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.
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 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 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'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 am Bolton born and bred. I belong to Bolton and Bolton belongs to me.
Chair, The Bolton Vision Partnership
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
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 for its sense of community, positive approach and sense of purpose.
Headmaster, Bolton School Boys' Division
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
I love Bolton because it has diversity and culture, and everyone in Bolton is accepted and loved for who they are or what they want to be.
Chair of Children in Care Council (Voice 4 U)
I love Bolton because I get to present on the radio – it’s amazing.
James Wilson, aged 11
Bolton FM’s youngest presenter
It’s a very friendly place with some impressive architecture and surrounded by such beautiful countryside. There are some big changes planned as health and social care work closely together to improve the lives of the people who live here and I feel privileged and passionate about that.
Dr Jackie Bene OBE
Chief Executive, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust