Laura Forbes had never fully been out of her wheelchair ... next week she will perform 100ft in the air in front of Paisley’s iconic Abbey.
There are many great places to love in and around Paisley, but it's also a great gateway for exploring Greater Glasgow and some of Scotland's most stunning natural assets.
Gary Ennis, owner of NS Design digital training consultancy, represents the voice of microbusinesses on Renfrewshire’s Economic Leadership Panel.
Whether you're looking to keep the kids entertained this month or take in some great live performances and theatre there's plenty on offer around Renfrewshire to keep you busy.
Spend 60 seconds with local musician Ciaran Whyte, who tells you how playing your music in Paisley gives you a unique insight into the place.
Spend 60 seconds with Scottish Alternative Music Awards creative director Richy Muirhead as he explains what makes Paisley so special.
Did you know?
Paisley Museum has a copy of one of the world's most spectacular books - The Birds of America, by John James Audubon.
Take a look at some more websites that you may find helpful if you live in Paisley and Renfrewshire, or are just simply visiting the area.
Look back on all the fun and excitement as the cars and crews set off from Paisley for the Monte Carlo Classic Rally 2018.
Cultural mapping is about showing 'what is happening where' and revealing a cultural picture of an area.
Whether you’re stopping off for a quick visit or killing some time before catching a flight, there are plenty of quick cultural delights to snap up in Paisley.
Whether you're thinking of starting a new business or you're already established, take advantage of the free events available to local businesses.
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.