We are a diverse borough, where people from many different backgrounds and cultures live, work and play. Along with our partners we have a longstanding commitment to celebrating this diversity, promoting good relations between our diverse communities, and ensuring that our services are appropriate and accessible for everyone.

We want Bolton to be a place where everyone is able to achieve their potential, regardless of their background, their circumstances, or where they live. The new vision and values for Bolton 2030 are:

  • Vision: Built on our pride in our place and the aspirations of and for local people, our vision is to ensure Bolton in 2030 is Active, Connected and Prosperous.
  • Values: Bolton will be a vibrant place built on strong cohesive communities, successful businesses and healthy engaged residents. It will be a welcoming place where people choose to study, work and put down roots. Inclusive, distinctive, decent, warm and friendly.

The council’s equality policy statement describes how the council responds to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 as part of its core business.