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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 ...


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...


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...


Aladdin and the Stolen Stories

We are thrilled to be one of the sponsors of Aladdin and the Stolen Stories, which launched on Monday 19 April. Aladdin and the Stolen Stories is a digital storytelling experience by Bradford Literature Festival with Wrongsemble Theatre, as part of Bradford Inspired. Children of all ages can exp...