Please go to Calderstones Cemetery Campaign – Overview for a short summary of the campaign which has grown up around Calderstones’ former graveyard.
Here on this page are links to finding out more information about the Calderstones Cemetery Campaign.
Calderstones Cemetery Campaign website – loads of information, documents and photographs.
Videos made by North West Regional Forum of Self Advocates:
From the 2018 Conference:
Let our friends rest in peace –
From the 2019 Conference:
Let our friends rest in peace: Awesome Foursome – Calderstones Cemetery update
Articles and a book chapter:
John Pring: Former long-stay residents plead with cemetery developers: ‘Let our friends rest in peace’ Disability News Service 1st March 2018
Josh Halladay, C of E intervenes in row over plan to build car park over graveyard. Guardian, April 30th 2018
Nigel Ingham (2018). Ignored and forgotten – in death as in life. Community Living 31:4 16-7
Nigel Ingham (2020). ‘We’re being treated as second-class citizens’”: Community, family and learning disability activisits campaigning for dignity in death. Soldatic, K. & Johnson, K. (eds). Global perspectives on disability activism and advocacy: Our way. Routledge: 15 – 34