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I lost weight with Cooking For A Better Start!

Better Start Bradford Cooking For a Better Start

Young mum, Shakila Ghafaripour, 22, certainly has her hands full with two children under the age of three. Her youngest son Rayaan is seven months old and her eldest Ayaan has just turned two. Shakila recently attended Better Start Bradford’s six-week HENRY Cooking for a Better Start programme ...


Zara: I’m now cooking for a better start!

When Zara Imtiaz, 33, happened to overhear a conversation about the Cooking for a Better Start project, she knew that this was just what she needed to improve her youngest son’s eating habits. Zara’s story I was sitting in the waiting room of my four year old son’s school, when I overheard a...


Grandparents take the lead in healthy cooking

Project leader, Lubna Khalid, 43, is celebrating after being awarded over £1,600 from the Better Start Bradford’s Parents in the Lead Awards fund, to run twice weekly Cook and Play groups. During the cooking sessions, grandparents will showcase their favourite healthy recipes for families to t...


Ready, steady, school

Preparing you and your child for school. When your child starts school it can be both an exciting and anxious time for parent and child. We want to support you to make this next stage in your lives as smooth as possible. Ready, Steady School gives you the opportunity to discuss any concerns th...


HENRY and me

Gemma Priestley, Better Start Bradford, HENRY

Busy working mum, Gemma Priestley, 31, has recently completed HENRY’s (Healthy Exercise Nutrition for the Really Young) one-to-one programme, offered through Better Start Bradford. In this blog Gemma shares the difference HENRY has made to her family's life. Gemma's Story I often struggle to ...