Ian Yuill

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

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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Good news – part of Northcote Avenue resurfaced

by Ian Yuill on 4 September, 2017

I am very pleased that, after pressure from residents and from me, the section of Northcote Avenue nearest to Craigton Road has been resurfaced. I will keep pressing for other crumbling and badly broken roads and pavements in our area to be resurfaced. Sign up here to receive more news and information from Ian Yuill.

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Wheelie bin collection problems continue

by Ian Yuill on 2 September, 2017

I am continuing to receive complaints from across our area about the council not emptying people’s wheelie bins on time. This continuing failure to empty wheelie bins is unacceptable. Problems started when the council changed wheelie bin emptying arrangement earlier this year. People have told me about wheelie bins being left unemptied for days after they […]

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Weeds on pavements and in gutters

by Ian Yuill on 27 July, 2017

I have been contacted by residents of a number of streets asking that the council treat weeds growing on pavements and in gutters. I have raised this with council staff. Please do let me have the details of any problems with weeds on pavements or in gutters which you know about. Sign up here to receive […]

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Belmont Street Farmers’ Market returns

by Ian Yuill on 26 July, 2017

The popular farmers’ market held regularly on Belmont Street for the last 17 years will return under new management between 9am and 3pm on Saturday 29th July. The farmers’ market, now being organised by the people who run the monthly Thistle Street market, will be held on the last Saturday of every month until December […]

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Concerns were expressed at a recent meeting of Garthdee Community Council about a minority of cyclists passing very close to pedestrians on the Deeside Way (the old Deeside railway line). A number of the “Cyclists, pass with care” signs which used to be placed along the Deeside Way have disappeared. As a result of this […]

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Charity bags – watch out for bogus collectors

by Ian Yuill on 16 July, 2017

I have been told there have been incidents of charity bags left out by residents in Braeside being picked up by bogus collectors. To help ensure that charity bags go to the charity intended, please only put them out on the day the charity has asked and watch out for people in unmarked vans collecting […]

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Morningside Road speeding

by Ian Yuill on 6 July, 2017

I have urged the police to take action to tackle speeding on the section of Morningside Road currently without speed cushions. I did this after being contacted by a number of people about some drivers speeding on this stretch of road. These speed cushions have been missing since the middle part of Morningside Road was resurfaced […]

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