What do you love about Bolton? We want as many people, of all ages, backgrounds and communities to take part. We’d love to hear from you, because it is your experience that matters. Fill in the ‘I LOVE BOLTON BECAUSE…’ forms at locations across the town or submit the form. Your responses will help us create a campaign that will let everyone in the UK and the world know what a wonderful place Bolton is to live, work, study, visit and invest.
I love Bolton because it has given me the opportunity to study a subject I love at the University of Bolton, within commuting distance of my home town.
BA (Hons) Photography student from Rossendale
I love Bolton because I get the chance every day to make a difference to the lives of the children I teach.
Class teacher, Beaumont Primary School
We have a College that welcomes a fantastically diverse community of learners who have life-changing opportunities thanks to the many courses available to them, delivered by talented and dedicated staff.
Principal, Bolton College
I love Bolton because of the wonderful diversity of its community and the amazingly friendly people - it feels like a family.
Michelin Star Chef
From musicians to designers, artists to poets, there’s no shortage of talent here in Bolton and often in the most surprising of places.
Chief Executive, The Octagon Theatre
Of the warmth, kindness and generosity of the people. Boltonians should be proud of the fabulous heritage, the architecture and the determination to ensure the town moves with the times and is successful for generations to come.
Centre Manager, Crompton Place
I love Bolton because it's the place to be, be inspired, be loved, be prosperous, be entertained, be active.
Development Manager of Bolton Solidarity Community Association, Chair of Bolton CVS
It is a real place with real people and real personality, together with a desire to grow and innovate.
Chief Executive, Moorgarth
I love Bolton because it’s a multicultural town and very diverse, everyone is different, but we car for each other.
Isaac Toth, aged 10
Year 5 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
I love Bolton because it has a friendly, busy atmosphere in the town centre, and the countryside is just on the doorstep.
I love Bolton because of its rich history and its bright future.
Paul Heathcote MBE
Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur