Sally Sweeney-Carroll of Hale Receives MBE

June 26, 2012 8:51 am

Sally Sweeny-Carroll MBESally Sweeny-Caroll was overwhelmed to be mentioned on the Queens birthday honours list this year to receive a MBE.

Sally founded the charity, Transport for Sick Children and has also been involved in the Making it Better Initiative for the NHS and see’s this accreditation as being a great way to promote the charity.

63-year-old Sally, said she feels

“very proud and delighted and quite overwhelmed” to receive the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Sally added:

“The main award is for the transport scheme which covers the whole of Greater Manchester that I started 35 years ago. Its still a fantastic service – last year they helped 1,300 children and made 7,000 trips Isn’t it nice to be awarded for something I’m very, very proud of and its been a brilliant success.”

Sally has been an advocate of promoting better healthcare for children and it is great to see her hard work being noticed.

Sally said:

“Although its my award I feel its for the work everybody does at the charity.”


The Altrincham and Hale resident has also received a letter a letter from Andrew Lansley, the Health Secretary, congratulating her on this honour.

We are very proud of all the people in Altrincham who are working hard to ensure a better life through charities of community work and could not be prouder of Sally in this recent honour.

1 Comment

  1. Kate Babbage
    Posted July 2, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    I used to run this excellent Transport Scheme for Sally in its early days. I’ve lost touch with her but would love to congratulate her. If possible, please pass on to her my delight in her award, and my email address for if she would like to contact me or give me her contact email address.
    With thanks, Kate Babbage

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