This webpage has been created to improve your safety at home and when you are out and about. Some of the advice may seem a little obvious, but remember - it is when you least expect it that crimes can occur.
As with all large towns, Bolton has it's fair share of crime. Following simple personal safety and home security measures will help lessen the chance of you becoming a victim.
Always remember that the police and security staff at the University are only a phone call away should you need any help or advice at any time.
The Drunken Disorderly Inn, Bolton
Look at what Greater Manchester Police have to offer people who spoil a good night out in our towns and cities by fighting, swearing, shouting, causing criminal damage and engaging in drunken behaviour.
Immobilise - Register your Property
Create a free private and secure portfolio of all your personal property.
If your phone, bike, computer or any other registered item is lost or stolen, use Immobilise to instantly tell police and insurers. These actions help greatly in the recovery of your property and capture of thieves.
Greater Manchester Police
Dial 999 in an emergency.
It's an emergency if a crime is being comitted or has just been witnessed, there is a risk of injury or a risk of serious damage to property.
0161 872 5050 to report a non-emergency incident or to make a general enquiry.
Crime Statistics - See the crime statistics in your area
Enter your postcode, town, village or street into the search box below, and get instant access to street-level crime maps and data, as well as details of your local policing team and beat meetings.
Working together to reduce crime, disorder and drugs misuse in Bolton
The Be Safe Partnership is made up of representatives from a number of different organisations all working together to reduce crime, disorder and drugs misuse in Bolton.
They aim to: Reduce House Burglary, vehicle crime, robbery, violent crime, domestic violence, use od Class A drugs.
A personal safety guide for international students
This guide is designed to help you to prepare for your stay here and give you practical advice about living and studying in the UK. It highlights some of the safety and security issues you need to be aware of and lists organisations to contact if you do need help.
Raising the awareness of personal safety
The Suzy Lamplugh Trusts wants to work with everyone in the community to raise awareness of the importance of personal safety and to provide positive practical guidance that makes people feel safer and more confident.