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.
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
I love Bolton for its sense of community, positive approach and sense of purpose.
Headmaster, Bolton School Boys' Division
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
I love Bolton because it’s a multicultural town and very diverse, everyone is different, but we car for each other.
Isaac Toth, aged 10
Year 5 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
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
It has a strong community spirit and has brilliant groups like the Octagon and fab events for young people like the Teenage Markets.
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
I love Bolton because there are lots of good schools and teachers and you can learn a lot.
Alistair Ashworth, aged seven
Year 2 pupil at Beaumont Primary School
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 it's the place to be, be inspired, be loved, be prosperous, be entertained, be active.
Development Manager of Bolton Solidarity Community Association, Chair of Bolton CVS