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'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
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 there are lots of good schools and teachers and you can learn a lot.
Alistair Ashworth, aged seven
Year 2 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
Of its generosity. The generosity of the people, the generosity of the countryside and landscapes, the generosity of faith and the generosity of Bolton’s heart.
Chief Executive, Urban Outreach
We are a diverse group of people from all kinds of backgrounds with a wonderful shared culture and community.
Signing one of the big Bs to say why he loves Bolton.
13 years old - who took part in IronKids race
I love Bolton because my family are here, a job I love at BACKUP is here. It’s home. And home is where the heart is. Bolton has heart.
Chief Executive, BACKUP North West charity
I love Bolton because of the amazingly warm and friendly welcome we get from the people of this town. One of the major things for Ironman is to come to communities that want us. We feel like we belong here, we feel like part of the family.
Managing Director of Ironman UK and Ireland
I love Bolton because the food and drink festival is such an amazing event; it takes over the whole of the town centre and everyone gets involved.
Celebrity chef, pictured with his nine-year-old daughter Isabella
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
It is a real place with real people and real personality, together with a desire to grow and innovate.
Chief Executive, Moorgarth