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.
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 I like how young people are able to get involved and have something to say about where they live and how to make it better.
Momoore Adenmosun, aged eight
Year 4 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
I love Bolton because of the incredible people. Boltonians, considered the friendliest people in Britain, are so welcoming and helpful – always going out of their way to help others.
Nikki Wilson Cook
Centre Manager, Market Place Bolton
I love Bolton for its sense of community, positive approach and sense of purpose.
Headmaster, Bolton School Boys' Division
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
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
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
It is a real place with real people and real personality, together with a desire to grow and innovate.
Chief Executive, Moorgarth