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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Scottish Water has dug a hole in Countesswells Road, just days after it was resurfaced! I contacted the council’s roads staff as soon as I found out about this. I have been told by a senior manager that there was a leak from a Scottish Water fire hydrant pipe. I was told this leak only […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Ian Yuill on 1 October, 2017

This October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Most breast changes will not be cancer. However, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK so it is important that you find out what’s causing the change. Most breast changes will not be cancer. However, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK […]

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Craigievar Crescent pavements need repairs

by Ian Yuill on 28 September, 2017

After being contacted by a local resident, I have asked council staff to repair broken and uneven areas of the pavements on Craigievar Crescent. Please let me know about any other pavements which need to be repaired or resurfaced. Sign up here to receive more news and information from Ian Yuill.

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I have called on council staff to properly weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive between Holburn Street and Ruthrieston Road. Parts of these flowerbeds are completely overgrown with weeds. It is a disgrace that one of the first things visitors to Aberdeen see when they drive up South Anderson Drive are […]

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Good news – Deeside Gardens to be resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 28 September, 2017

Work to resurface Deeside Gardens is set to begin on Monday 9th October. Whilst it is great news that this long overdue work is to take place, it will mean there will be restrictions on driving and parking on Deeside Gardens whilst the resurfacing work is carried out. There will be a ban on driving […]

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Abergeldie Road care home planning application

by Ian Yuill on 17 September, 2017

I have been asked by residents what the current status is of the planning application to build a care home on the empty site at the junction of Abergeldie Road and Holburn Street. I have checked with the council’s planning staff and, because there were only a small number of objections, the decision about whether […]

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With Robert Gordon University’s “Freshers’ Week” beginning on Monday 18th September and the first semester of the new academic year beginning on Tuesday 26th September, some Garthdee residents have contacted me asking about parking enforcement. I have contacted the Senior City Warden and have been assured that “extra resources will be committed to the Garthdee […]

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Ruthrieston Residents’ Association meets next on Wednesday 13th September at 7.30pm in Ruthrieston Community Centre.  These meetings are open to the public and there is an opportunity for those attending to raise issues affecting the community. A police representative usually attends the Residents’ Association’s meetings. Jane Fullerton of ACEnergy will be guest speaker at this […]

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It’s well worth checking your home security

by Ian Yuill on 5 September, 2017

As summer draws to a close and the longer dark nights approach it is well work thinking about the security of you home and any outbuildings, garages or sheds you may have. Although having your home broken into is something many people worry about, it is not very common. There are though many ways that […]

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