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Shropshire Council
Abbey Foregate

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In accordance with the latest government announcement regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should be aware of the instruction to stay at home, and to only leave the house for food, health reasons or essential work. You should also stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people.

In light of this, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory will be unable to meet until further notice, and there may be a reduced service for other local and national organisations.

For further information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed.

Best Beginnings


Best Beginnings is a charity dedicated to ending child health inequalities in the UK. 

We are committed to giving every baby the healthiest possible start in life. Our vision is a future in which all children in the UK enjoy excellent care from the very beginning. We use innovative approaches to ensure families have the information and support they need to protect their children’s health.

Our projects focus on the time-period between preconception and three years of age because this is where the foundations for a healthy life are built.

There is a large child health gap between the top and bottom of the socio-economic scale in the UK and across certain ethnic communities. These gaps lead to premature birth, serious illnesses, developmental disorders and deaths in early infancy. This huge health gap continues into adulthood, with children from more challenging backgrounds being significantly more likely to suffer from obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease in later life.

Best Beginnings is addressing the challenge of reducing child health inequalities and infant mortality in three main ways:

  • Develop pioneering interventions and resources for families and healthcare professionals, to ensure parents have the information and support needed to make choices that will improve their children’s health and avoid preventable illnesses and death.
  • Promote equal access to health services for families with babies so that people who have difficulty accessing these services are enabled to do so.
  • Advance the education of both the public and professionals who have contact with young people and families, about health issues affecting mothers and children.

Venue Details

12 Vale Royal
N7 9AP
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Contact Details

Best Beginnings
020 7443 7895
Fax: 020 7607 7363
Best Beginnings
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