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Community engagement specialist role

We are looking to appoint a Community Engagement Specialist £34k pa 37 hours per week Are you passionate about the Better Start Bradford vision and the prospect of working with our communities to improve the life chances of our children? Are you a relationship builder who believes in emp...


£100,000 Innovation Fund Launches

National Lottery funded Better Start Bradford has a new Innovation Fund for local groups to apply for funding to run and deliver new projects to help improve the lives of children in the Better Start Bradford area of Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. Between £2,500 to £100...


Beyond Baby Week Bradford

After a week filled with over 40 events featuring baby fun, baby celebrations, baby raves and baby information, the first ever Baby Week Bradford ended on Saturday 24 November. The official closing event took place at The Alhambra Studio on Friday 23 November 2018 and featured presentations from ...


Community Stars Early Years Award – Voting Open

Bradford people are asked to vote now for one of the two volunteers shortlisted for our ‘Outstanding Contribution to Early Years’ Award as part of Bradford’s annual Community Stars celebration. The Early Years Award category recognises a person or group: Championing support to expectan...


Better Start Imagine reaches 2,000 babies

Over 2,000 babies are now receiving a free book every month as part of Better Start Bradford’s free book giving project, Better Start Imagine. The scheme provides a free book per month to every child, born after 1 January 2016, in the Better Start Bradford area (Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford ...