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Prison-death demonstration, Styal Prison, 13 June 2007

Pauline Campbell | 06.06.2007 22:30 | Repression | Social Struggles | Birmingham

Demonstration to protest against the death of another woman prisoner
Helen Mary Cole, aged 48, died on 3 June 2007
while in the care of Styal Prison, Cheshire
Demonstration will take place on Wednesday 13 June 2007 starting at 1.00 pm
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend

(1) Banners will be displayed, and flowers laid in memory of mother Mrs Helen Mary Cole who lost her life while in the care of HMP & YOI Styal.
(2) Demonstration, for the duration of the afternoon, will be led by Pauline Campbell, bereaved mother of Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, 18, who died in the so-called care of HMP and YOI Styal on 18 January 2003.
(3) Helen Cole is the fifth woman to die in prison this year (England & Wales; apparently self-inflicted deaths).
(4) The demonstration on 13.06.07 will be the 24th demonstration to be held outside women's prisons in England since protests began in 2004.
(5) To date, Pauline Campbell has been arrested 14 times, and is currently awaiting criminal trial at North Avon Magistrates' Court.
(6) Prison address: HMP & YOI Styal, Styal Road, Styal, Nr Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4HR.

Pauline Campbell


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  1. Daughter of Helen Mary Cole — Stephanie Cole