Friends and family of the late Tony Wilson have launched an official Web site in memory of the former Factory Records boss and broadcaster.

The site,, has contributions from musician friends such as the Charlatans' Tim Burgess, New Order's Peter Hook and Stephen Morris and Elbow's Guy Garvey.

It is open to anyone who wants to mark the passing of Wilson and his contribution to music and the cultural life of Manchester. Visitors to the site can also subscribe to receive further information about future fundraising and other related news.

"Various newspapers, magazines and online sites have put online books of condolence up in memory of Anthony and these have attracted an overwhelming response from the public," Yvette Livesey, Wilson's partner and co-founder of In The City, said in a statement.

"We felt it was important to have a dedicated place, where people who wanted to put up a message could come and share their thoughts. Anthony's death obviously touched a great many people and all of the tributes and messages of condolence that people have sent in already have provided a great deal of comfort to me and to all of Anthony's family and friends."

Wilson, who had been battling cancer, died of a heart attack at the age of 57 on Aug. 10. As previously reported, the In The City music conference that he co-founded will go ahead as planned in Manchester from Oct. 20 to 22.