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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...


Thanks to funding through Better Start Bradford’s Better Place programme, the Neighbourhood Resource Centre in Ventnor Street now has a new beautiful outdoor play and garden space for the whole community to enjoy. After extensive consultation and planning between Better Start Bradford’s Bett...


A ‘flipping’ good news story!

The pandemic may have turned this world upside down, but it has also brought people and organisations together in a huge effort to take care of the most vulnerable in our communities. Since the start of the pandemic, our projects, partners, and our staff have all had to change our ways of workin...


Supporting healthy oral habits from the start

Last year the University of Leeds received £109,000 through Better Start Bradford’s Innovation Fund to improve oral health for 0-3’s in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton by delivering their ‘Enhancing the HABIT’ project with the area’s Health Visitors as soon as COVI...


The inspiration behind Salma’s well-being packs

Mum of four, Salma Nawaz, is a community representative on our Better Start Bradford Board. Salma knows what a struggle lockdown has been on many parents with young children, as her own mental health has suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. When Better Start Bradford started delivering activit...