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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...


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...


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 ...