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Zara: I’m now cooking for a better start!

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...


Better Start Bradford is looking for organisations to help us deliver sustained change within the community through building a shared understanding and ownership of/ participation in the work needed to help and support young children and their families. Through sustained work we hope to ensure that ...


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...


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 ...


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...