In a surprise to Stephen he was nominated for a South Wales Evening Post pride award. He was nominated by a member of the community who thought his charitable work deserved recognition.
He was awarded with his Pride Award at a star studded gala evening at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea where an audience of three hundred and fifty people made up of local business representatives, other award nominees, the lord mayor, celebrities from the T.V. & sports, and of course friends and family. The secretary of state for Wales Alun Cairns spoke on his behalf praising his efforts to the audience on the large screen. Stephen Said "I honestly didn't believe that I would win, I thought the other nominee deserved it more. I'm incredibly humbled and shocked, but overjoyed. I couldn't have done it without my partner Drew Murray and the support from my children and wife. This is a win for Team UnLimbited."