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Lostock Hall woman to head up the disability charity that helped her daughter

Posted on - 5th February, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Lostock Hall, Preston News, South Ribble News
Lyndsay Fahey with her daughter Phoebe who has Moebius Syndrome

Rainbow Hub, a Mawdesley based charity supporting children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities, has announced their new Chief Executive.

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Lyndsay Fahey, from Lostock Hall, Preston, will be taking on the role with immediate effect.

Lyndsay has been Interim Chief Executive since June last year and has been leading the charity through the difficult months of 2020. She has a very close connection with the charity, as her own daughter has benefited from their help.

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She has extensive experience in the public sector including previous roles as Head of Strategic Development and Finance and Head of Fund-raising at Rainbow Hub.

Bill Ainscough, President of Rainbow Hub, said: “Lyndsay has years of experience, both as a fund-raiser 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.”

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Lyndsay Fahey said: “I am delighted to take up the position of Chief Executive at Rainbow Hub. It 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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