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May 2020

Coronavirus update for May

Books are continuing - thanks to the brilliant postal workers who continue to deliver them. This is what a parent emailed this week: I just want to start off with expressing my sincere appreciation for the books that have been sent. I believe that because of these books, they have laid the foundation for my child to enjoy story time for years to come. My child loves 'baby boo and the giraffe' in particular and I love watching his little face light up every time the book is read.

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March 2020


We know these are difficult times for families, especially as our nursery schools and children's centres are having to shut. The books will continue to arrive monthly for our under-5s - they feel more important now than ever. Big love to our families.

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January 2020

Big thanks to The Entertainer toy shop

We are thrilled to have been nominated by The Entertainer store in Bradford's Broadway shopping centre to receive a £1,000 grant from their Jack Gives Back With Pennies fund. This really makes a difference to small children's charities like ours.

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March 2019

Watch our work on BBC news TODAY

We're featuring on 14 March as part of the #BBCWeAreBradford week of stories. Check out our lovely family and how many books they have received - and how much they use and enjoy them.

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March 2019

Watch out for us on the BBC's We Are Bradford

One of our lovely families has been filmed for a news item for the BBC's special week based in Bradford this week (11-15 March). Sadaf and her boys have been receiving books for six years now, and the whole family value their contribution to education and family life.

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October 2018

Watch your inbox for our newsletter ...

Some of the highlights of our last year will be included in our latest newsletter. If you want one, and haven't seen it yet, please email via our contact form.

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October 2018

Big congratulations to Canterbury Nursery School

Canterbury Nursery School has become the first in Bradford to be awarded a Centre of Excellence title. This came from the Inclusion Quality Mark - we're so proud that this is where Canterbury Imagine began and we hope we played a little part in this success.

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January 2018

Happy New Year

It was a happy new year in January.

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November 2017

Our 5th birthday

We celebrated our 5th birthday with a fab party.

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July 2017

Bradford Chamber of Commerce President's Charity of the Year

We are thrilled to have been chosen as the Bradford Chamber of Commerce President's Charity of the Year for 2017-18.

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