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 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)
The best of Bolton continues to be its people. Working in a public Library and Museum I get to hear many stories old and new, of pride, passion and love for our town.
Collections Manager, Library and Museum Service
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
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 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 I get the chance every day to make a difference to the lives of the children I teach.
Class teacher, Beaumont Primary School
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
It is a real place with real people and real personality, together with a desire to grow and innovate.
Chief Executive, Moorgarth
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 of its rich history and its bright future.
Paul Heathcote MBE
Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur