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 the local support here has been amazing. The crowds help to take competitors who are at their lowest point and raise them to their highest. We love being in Bolton.
Ironman Race Director
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 of the wonderful diversity of its community and the amazingly friendly people - it feels like a family.
Michelin Star Chef
I love Bolton because of the love, pride and support the people have for our Hospice, supporting people from across the town at a time of great need.
Chair, Bolton Hospice
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 it has given me the opportunity to study a subject I love at the University of Bolton, within commuting distance of my home town.
BA (Hons) Photography student from Rossendale
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
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 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
I am Bolton born and bred. I belong to Bolton and Bolton belongs to me.
Chair, The Bolton Vision Partnership
I love Bolton for its sense of community, positive approach and sense of purpose.
Headmaster, Bolton School Boys' Division