Ian Yuill

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

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I have called on the council to repair urgently the faulty flashing 20mph speed limit sign on the westbound approach to Broomhill School on Broomhill Road. The upper pair of lights on the sign are remaining on constantly. There have been a number of faults with this warning sign in recent years and I have […]

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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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Call for action over Ruthrieston potholes

by Ian Yuill on 25 March, 2018

After being contact by local residents, I have urged council staff to repair potholes and broken areas of road surface on Holburn Street, Ruthrieston Place, Ruthrieston Road, Ruthrieston Circle and Ruthrieston Crescent.  Pleas let me know of any other potholes or broken areas or road surface and I will contact council staff about these. Sign […]

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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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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 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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Gray Street trees – consultation to be carried out

by Ian Yuill on 13 January, 2018

A number of residents have been concerned for some time about the large amount of fruit that falls every autumn from the street trees onto the pavements of the section of Gray Street between Broomhill Road and Holburn Street. Residents are concerned that, once squashed, these fruit can make the pavements very slippery. Council staff […]

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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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