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Vote now for your early years hero!

Voting is open for three individuals shortlisted for the Better Start Bradford 'Outstanding Contribution to Early Years'  Community Stars award: Aqsa Shaheen, Ali Nahani and Jo Midgeley. All three have inspiring stories to share. Here is a flavour of their achievements and passion as volunteers:...


Being Sam

People have many reasons for volunteering or working in the jobs that they do and for SHINE’s Family and Community Worker, Sam Thirkhill, her reasons are clear … she just wants to give back something to the local community. Through her own life experiences, she knows what a struggle parenting...


Better Start Brushing!

Better Start Bradford have launched their latest campaign to improve oral health in 0-4 years olds in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. Bradford has the highest rates of childhood tooth decay in Yorkshire, with more than 1 in 3 five-year old children having evidence of decay...


Job Opportunity: Neighbourhood Worker

The Neighbourhood Worker will work closely with the team at BD4 Family, partner organisations and Better Start Bradford to promote and increase engagement in activities and projects. They will ensure that families understand the key messages and campaigns from Better Start Bradford, and that th...


Nominations Open! Outstanding Contribution to Early Years Award

We're delighted to have teamed up with the Telegraph and Argus and People Can for a fourth year to offer our special 'Outstanding Contribution to Early Years' award as part of the annual Community Stars awards! Nominations are now open and you have until Friday 4 October 2019 to submit your entry. ...