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.
Signing one of the big Bs to say why he loves Bolton.
13 years old - who took part in IronKids race
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
I love Bolton because we're a friendly bunch of people who aren't afraid to stand up for what we believe in.
Saeed Atcha MBE
Charity CEO and Social Mobility Commissioner
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 it’s lovely that we can access the countryside really easily. I was born here and I love living here.
Head teacher, Beaumont Primary School
I get to meet some lovely people and children through the community work I do which I love and enjoy. I hope we can bring unity to the community!
I love Bolton because I feel safe and there are lots of places to visit, especially places to eat out, with my family.
Ashfaq Jiva, aged 9
Year 4 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
The best of Bolton continues to be its people. Working in a public Library and Museum I get to hear many stories old and new, of pride, passion and love for our town.
Collections Manager, Library and Museum Service
My work has taken me to many places in the world but there is only one I call home. I was born in Bolton and have always lived in Bolton. This is my home.
Pastor Derek Smith
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