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Summer Fun - what's on for families with children under four in Bradford

If you're looking for fun activities to enjoy with your children this summer then check out all the great things happening across the Better Start Bradford area.  From fun days to crafts to den building to teddy bears picnics to farms to active play and gardening fun ... there is something fo...


Better Start Bradford is launching its Bradford Doulas project

In National Breastfeeding Celebration Week (26 June) Better Start Bradford is launching its Bradford Doulas project, which offers practical and emotional support to expectant families six weeks before the birth, during labour and six weeks after the birth, through trained volunteers. Big Lottery...


Better Start Bradford sowing wild seeds

Better Start Bradford are leading by example by starting a pictorial meadow in their Mayfield Centre office car park with the help of local nursery children at the Mayfield Children’s Place Day Nursery on Broadway Avenue. Johanna Mawson, Project Manager for Better Start Bradford said “Pictor...


Better Start Bradford through a student’s eyes

Ellie Gerrard, Child Nursing Student, Better Start Bradford

Our latest child nursing student, Ellie Gerrard, has spent five weeks at Better Start Bradford. In this blog she wanted to share how our programme has opened her eyes to working within a community first-hand. Ellie’s Blog I started my five-week placement with Better Start Bradford with an open m...


    Our Parents in the Lead activities fund launches this Spring. Groups of parents will send us lots of activity ideas for families with children under four to enjoy. We need you to be on our selection panel, helping to choose the activity ideas for your area. What is Parents in ...