Mairie Schwarz is from Paisley's twin town of Fürth, Germany, and shares with you her five favourite things about Paisley.
Check out these great pics from Tapestry of Renfrewshire - the latest in the University of the West of Scotland's Inspiring Women lecture series.
Bethany Docherty, from Johnstone, has vowed to conquer her fear of heights by taking part in a thrilling aerial display at Paisley Halloween Festival 2018.
Did you know?
Paisley has over 100 listed buildings packed into its town centre - the second highest concentration in Scotland outwith Edinburgh.
Mairie Schwarz is from Paisley’s twin town of Fürth in Germany and discusses the similarities between the sister towns which have been twinned for almost 50 years.
James Lang, of Scottish Leather Group shares his story and outlines what he sees as key to the area's future economic success.
Valerija Tkacenko has joined Renfrewshire Council's events team as a creative intern for the Paisley Halloween Festival 2018.
Mairie Schwarz is from Paisley's sister town of Fürth in northern Bavaria, Germany, and has joined the events team of Renfrewshire Council as an exchange student.
Take a look at Paisley and Renfrewshire's stunning historic buildings and architecture with award-winning photographer Gary Chittick.
It has all the qualities of a major city, but still maintains the identity and charm you'd associate with a Scottish town. It also has a real sense of scale you wouldn't associate with many towns.
I love Paisley because you must have the only Abbey worldwide with an ’Alien’ gargoyle! #WhyILovePaisley
I've lived and worked around Paisley for the majority of my life and so it holds a special place for me - it'll always be a place I see as home. Paisley is unique with a great mix of people, places and events to enjoy throughout the year.