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
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
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
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
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
The whole borough is awash with kindness and generosity and that makes me smile.
Chief Executive Officer, Bolton CVS
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
I love Bolton because we're a friendly bunch of people who aren't afraid to stand up for what we believe in.
Saeed Atcha MBE
Charity CEO and Social Mobility Commissioner
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