City Lib Dems propose investment in schools, roads and environment

Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors proposed investing in education, repairing crumbling roads and pavement and enhancing Aberdeen’s environment at Aberdeen City Council’s 2018/19 budget meeting.

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Broad Street safety concerns ignored

Aberdeen City Council has taken the decision to proceed with the “part pedestrianisation” of Broad Street despite strong opposition from people with sight and hearing loss and limited mobility, who had raised safety concerns.

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City council rejects Lib Dem proposal to look at improving gritting and snow clearing

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.

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Lib Dems meet airport managing director over drop off charges

Liberal Democrat councillors Martin Greig and Ian Yuill met Carol Benzie, Managing Director of Aberdeen International Airport, on 1st June to discuss the £2 drop off charge the airport imposes on drivers dropping people off in front of the terminal.

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Portlethen to Cove footpath / cycleway progress

North Kincardine councillor Ian Mollison was welcomed progress with a new £200,000 footpath/cycle way to connect Portlethen with Cove.

The missing link will join Marywell and Charleston alongside the old Wellington Road and will provide a safe route for cyclists and walkers.

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Save Hazlehead and Kincorth swimming pools say Lib Dems

Hazlehead Liberal Democrat councillor Martin Greig has called on Sport Aberdeen to drop their plans to close Hazlehead and Kincorth swimming pools.

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2,500 back 'Drop the Drop Off Charge' campaign

Over 2,500 people have now backed the local Liberal Democrats' 'Drop the Drop Off Charge Campaign' calling on Aberdeen International Airport's management to drop the £2 charge they have imposed on drivers dropping people off at the airport.

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So who is pinching all the traffic cones?

Over the last five years nearly 10,000 traffic cones, worth just under £50,000, have disappeared in Aberdeen.

It is not just single cones that are being removed – entire groups of cones are being stolen.

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Broad Street pedestrianisation consultation underway

Aberdeen City Council’s consultation on the future of Broad Street is now underway.

The consultation only runs until Sunday 12th June and the options being consulted on are:

  • No change
  • Bus and bicycle only
  • Full pedestrianisation
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