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.
Our partnerships with Co-op and Greggs Foundation have allowed us to include some tasty treats in our food parcels whilst reducing waste and tackling food insecurity head on
As part of our commitment to our local environment and
We offer hedge and grass cutting, weeding, flower bed maintenance and other garden tasks. Free to all residents of Ferguslie Park with a suggested donation towards equipment and fuel costs
Street lighting, bus shelter lighting, zebra crossing, illuminated bollard repairs and exposed wiring can be reported directly to Renfrewshire council using the button below
Street pot holes, footway/pavement faults, street drainage & flooding as well as street furniture and traffic sign/signal faults can be reported to Renfrewshire council below
Renfrewshire Council have a free app for council tenants to report repairs inside their home and arrange a gas servicing appointment.
It is a simple process that sends the details of the repair, where it’s located, allows you to attach an image and confirm your availability for the appointment to be undertaken.
The app ensures the repairs process is managed as quickly as possible. Ren Repairs also provides tenants with a range of information and other services with access to Jobcentre Plus and a range of local services, news etc.
Being at home more during the pandemic and through the winter may cause you to be spending additional money on your prepaid gas and electricity meters. Ferguslie Park Housing Association can provide helpful advice and assistance. Contact Teresa or Laura on 0141 887 4053 (option 0) or use the email link below