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2018 Community Stars winner

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 ...


Celebrate your local early years heroes – nominations open…

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...


The motivation behind volunteering

Volunteering has been a buzz word in my world for a long time, but it wasn’t until recently that I stopped to think about what draws me to being a volunteer. By nature I have always been tuned into others around me, checking if they are ok and have what they need.  I guess almost all of my cho...


Calling Early Years Community Stars

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


Recently I attended a Friends of Bowling Park meeting  where a group of dedicated volunteers gathered in a cold hut (- 2c outside) to think about ways to develop an old stone building into a useful space for local people to gather and run activities like a community cafe. As I was listening to th...