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Parents in the Lead changes

You may have noticed that there have been a few slight changes to our Parents in the Lead activities fund. We have been listening to your feedback and have made the following changes: We have increased the availability of funding from £2000 to £2500. You can now apply more than once a ye...


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 ...


The search is back on to find Bradford’s Community Stars working with pregnant families or families with children under four. For the third year, Better Start Bradford has teamed up with the Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards to present the Outstanding Contribution to Early Years cat...


Our Perinatal Support Service provides emotional support to families where a parent is struggling with their emotional health during pregnancy and after the first year of birth. When Jodie Pedley’s baby, Ethan was born with medical issues, Jodie could feel that she was struggling but once she foun...


The Better Start Bradford Community Board members bring a wealth of experience to support our aim to give our Bradford children the best start in life. None more so than Christy Bischoff, who has travelled the world working with families and fortunately for us found her way to Bradford! Christy’s...