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
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 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 I just love the North of England. I’m from the North East, but the northern sense of humour is fantastic. We can all laugh at each other and ourselves and that’s what is so special about us.
Britain’s Got Talent finalist
It has a strong community spirit and has brilliant groups like the Octagon and fab events for young people like the Teenage Markets.
I love Bolton because I feel safe and there are lots of places to visit, especially places to eat out, with my family.
Ashfaq Jiva, aged 9
Year 4 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
I love Bolton because of the amazingly warm and friendly welcome we get from the people of this town. One of the major things for Ironman is to come to communities that want us. We feel like we belong here, we feel like part of the family.
Managing Director of Ironman UK and Ireland
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!
I love Bolton because the people are friendly, frank and funny and because there is a great sense of collaboration between the headteachers in the borough, who are all working in the best interests of the next generation.
Headmistress, Bolton School Girls' Division
I love Bolton because I get to present on the radio – it’s amazing.
James Wilson, aged 11
Bolton FM’s youngest presenter