Really re-cycling: a bike scheme helps young people avoid trouble

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Really re-cycling: a bike scheme helps young people avoid trouble

Maleena Pone spoke to Raqib Islam, 18, who has started social enterprise Your Bike. 

Raqib has just secured space for 12 months in Poplar to roll out Your Bike. The scheme gets bikes from the Met, then trains young people to restore and maintain them.  The idea is to keep young people out of trouble while also giving them skills. The scheme then sells the restored bikes and gives 15% of the profits back to the police to fund their training programmes for cadets. 

Raqib Islam, joined Headline London along with other game-changing individuals making the city a better place. They discuss how the capital is changing, and what needs to be done to carry on this good work.

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