Do you know an inspirational child like Max?

Six years old , Max Coles , with his Grandmother, Mary Simmons, who he save the life of after she slipped into a diabetic coma,
Six years old , Max Coles , with his Grandmother, Mary Simmons, who he save the life of after she slipped into a diabetic coma,
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Little hero Max Cole is to meet royalty – after scooping a Star Superkids award last year.

The eight-year-old was one of the 2013 prize winners after he saved his gran when she slipped into a diabetic coma.

And after his actions were highlighted through Superkids, he won another plaudit with the 231st Shiregreen Beavers which means he will be heading to Windsor Castle this month for a special presentation.

A member of the royal family – not yet revealed – and Chef Scout, British adventurer Bear Grylls will meet winners of the award.

Proud mum Sam, from Hillsborough, said: “The Superkids award affected Max quite a lot, he was very proud.

“He took the award into school to show people and his beaver group were very proud of him so they put a little awards ceremony on for him.

“At the end of the month he is going to meet a member of the Royal family and Bear Grylls. Last time it was the Duchess of Cambridge but we don’t know who it is this time.

“He is very excited about that and keeps telling people he is going to meet the Queen!”

Max leapt into action when gran Mary Simmons, 66, passed out suddenly on the sofa at home in Longley.

He put her in the recovery position, fed her some vital sugar, and contacted his midwife mum.

Paramedics said without his swift actions his beloved nanna may have died because her blood sugar had dropped so dangerously low.

And Max, who had picked up tips from his mum, a midwife, and first aid classes at beavers, was praised again at an emotional Superkids ceremony when he took home the Special Award.

Sam urged other families to put forward their youngsters for the awards, which recognise youngsters aged under-18 for their bravery, achievements, progress and attitude across a range of categories.

She said: “It was one of the most emotional things I think I have ever done – and I pass babies to people every day.

“To see and hear people’s stories was very moving, it puts it all into perspective.

“Everything else is doom and gloom but this is something to celebrate how wonderful our young people really are.”

James Mitchinson, editor of The Star, added: “Sheffield Superkids is an awards ceremony to recognise and reward inspirational children from across the area.”

To nominate your star for Superkids email haroldine.lockwood@jpress.co.uk with your name, address, email and contact number for both nominee and yourself as well as a detailed description of why this person has been nominated.

Businesses are invited to sponsor individual awards.

Email event manager Haroldine Lockwood on haroldine.lockwood@jpress.co.uk or call 07803 505658 to find out more.