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 for its sense of community, positive approach and sense of purpose.
Headmaster, Bolton School Boys' Division
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 I get the chance every day to make a difference to the lives of the children I teach.
Class teacher, 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
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 it has enabled me to take part in charity fundraising and work with people of Bolton to help good causes such as the Bolton Hospice.
I love Bolton because there are really good schools and I like the teachers and head teacher.
Seth Turner, aged six
Year 1 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
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
I am Bolton born and bred. I belong to Bolton and Bolton belongs to me.
Chair, The Bolton Vision Partnership
I love Bolton because of its rich history and its bright future.
Paul Heathcote MBE
Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur
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