Food Support

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.

Food Support

Community Market

Held weekly in the Tannahil Centre our community market is open to anyone who needs it, you can contact us through the website or by calling 07309 862 681 information for service users can be found here

Co-op & Greggs Run

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

Environmental Support

#TeamUpToCleanUp & Litter Picks

As part of our commitment to our local environment and


Residential Garden Maintenance

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

Environmental Local Links

Fly Tipping

Help keep our area clean and maintained by reporting fly tipping via the council switchboard on 0300 300 0300 or you can report them using the Dumb Dumpers website through Zero Waste Scotland below

Bin Emptying

You can check your bin collection times using the handy link below, alternatively you can find out opening times of our local Recycling Centre at Underwood road here

Street Lighting Repairs

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

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

RenRepairs - the repair app for Renfrewshire Council 

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.

Covid Support

Fuel Poverty

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

Perscription Collection

Our prescription collection service is available to anyone in Ferguslie Park who are isolating, shielding or anxious about going to collect for themselves.

Contact us on 07309 862 681 or use the link below for our contact form

Emergency Contacts


Our HOTLINE is staffed by volunteers 24/7 and can be called on 07309 862 681


Contact Renfrewshire Council on 0300 300 0300 (open for emergencies 24/7)


Contact your community warden by calling 0300 300 0380 or by emailing them here


For social work emergencies call 0300 343 1505 or for homelessness service call 0141 618 7200



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