Connor Lynes from Hull has was presented with the Children and Young People’s Courage Award, sponsored by Royal Mail.

The award was given in recognition of his determination to raise awareness of stroke among children. Following his stroke, when he was just 13 years old, Connor set up a group to raise awareness of brain injury in sport and raised over £10,000 for charity.

Lost for Words is a campaign to raise awareness and funds to enable the Stroke Association to support people who struggle with communication after a stroke. This year’s Life After Stroke Awards supported this campaign. Text ‘Stroke Awards’ to 70500 to donate £5.