Lord Sebastian Coe says sport could be the answer to London's knife crime problem

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Lord Sebastian Coe says sport could be the answer to London's knife crime problem

Following yesterday's meeting between police chiefs and the Home Secretary to address violent crime, a new hub was opened in East London today aimed at providing a safe space for young people.

The Youth Charter Office in Stratford will be home to the biggest sports development, and coaching leadership centre of its kind in the UK.

Part of the Olympic legacy, it was opened by Lord Sebastian Coe, who says he hopes it will provide cultural, social and sporting opportunities for teenagers.

University of East London will provide a space for students to become 'Social Coaches' who will them work locally with comminuties. 

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