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Better Place Fairy Pots Art Competition

Get your paints, pens, pencils, crayons at the ready because our Better Place project are wanting artwork from families with children aged under four years living in the Better Start Bradford area of Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. They need your fabulous designs for a ne...


Our ESOL for Pregnancy project, delivered by Shipley College, thrived as an online course during the pandemic, with students feeling more able to attend sessions from their homes. As a result, courses will continue to be delivered online for the foreseeable future through a combination of WhatsApp,...


Up close with our Family and Community Engagement Team

Our Family and Community Engagement Team – AKA the FACE Team – never stops. Here’s what they’ve been up to during autumn and winter and what exciting things they have in the pipeline.


New workshops from group which Royal couple met

A grandparenting group, ChildsSide’s Older Yet Wiser, who met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they visited Bradford in 2020 are running grandparenting workshops at the LIFE Centre from Thursday 3 March 2022. Liz Ranson and Judith Shalkowski, Co-Founders of ChildsSide who deliver Older y...


Little Free Libraries come to Better Start Bradford area

Back in 2009, the first Little Free Library was erected in Wisconsin, America by Todd Boll, who created it is a tribute to his mother - a teacher who loved reading. He made a small wooden house and put it on a post at the end of his drive with a sign that said ‘Free Books’ for families and chil...