Welcome to Darkwood Crew

Darkwood Crew is a constituted group of local residents who have a very clear aim of ‘helping Ferguslie flourish’ with a strong environmental ethos, focusing on 5 key areas

#FoodInsecurity  #FuelPoverty  #Isolation&Loneliness  #MentalHealthPositivity #TheLocalEnvironment

Our work is underpinned by a belief that our local environment holds the key to addressing a number of historical social problems in the community including, but not limited to, health inequalities, long term unemployment, poor educational attainment, poor mental health, social exclusion & isolation.

Darkwood Crew back big proposals to drive down local poverty

Darkwood Crew offers their firm support to proposals led by The Poverty Alliance in a bid to drive down rocketing levels of poverty in Renfrewshire. We lend our voice and support in a national newspaper once again to raise this important issue.

5th April 2021

Darkwood Crew join marine litter fight along the River Clyde

Darkwood Crew have become one of 18 anchor groups in Scotland who support Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Upstream Battle campaign.

The campaign aims to prevent litter from entering the River Clyde and each group undertakes a key role by carrying out regular litter surveys and litter picks along the River Clyde or one of its tributaries.

21 February 2021

2020 Feature Article

 A Mill Magazine feature article on Darkwood Crew, our work and the impact our volunteers have on the local community

14th December 2020

Our very own Terry lends his voice to 'Ferguslie Voices' a collection of narratives from the town

6 November 2020

Celebrating a further award to the group for our environmental work picking up 'Community Path Group of the Year'

6th October 2020

Covid crisis boosts community spirit in Ferguslie Park
Grassroots organisations are leading the charge

5th October 2020

Analysis: Pandemic proves that people power can help fight poverty featuring Darkwood Crew

22nd August 2020

Ferguslie community group Darkwood Crew's first food market is a great success

18th August 2020

Community activist says walking during lockdown has been a great mental health boost

4th June 2020

The Tannahill Centre secures over £60,000 of funding to support locals during coronavirus

29th May 2020

Much-loved Paisley community centre gets ready to celebrate
The Tannahill Centre in Ferguslie Park turns 25 this year

28th Jan 2020

Ferguslie Park is no longer the poor man of Scotland

6th September 2019

Frustration as Ferguslie Park used as a dumping ground 



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