Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks) Memorial Statue

Pete Shelley – singer, songwriter and guitarist for the punk rock group The Buzzcocks, who sadly died in December 2018 was an inspiration to many people around the world.

Maybe he was an inspiration to you too?

Sign this petition to help us erect a memorial to him in his hometown of Leigh in Lancashire.
Pete (Peter Campbell McNeish) was born to Margaret and John McNeish at 48 Milton Street, in Leigh. Margaret was an ex-mill worker in the town, while John was a fitter at the nearby Astley Green Colliery.

To show respect and honour Pete’s legendary contribution to the global music scene join us and help us show our love and admiration – by signing this petition, donating money or time, or something else that will help.

The campaign is ongoing – we are running fund raising events and liaising with many different organisations.

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Or just sign the petition here – it will really help us. Thanks!

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