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In February 2013, "More than 280 young people have been left without jobs and training courses after an organisation aimed at tackling youth unemployment collapsed. Stride taught budding bricklayers, car mechanics, beauticians and shop workers from across Leicestershire... Stride was set up in 2000 by city homelessness charity Sharp, which is unaffected by the closure. A sister business, property owner Leicester Social Economy Consortium, is also unaffected." [1]  

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  1. thisisleicestershire Leicester training firm Stride collapses leaving 280 young people without jobs, organizational web page, accessed May 20, 2013.