Rainbow Hub appoints new chief executive

Mawdesley-based children's charity Rainbow Hub has appointed Lyndsay Fahey as chief executive.

Lyndsay has has held the role of interim chief executive since the retirement of Carole Cochrane in June last year She has extensive experience in the public sector including previous roles as head of strategic development and finance and head of fundraising at Rainbow Hub.

Rainbow Hub supports children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities.

Bill Ainscough, president of Rainbow Hub, said: "Lyndsay has years of experience, both as a fundraiser and a parent whose child has benefited from the services provided by Rainbow Hub.

"She is well placed to lead the charity in these continued uncertain times and develop our services as we move towards a brighter future. The Board is looking forward to supporting her and the team over the coming years."

Lyndsay added: "Rainbow Hub is close to my heart and has been a great support to me on a personal level in the past. There is a wonderful staff team, together with some amazing volunteers, supporters and trustees.

"I am looking forward to working with everyone to make Rainbow Hub the centre of excellence for children with disabilities and their parents and I would like to thank our president Bill Ainscough and the Board for their confidence in me."

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