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2018 Community Stars winner

The votes were in and counted (over 16,000 were received) and it was finally time to announce the crème de la crème of Bradford's Community Stars and our Early Years’ winner at the ceremony on 6 December 2018 at The Bradford Hotel. The competition was tough with local dad champion, Suhaib ...


Meet the Board Member – Rosie McEachan

In our latest Board Member blog, we meet ‘Scottish Bradfordian’ Dr Rosie McEachan, Programme Director for Born in Bradford and co-Director of the Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub. Find out why she is so passionate about research being used to make a real difference - and why Bradford bus dri...


How Teodora’s growing project led to personal growth too

When Teodora Orosz, 27, first met our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Team to discuss a Parents in the Lead project idea, little did she know that this meeting would lead to even bigger and better things for her! Teodora’s Story My two children both went to Karmand Nursery and there w...


Men in the Early Years Conference

At Better Start Bradford, we put the community at the centre of everything that we do. In July, the Men in the Early Years Conference took place in Bristol and was attended by Satnam Singh, one of our Community Board members and Ian Thorpe, one of our Programme Facilitators. Satnam’s overview Th...


Being a parent in the lead of decision making

Samina Begum, 48, is one of our Parents in the Lead Activities Fund panel members. Collectively with other parent panel members, she has made decisions on funding for almost £30,000 for 30 projects in the Better Start Bradford area. Samina’s Story I was already volunteering with HENRY as a ...