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Five minutes with… Leanne Souster

Leanne of Better Start Imagine holding up Snappy Croc book

Better Start Imagine was one of the first projects that we launched. In this interview we chat to Leanne, who has led it from the start.


Better Start Imagine reaches 2,000 babies

Over 2,000 babies are now receiving a free book every month as part of Better Start Bradford’s free book giving project, Better Start Imagine. The scheme provides a free book per month to every child, born after 1 January 2016, in the Better Start Bradford area (Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford ...


Happy 1st Birthday Better Start Imagine

As the country celebrates National Storytelling Week, we are celebrating the first birthday of our free book-gifting scheme, Better Start Imagine. A special party was held for families with children under four, with special guests including the Regional Director of the Dollywood UK Foundation, wh...


Just do it … in 2018

As we start the new year, Better Start Bradford Director, Michaela Howell (pictured above right), reflects on the inspirational people and projects that motivate her to just do it: get out there and help make big changes, one step at a time. Just do it! It's that time of year when we are making ne...


Better Start Imagine changing lives

Over 1,000 babies are now receiving a free book every month as part of Better Start Bradford’s free book giving project, Better Start Imagine. In this blog two parents, Noshi Iqbal and Darryl Young, share how Better Start Imagine has made a difference to their lives. Noshi’s blog Better Start ...