College sends comfort to bomb victim
(18 July 2005)
Staff at Collingwood College, Durham University, have sent a message of comfort and support to their colleague Stephen Stables who was injured in the weekend bus bomb in Turkey which also killed his girlfriend Helen Bennett and four other tourists.
Stephen, of Spennymoor, is in intensive care in hospital in Izmir after being badly injured by shrapnel and suffering burns and a broken leg.
He was on holiday from Collingwood College where he has been working as a kitchen porter for the past 18 months.
College Principal Jane Taylor has sent a card on behalf of the College expressing support for Stephen. Staff are continuing to follow news updates with concern.
Media inquiries: Keith Seacroft, Head of PR 0191 334 6074 www.dur.ac.uk/news.service/