Children raise money to buy their friend a wheelchair

Harry Tiplady playing tennis in his new wheelchair Credit: ITV News Anglia

Pupils at a Suffolk school have helped one of their friends by raising funds to help buy him a new wheelchair.

Harry Tiplady, who has cerebral palsy was struggling to take part in PE lessons at the Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill because his old wheelchair was too heavy.

So his classmates organised a non-uniform day , raising money to buy a light-weight aluminium wheelchair.

Harry Tiplady at the Samuel Ward Academy Credit: ITV News Anglia

Harry said. "It's just amazing and it's lighter and helps me a bit more in my PE lessons."