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.
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.
Did you know?
In 1834, over £1m worth of shawls were produced locally - worth over £1bn in today's money.
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.
Samuel Yerokun of Action for Culture and Ethics is one of the organisers of Africa-Paisley 2021 , and took some time out ahead of the event to talk about his adopted town.
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.