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Shire Housing Association’s long-serving head of customer services Lynn Miller has announced she is stepping down from the role on July 16. Ms Miller has worked for the Association since its inception in 1997.

A West Cumbrian charity has appointed a new chief executive. Jane Mindar has taken on the position at Age UK West Cumbria. She joined the charity in September 2019 and comes to the role from her position as deputy chief executive. She was previously head of funded services.

Housing association Castles and Coasts has appointed board member Chris Lewis as its new chair.

James Tugendhat is leaving his post as international managing director of the childcare group, Bright Horizons, to take over the reins at HC-One, which runs 328 care homes in the UK.

South Chailey’s Keith Henesey is looking forward to delivering a first-class service to residents at the new Gradwell Park retirement community. Keith officially takes up the post of village manager later this summer, moving from his existing position at Elmbridge Village in Cranleigh, Surrey where he has been the village manager for four years.

Claire Johnsen has been appointed as head of innovation at care home construction company Savista Developments. She previously worked for St John’s Innovation Centre in Cambridge as a Senior Innovation Advisor and plans to support Savista by overseeing the launch of an Innovation Challenge run in partnership with Savista’s sister company, Hallmark Care Homes. Hallmark owns 19 care homes across England and South Wales.

The private residential arm of Leyland-based housing association Progress Housing has appointed Stuart Redfern to manage its build contracts.

Claire Johnsen has been appointed as head of innovation at care home construction company Savista Developments.