People who use a wheelchair can now explore How Hill after off-road wheelchair donated

Children from the St Francis of Assisi RC School at How Hill with Lizzy Ames, education manager, and

Children from the St Francis of Assisi RC School at How Hill with Lizzy Ames, education manager, and the all terrain wheelchair they raised funds for from a sponsored run. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Going on a trip to the broads can be an exciting experience for school children but sometimes youngsters living with disabilities can find getting around the exciting sites a struggle.

Children from the St Francis of Assisi RC School at How Hill with Lizzy Ames, education manager, and

Children from the St Francis of Assisi RC School at How Hill with Lizzy Ames, education manager, and the all terrain wheelchair they raised funds for from a sponsored run. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A group of pupils from Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic School, Norwich have made exploring How Hill that bit easier by donating an all-terrain wheelchair to the How Hill Trust.

The pupils raised more than £2,800 for the wheelchair by taking part in a sponsored run.

Lizzy Ames, education manager for How Hill Trust said: 'This new wheelchair will allow children to access almost all of the broads. We have already used it four times and it isn't just for people with disabilities, for example if someone has broken their leg they can use it.

'We are also able to share the resource with other broads in the region. The school visits us regularly so it's lovely they wanted to give back to us.'

Children from the St Francis of Assisi RC School at How Hill with Lizzy Ames (behind the chair) educ

Children from the St Francis of Assisi RC School at How Hill with Lizzy Ames (behind the chair) education manager, trustees and Friends of How Hill, and the all terrain wheelchair the children raised funds for from a sponsored run. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017


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