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Summer events in BD3, BD4, BD5!

There's no need for anyone to be at a loose end this summer in the Better Start Bradford area and beyond, with loads of free, fun events for families! We're holding a very special event to celebrate Playday 2018. The BIG Play Event takes over Parkside Park on 1 August 2018, with kite making, wate...


How the Perinatal Support Service supports me

When Daria Kozielska and her husband became first time parents to Sebastian, in October 2017, they were overjoyed at the arrival of their son. However, Daria began to feel very isolated being at home alone with Sebastian every day, while her husband was working. In this blog Daria shares why the sup...


Volunteer support – the best decision I ever made!

When Rukhsana Hassan, 30, was offered the support of a Home-Start Better Start volunteer, she was initially reluctant to let a ‘stranger’ help her. Looking back, she realises that saying ‘yes’ was one of the best decisions she has ever made. Rukhsana’s story I have three children: Ali-Ak...


We’re looking for a Community Engagement Specialist

As part of our Better Start Bradford programme, we are looking to appoint a Community Engagement Specialist £34k pa 37 hours per week Are you passionate about the Better Start Bradford vision and the prospect of working with our communities to improve the life chances of our children? Are ...


Calling Early Years Community Stars

The search is back on to find Bradford’s ‘Community Stars’ working with pregnant families or families with children under four. For the second year, Better Start Bradford has teamed up with the Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards to present the ‘Early Years’ Community Star Awar...