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Vote now for your early years hero!

Voting is open for three individuals shortlisted for the Better Start Bradford 'Outstanding Contribution to Early Years'  Community Stars award: Aqsa Shaheen, Ali Nahani and Jo Midgeley. All three have inspiring stories to share. Here is a flavour of their achievements and passion as volunteers:...


Get Ready for Baby Week Bradford 2019

After the success of the first ever Baby Week Bradford last year, Better Start Bradford and partners are thrilled to announce the programme for the second Baby Week Bradford, with more than 40 free events taking place from 4-10 November 2019. Babies are amazing. They’re born ready for everythin...


Being Sam

People have many reasons for volunteering or working in the jobs that they do and for SHINE’s Family and Community Worker, Sam Thirkhill, her reasons are clear … she just wants to give back something to the local community. Through her own life experiences, she knows what a struggle parenting...


Foreword by Better Start Bradford, Head of Programme, Gill Thornton: "As part of our year of learning, 'Nurturing Knowledge' we focused on the importance of relationships in our first quarter. This continues to be a fundamental part of Better Start Bradford’s approach and our Programme behaviou...


Expression of Interest: To conduct an independent review of the Better Start Bradford programme We are looking for expressions of interest from experienced individuals or organisations who can provide consultancy support to our Programme Director in conducting an independent review of our programm...