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 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 friendly supportive people we have who work together to make Bolton a great town.
Rev. Phil Mason
Chaplain, Bolton Wanderers FC
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
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
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’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
Because of its people, definitely. We know from the staff who work here at the Trust how they will do their absolute best and go out of their way to help patients and their colleagues. Bolton people are extremely caring and proud of where they live. And they should be.
Chief Operating Officer, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
I love Bolton because of its rich history and its bright future.
Paul Heathcote MBE
Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur
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