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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...


My Champion Journey by Sundas Mughal

Our Community Champions are Better Start Bradford’s biggest assets. They are rooted in their communities and provide trusted peer to peer motivation around our key aim to give children the best start in our area of Bradford. One of our Community Champions, Sundas Mughal, shares her champion journe...


Is this the year of the multi-volunteer?

Mum of three, Irem Ahmed is one of our ‘multi-volunteers’, who volunteers for two of our projects: Home-Start Better Start and the Perinatal Support Service. Here, Irem shares why she finds volunteering so rewarding. Irem's Story I was on a Home-Start preparation course for family support volu...


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...