Oxford bikes get new life

Oxford council is working with Broken Spoke Bike Co-op to give the city's abandoned bikes a new lease of life.

Oxford give new lease of life to bikes

Oxford City Council is working with the Broken Spoke Bike Co-op to mend the city's abandoned bikes for the benefit of the local community.

From now a proportion of the abandoned bikes which are retrieved by the Council and donated to the campaign.

Oxford council's dedicated abandoned bikes team collects bikes abandoned in Oxford in order to avoid obstructions on pavements and ensure bike racks are used appropriately.

In total, 119 bikes were removed in the last year.

Councillor John Tanner, Board Member for a Cleaner, Greener Oxford, says: “It is fantastic working in partnership with the Broken Spoke to provide a creative solution to the problem of abandoned bikes in our city."

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