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Summer events in BD3, BD4, BD5!

There's no need for anyone to be at a loose end this summer in the Better Start Bradford area and beyond, with loads of free, fun events for families! We're holding a very special event to celebrate Playday 2018. The BIG Play Event takes over Parkside Park on 1 August 2018, with kite making, wate...


New language support for early years

With children’s language development being key to their personal and educational development, Better Start Bradford is set to increase current low attainment rates with their latest project I CAN Early Talk. BHT Early Education and Training has been commissioned by Better Start Bradford to deli...


Paddles at the ready!

This Saturday, sixteen brave paddlers - and one very brave drummer - from Better Start Bradford will take to the River Aire in Saltaire to battle it out against 40 organisations from across the Bradford district in the annual Bradford Dragon Boat Festival. Not widely known for their rowing prowes...


Celebrating our Bradford Dads

This weekend we celebrate our dads on Father’s Day. In the Better Start Bradford area, we recognise the important role that dads play in giving their children the best start in life and actively deliver activities and workshops targeted for dads. One of our dad champions, Suhaib Ahmed has attended...


A new project, Little Minds Matter: Bradford Infant Mental Health service launches in Infant Mental Health Awareness week, which helps strengthen the relationship between babies and their parents. Infant Mental Health Awareness Week is between 10 and 16 June. This years’ national campaign is ar...