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 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
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
We love Bolton because the food and drink festival is a festival for the people – it is magnificent. Bolton is such a diverse place with a huge range of cultures and food. We are very lucky in this country and in a place like Bolton you can eat around the world, there is food from a wide variety of cultures.”
Dave Myers and Si King
The Hairy Bikers
I love Bolton because everyone is friendly. You can always have a conversation with a stranger wherever you go in Bolton and people always brighten your day with a smile.
Director of Strategic Transformation, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
I love Bolton because when you go walking up Rivington Pike and get to the top you can see the whole of Bolton.
Hannah Ahmed, aged eight
Year 3 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 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 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!
We are a diverse group of people from all kinds of backgrounds with a wonderful shared culture and community.
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