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What our projects are offering at this time

Despite the easing of COVID-19 restrictions earlier in the year we’re continuing to support families in the Better Start Bradford area through a mix of phone / video calls and virtual events, with face-to-face activities gradually being re-introduced by several of our project teams. Click on the image or heading above to find out more…


All the best to you for 2022

By Alex Spragg, Programme Director, Better Start Bradford Happy New Year! The circumstances in which I write this are not what any of us were hoping for, the increasing prevalence of Covid has led to a return to home working for the majority of our team and the cancellation of some of our end...


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...


Five special trees for 500 Volunteer Doulas

Myra Shay recreation ground will soon be humming to the sounds of active children and families, and wildlife, thanks to a project delivered in collaboration with Better Start Bradford’s Better Place project, Get Out More CIC, local schools and Bradford Council. The project is creating a playable ...


Baby Week Bradford returns!

Baby Week Bradford returns from 15-21 November 2021 and aims to challenge everyone to think about why Bradford babies are everyone’s business…


Outdoor Fun – whatever the weather!

Enjoying the outdoors together in Autumn and Winter - an interview with Olivia Joy Menin, Better Place Community Project Assistant As the temperature takes a downward turn and the rain clouds gather, it is tempting to keep your little ones warm indoors. But, even though we are now heading into A...