to attend the “drop in” […]

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