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Regional Countryside Challenge Qualifiers Success! May 24, 2017
Regional Countryside Challenge Qualifiers Success! It has been such a very busy day at Scropton Riding & Driving Centre to host our Regional ... [MORE]

Regional Dressage Qualifiers 2017 Success! May 09, 2017
   North Midlands RDA - Regional Dressage Qualifiers 2017 Success! On Monday 8th May, 12 riders from around the region headed... [MORE]

Nomad spotted at Penniwells RDA! February 24, 2017
   Nomad's exciting trip to RDA Greater London this week Nomad on Rudy Monday 20th February - Thursday 23rd February Nomad has been ... [MORE]

Royal Visit Success for Lincolnshire Wolds RDA February 04, 2017
  Royal Visit Success for Lincolnshire Wolds RDA On 3rd February 2017, Lincolnshire Wolds RDA Group celebrated the success of 45th year a... [MORE]

Introducing Mark and Arnie from Retford & District RDA Group January 17, 2017
Introducing Mark and Arnie of Retford & District Group - Your Horse Magazine Credit: Penny Fillingham With the lovely article of Mark and Ar... [MORE]

Happy New Year 2017 from North Midlands RDA Committee... December 30, 2016
North Midlands RDA Region Committee would like to wish you HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 Message from our Committee I would like to take this opportuni... [MORE]

North Midlands Regional Newsletter - October 2016 Announcement October 22, 2016
  OCTOBER 2016 - REGIONAL NEWSLETTER ANNOUNCEMENT I, Matthew have taken over the new role of Regional Publicity Officer for the North Mid... [MORE]

Huge congratulations to Bradley Dexter.... October 16, 2016
  Huge congratulations to Bradley Dexter of Papplewick RDA who has been officially named as Junior Disabled Sportperson of the Year 2016 a... [MORE]

South Nottinghamshire - Southwell Show 2016 September 27, 2016
South Notts RDA - Southwell Show 2016     Watch the video on YouTube - click here ... [MORE]

Double Gold Medalist, Sophie Wells MBE!! September 17, 2016
  Rio 2016 - Paralympics Games Photo Credit: FEI Sophie Wells MBE is one of the five athletes who will be representing Paralympics GB wi... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA - Region Volunteer of the Year 2016!!! September 12, 2016
North Midlands RDA Region is very pleased to announcing our Region Volunteer of the Year 2016...... Chris McGarity Chris McGarity has been... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA - RDA National Championships 2016 SUCCESS!!! July 17, 2016
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)  RDA National Championships 2016 Friday 15th July to Sunday 17th July 2016 North Midlands RDA ... [MORE]

Regional Countryside Challenge Qualifiers - RESULTS, 23rd May 2016 May 24, 2016
Supported by Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)   North Midlands RDA Region Countryside Challenge Qualifiers Venue: Scropton RDA... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA - Regional Dressage Qualifiers RESULTS!! May 11, 2016
North Midlands Regional Dressage Qualifier 2016 Monday 9th May 2016 at Hill House Equestrian  Sponsored by People's Postc... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA - Regional Dressage Qualifiers Announcement April 07, 2016
North Midlands RDA  Regional Dressage Qualifiers 2016 Announcement Emma Wells, Regional Dressage Organiser Emma would like to remind yo... [MORE]

Off Road Wheel Chair Event - The Rotary Club January 19, 2016
Keyworth and Ruddington & West Bridgford Rotarty Club have organised an Off Road Wheel Chair event at Kingston upon Soar Nottinghamshire (2 mi... [MORE]

Evie Toombes, Finalist of Musto Face Campaign December 14, 2015
     EVIE TOOMBES PARA RIDER Here is her official statement regarding the Musto's news on the #FindtheFace Campaign: *Results f... [MORE]

South Notts RDA - Carols in the Stables - 21.12.15 November 28, 2015
in association with Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) South Notts RDA Group presents.. CAROLS IN THE STABLES - Monday 21st December 20... [MORE]

Sue Lynch, Our Regional Driver Rep featured in Carriage Driving Magazine November 04, 2015
Sue Lynch was featured in Carriage Driving Magazine...   I started driving with the Springbridge R.D.A. group about three years ago; I have... [MORE]

Inspiring event for disability sport heads to Northampton October 22, 2015
Sophie Wells Matthew Dalley Inspiring event for disability sport heads to Northampton On 25 October 2015 six Paralympic spo... [MORE]

Bradley Dexter, Junior Disabled Sportperson from Kesteven RDA October 07, 2015
Congratulations to..... Bradley Dexter from Kesteven RDA!   On 2nd of October 2015, the evening have witnessed that one of our riders, B... [MORE]

Regional Para Sport Event opens opportunities for disability sports! October 07, 2015
Inspired by the success of National Paralympic Day earlier this year, Hoof, the British Equestrian Federation’s participation programme, is ... [MORE]

Hannah Fidler, North Midlands RDA Volunteer of the Year 2015! October 07, 2015
   Behalf of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)   North Midlands RDA Region would like to send congratulations to: Han... [MORE]

Sophie & Kathryn's Success at FEI European Para-Dressage Championships 2015! September 20, 2015
Sophie & Jorge Kathryn & Dreamer Two of our Para Dressage Stars head off to Deauville in France. So... [MORE]

Nomad's Latest Blog: Cleethorpes & Grimsby RDA September 20, 2015
  Earlier the week… We have spotted Nomad at Cleethorpes and Grimsby RDA Group where he have been watching some of their RDA less... [MORE]

Nomad's another Successful day at Solihull! August 30, 2015
  Nomad's another successful day at Solihull Riding Club Nomad have been stayed in Emma's lorry overnight already. In the morning, Noma... [MORE]

Solihull Trip with our Mascot Nomad! August 29, 2015
Supported by Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)   Nomad is heading to Solihull Riding Club Nomad of North Midlands RDA was se... [MORE]

Nomad Meet Matt Dalley, Region Participant Rep August 28, 2015
Nomad at Scropton to explore with our North Midlands RDA Participant Rep.. Nomad finally have meet our Region Participant Rep and wants to se... [MORE]

Nomad visit Scropton RDA today! August 27, 2015
Nomad arrived at Scropton RDA Group in Derbyshire.....   Welcome to Nomad - he’s arrived in the North Midlands RDA!  Nomad ... [MORE]

NEW: Matt Dalley, our Participant Rep's Details leaflet updated! August 27, 2015
Matthew Dalley - North Midlands Participant Representative @RDAMattDalley Here is the new Region Participant Rep's Details could be seen:  ... [MORE]

Anita Parker receiving British Empire Medal August 25, 2015
Here is the photo of Anita Parker receiving British Empire Medal today. Credit to Christine Marbow June and I attended Nottingham ... [MORE]

Nomad coming to North Midlands RDA soon!! August 22, 2015
North Midlands RDA Region is delighted to welcome someone.... Nomad - our newest Region Mascot Pony to our region! Check ... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA - Para Show Jumping Success!! August 12, 2015
British Showjumping National Championships - Para Show Jumping Club Championships. Tuesday 11th August 2015 Sponsored by Horsezone UK & Irel... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA's Para Show Jumpers's Latest News... August 08, 2015
North Midlands RDA - Para Equestrian Show Jumping's Latest News: Matthew Dalley, our North Midlands RDA Participant Rep ... [MORE]

Vicky Nurcombe's First Para International Success. Kathryn Gallagher's Ireland Team Debut Success! August 08, 2015
Please find the following Facebook Page for Vicky Nurcombe - here First Para Dressage CPEDI 1* - International Success for Vicky Nurcomb... [MORE]

Mount Group RDA - Success at RDA National Champs 2015! July 26, 2015
  Mount Group RDA - Success  RDA National Championships 2015  We had a very successful weekend at the RDA National Championships... [MORE]

RDA National Championships - North Midlands RDA Riders Time (Region) July 10, 2015
Matthew Dalley, our Region Participant Rep have announcement to make: " I am very pleased to confirm that I can release the Region Riders Time ... [MORE]

RDA National Championships 2015 July 02, 2015
Riding for the Disabled Association is proud to host... RDA National Championships 2015 Friday 17th July to 19th July 2015 Hartpury College, Gl... [MORE]

BEF Para Entry Training - 21.8.15 June 15, 2015
British Equestrian Federation Para Dressage Entry Training has been arranged to run at Scropton Riding & Driving Centre on Friday... [MORE]

FANTASTIC NEWS: BEM BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST June 13, 2015
   FANTASTIC NEWS FOR NORTH MIDLANDS RDA REGION! Mrs Anita Parker from Woodside RDA Group has been awarded with British Empire Meda... [MORE]

Blaston Show 2015 June 11, 2015
North Midlands RDA Latest Announcement: Blaston Show 2015, It will be taking place on Sunday 28th June 2015. If anyone interested in competing ... [MORE]

Kesteven's Success - RDA Online Championship Show 2015 June 08, 2015
Kesteven Rideablity's Success - RDA Online Championship Show 2015 Behalf of Dressage Anywhere & RDA   Dressage Anywher... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA - Regional Dressage Qualifiers 2015 Results May 19, 2015
  Supported by Riding for the Disabled Association UK Behalf of North Midlands RDA - Regional Dressage Qualifiers Team We ... [MORE]

North Midlands Countryside Challenge Qualifiers 2015 Results! May 12, 2015
Behalf of..... North Midlands RDA Countryside Challenge Team Event Organiser:  Matthew Dalley & Glynis Dalley We are ple... [MORE]

North Midlands RDA Dressage Times 2015 May 09, 2015
Supported by Riding for the Disabled Association UK Regional Dressage Quailifiers - Latest Update BEHALF OF NORTH MIDLANDS RDA R... [MORE]

Regional Countryside Challenge 2015 - LATEST NEWS! May 04, 2015
        SUPPORTED BY RIDING FOR DISABLED ASSOCIATION - www.rda.org.ukBEHALF OF OUR COUNTRYSIDE CHALLEN... [MORE]

Emma Wells selected for Para Home International 2015 May 04, 2015
BRITISH DRESSAGE - Northern Region A brilliant news on one of our region rider... Emma Wells! Emma has been selected to compete at P... [MORE]

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MATTHEW AND EMMA BEHALF OF RDA PARTICIPATION COMMITTEE April 08, 2015
Here is our announcement from Matt Dalley, North Midlands Participant Rep and Emma Wells, RDA National Participant Committee Member: Get involved... [MORE]

Coaching Newsletter from RDA UK March 26, 2015
Follow this link to read the latest coaching information form RDA UK ... [MORE]

NEWS FLASH FROM WOODSIDE FARM STABLES RDA March 24, 2015
News Flash! Written by Winifred from Woodside Farm Stables RDA Newsflash - Woodside Farm Stables RDA has launched their Hippotherapy with a gene... [MORE]

Young and disabled riders improve skills on mechanical horse at Mount Group March 24, 2015
Mount Group RDA from Leicestershire SUCCESS ON THEIR MECHANICAL HORSE "Young and disabled riders improve skills on mechanical horse,... [MORE]

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM RDA UK PARTICIPANTS COMMITTEE March 11, 2015
Behalf of RDA National Participant Committee would like to present...  REGION PARTICIPANTS FORUM Date: Thursday 7th May 2015 Time: 5-7pm... [MORE]

Wenlo RDA: Bobbysocks Success! February 12, 2015
BOBBYSOCKS SUCCESS: Wenlo have had the privilege of welcoming Claire from BETA, Ed Bracher & Caroline Ward from RDA National and Anna from BE... [MORE]

Amy Shepperson with Wymington Group - Achievement February 12, 2015
AMY SHEPPERSON - WYMINGTON GROUP Amy Shepperson, a rider with Wymington Group, has been presented with a cup for her hard work and achievements... [MORE]

Scropton Rider prepare for Special Olympics Comp. January 25, 2015
NEWS: " Debbie Bolinger overcomes her illness to reached Special Olympics Event " Behalf of Scropton RDA Group: We are really pleased to see De... [MORE]

Withdrawl of European Hat Standard January 23, 2015
It has been announced by the EU Commission that the European Equestrian Riding Helmet standard (BS) EN1384 is to be withdrawn from the Official Jo... [MORE]

Fancy a bit of rock and roll? January 12, 2015
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ANGELA DOUGHTY - AWARDED FOR MBE January 05, 2015
OFFICIAL BREAKING NEWS: Angela Doughty was awarded MBE in 2015's New Year Honour.. Mrs Doughty said  " She felt the honour was recogniti... [MORE]

RDA AGM - News November 15, 2014
NORTH MIDLANDS RDA'S TRIP TO RDA AGM.... WEDNESDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2014     Aintree Racecourses, Liverpool We have attend the bigge... [MORE]

OCTOBER COMPETITION STARTS! October 07, 2014
BREAKING NEWS! North Midlands RDA North Midlands RDA have NEW competition starting today OUR OCTOBER COMPETITION: DRAWING OR PH... [MORE]

BREAKING NEWS! September 04, 2014
BREAKING NEWS!     North Midlands RDA North Midlands RDA have a competition starting today OUR SEPTEMBER COMPETITION: WORD SEARCH ... [MORE]

Sophie's WEG Success! August 31, 2014
Sophie Wells's WEG SUCCESS! Sophie and Reece is off to Normandy in France to fight for GRADE lV TITLES. She was chosen to be flag bearer fo... [MORE]

RDA National Championships 2014 - North Midlands Success. August 28, 2014
NORTH MIDLANDS SUCCESS - RDA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 On Saturday 19th July, in the early afternoon at the presentation. Rachel Collins from S... [MORE]

Para Home International - 30th May to 1st June. June 02, 2014
We are very proud of our three riders who have been at Para Home International in Vale View.  Emma Wells, Rachel Collins & Matthew Dalley ... [MORE]

Regional Countryside Challenge Results May 12, 2014
Thank you to Mount RDA for an lovely organisation throughout the day for our Regional Countryside Challenge. Also we would like to say a big thank y... [MORE]

Countryside Challenge Times May 03, 2014
Please find the times and timetable of our Countryside Challenge Quailifers: Monday 12th May Timetable Class 1 Class 2 Class 3   Wri... [MORE]

Regional Dressage Qualifiers Results April 28, 2014
The sun shone on riders from North Midlands Region as they took part in the Regional Dressage Qualifiers at Kesteven RDA, Lincs.  Judge, Simon ... [MORE]

Dressage times for April 28th April 23, 2014
Dressage times for North Midlands Regional Dressage There will be a photographer and a catering (burger) van on site.   ... [MORE]

Cleethorpes & Grimsby have best ever result at RDA Champs September 23, 2013
Cleethorpes & Grimsby Riding For The Disabled are riding high after their best-ever haul of rosettes in a national competition. They won three f... [MORE]

Medal bonanza at the Special Olympics for Mount group August 19, 2013
The Special Olympic Summer Games Followed on from the RDA Championships with three more of the Mount Group riders in the East Midlands Equestrian Te... [MORE]

National Championships success for Mount group August 19, 2013
The horses were bathed, the tack was sparkling the horse box was loaded with the 101 things we may or may not need, and the weather report was Sunny... [MORE]

Scropton Group August Newsletter August 12, 2013
Follow this link to read the latest news from Scropton group, Derbys. Scropton August Newsletter ... [MORE]

Top Class Performances at the RDA National Champs July 31, 2013
Kesteven Rideability, started their Silver Jubilee Celebrations early when five riders returned from a successful weekend at the RDA National Champi... [MORE]

Wliby enter National Musical Ride competition June 04, 2013
The Wilby Group, Northampton, has submitted a Musical Ride to the National Championships.  The rules of the competition are strict, NO editing ... [MORE]

Yorkie wins Ray of Sunshine Award May 24, 2013
Yorkie (Yorkin Madoc), a 20 year old, grey, Welsh Section D pony has been a much loved celebrity at Springbridge Carriage Driving Centre for a numbe... [MORE]

Countryside Challenge Results May 18, 2013
The Countryside Challenge Qualifier for 2013 was held at Mount RDA group. With a record number of entrants, judges were kept busy all day watching s... [MORE]

Regional Dressage Qualifier Results April 28, 2013
Click here for the results of the Regional Dressage Qualifiers ... [MORE]

Dressage Times for Mon 22nd April 19, 2013
Click here for the dressage times ... [MORE]

Blaston Show support Leics County groups March 27, 2013
Leicestershire RDA Groups have been chosen to be BLASTON SHOW's Charity this year.  The show is on Sunday 30th June 2013 and the six RDA Groups... [MORE]

Change of Venue for Dressage Qualifiers March 22, 2013
The Regional Dressage Qualifiers have moved venue this year to The Paddocks Riding Centre, Hough on the Hill, Near Grantham, Lincs NG32 2BE.  D... [MORE]

March Newsletters March 17, 2013
Click on the links below to download the latest newsletters from groups: Scropton Kesteven ... [MORE]

CRB Urgent Update February 16, 2013
CRBs (DBS) in ENGLAND AND WALES Old style lilac forms with "CRB, Criminal Records Bureau" in the top right hand corner WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFT... [MORE]

New RDA Group for Notts County January 24, 2013
North Midlands region is delighted to welcome a new RDA riding group into the region.  Based just North of Worksop, the Wallingwells Equestrian... [MORE]

Showjumping with RDA December 13, 2012
RDA Showjumping is taking off! RDA Showjumping is offering an exciting and fulfilling challenge to our riders, as more and more Groups are assessed... [MORE]

December Newsletters from groups in the region December 10, 2012
Click on the links below to download the latest newsletter from groups in our region. Scropton Group Kesteven Group ... [MORE]

CRB Urgent Update December 10, 2012
URGENT UPDATE - CRB HAS BECOME DBS (DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE) DBS (formerly CRB) (England & Wales)On 1st December 2012, the Crimin... [MORE]

RDA Dressage Anywhere Championship July 30, 2012
Disabled riders who are unable to travel now have their own Dressage Championship. Riding for the Disabled Association(RDA) has teamed up with Dress... [MORE]

Results of Countryside Challenge Qualifiers May 20, 2012
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Countryside Challenge times May 06, 2012
The Countryside Challenge qualifiers are taking place on Mon 14th May at Somerby Livery yard complex, Leics. Click here for the times for competitor... [MORE]

Regional Dressage Qualifiers Success April 30, 2012
Once again, Arena UK, Allington, Lincs played host to the North Midlands Dressage Qualifiers. The region is so lucky to have use of this fantastic v... [MORE]

Times for Regional Dressage Competition April 23, 2012
NORTH MIDLANDS REGIONAL DRESSAGE  Monday 30TH April 2012 11.00a.m.  ARENA UK ALLINGTON, NEAR GRANTHAM By kind permission of Mrs L ... [MORE]

How to become a Para Coach April 01, 2012
To improve the quality of training and regulate health and safety within Para-Equestrian (PE) dressage the British Dressage (BD) Para Committee have... [MORE]

Christine Durrance takes gold in Athens July 18, 2011
Christine Durrance of the Mount Group RDA based at Somerby Livery Centre Somerby Leicestershire took a Gold and a Silver in the” A “ rid... [MORE]

Success for Cleethorpes & Grimsby group June 02, 2011
Six riders from the Cleethorpes and Grimsby RDA took part in the Regional Qualifiers held at the UK Arena at Grantham in Mayand all six competitors ... [MORE]

Hats - latest update from RDA National June 01, 2011
  As you may have heard there has been some doubt regarding the rules on hats. Please see below the notice to avoid any doubt. As yet the rule... [MORE]

Riding in a Bluebell wood in Lincs May 22, 2011
The Annual Lincs Wolds "Bluebell wood ride" was a great success this year.  Kindly hosted by Jeanette and Simon Jones at their farm in Ulceby,&... [MORE]

Results from Regional Qualifiers May 22, 2011
The North Midlands Regional Qualifiers took place at Arena UK, near Grantham,Lincs and the event attracted over 40 riders from all counties in ... [MORE]

Times for Regional Dressage and Countryside Challenge May 08, 2011
The North Midlands Regional Dressage and Countryside Challenge Qualifiers take place on Monday 16th May at Arena UK, Allington, near Grantham, ... [MORE]

Introducing Smithy - a new horse for Matthew Dalley May 08, 2011
Early April saw the arrival of my new horse at Scropton RDA.  My previous horse, Dougal, had helped me get started with para dressage, but I re... [MORE]

Retford Group enjoy Southwell Ploughing Match November 03, 2010
Handy Pony Goes to the Fair at Southwell Ploughing Match, Saturday 25th September.    Judged by Mrs Carol Oglesby, competitors tran... [MORE]

WEG Para Dressage Gold for Emma! October 19, 2010
WEG Para Dressage Gold for Emma! Para Dressage Rider, Emma Sheardown is World Freestyle Para Dressage Champion after leading a GB med... [MORE]

Emma selected for World Equestrian Games August 03, 2010
Emma selected for World Equestrian Games World Class Para Dressage Rider, Emma Sheardown has been selected to represent Great Britain... [MORE]

North Midlands Groups success at the National Championships August 03, 2010
Congratulations to all the groups who attended the RDA National Championships at Hartpury, Gloucs.  The regional teams were very successful w... [MORE]

Horses wanted August 01, 2010
Wanted urgently. 13.3hh-14.2hh weight carrying pony for RDA group. Must be able to live out and not be more than 16yrs old. Must be good in ... [MORE]

Results from the Countryside Challenge at Scropton May 17, 2010
The wind was bitter but the rain held off for the Countryside Challenge Regional Qualifier held at Scropton, Derbys and seven groups represen... [MORE]

Results from the Regional Dressage Qualifiers May 17, 2010
A BIG THANK YOU to Lauren Humphries and Carol Ramsey for, once again, allowing North Midlands RDA the use of their superb facilities for our... [MORE]

Emma's success in Belgium May 08, 2010
Newsletter of....   ... [MORE]

Results from the Dressage Qualifiers held at Arena UK in April April 30, 2010
A big THANK YOU to Lauren Humphries and Carol Ramsey for once again allowing us to use the superb facilities at Arena UK for our Dressage Qualifiers.&... [MORE]

Springbridge Carriage Driving Day a great success April 09, 2010
The training day at Springbridge Carriage Driving Group on 9th March was a great success. All the volunteers from the region who participa... [MORE]

Funding for young disabled athletes March 22, 2010
We have recently been informed that funding for young disabled athletes is currently available from the Enable Sport initiative.   ... [MORE]

Discover more about the Special Olympics March 15, 2010
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Inspirational Website Training January 22, 2010
Eight potential RDA website builders attended an "inspirational" website training day at Stoke Rochford near Grantham.    The ... [MORE]

A visit to St James Palace January 08, 2010
Karen and Emma were among the guests invited to attend a Gala Reception at St James Palace to celebrate RDA's 40th Anniversary on 11th November... [MORE]

UKCC FUNdamental Workshops December 23, 2009
The ABCs that Make a Difference Play your part in developing physical literacy in children Exciting news! You may ... [MORE]

Regional Conference November 23, 2009
Over 40 volunteers and trustees attended the North Midlands Regional Conference held at Epperstone Village Hall on Monday 23rd Nov.  Ralph Bu... [MORE]

Scropton rider selected for Regional Foundation Squad November 12, 2009
Matthew, now 15, has been riding at Scropton RDA Centre since he was 6. When we first took him he'd never been anywhere near a horse before but... [MORE]

Focus on Wilby Group November 02, 2009
  FOCUS ON............... We started the Wilby Group in March 1991 at a local riding school. We offered riding once a week to 6 pupils ... [MORE]

North Midlands @ Belvoir Game Fair July 18, 2009
  BELVOIR CLA GAME FAIR, JULY 2009 North Midlands Region were invited to organise a display at the Country Landowners’ Association Ga... [MORE]

Training to be Champions June 21, 2009
TRAINING TO BE CHAMPIONS - Five riders from the North Midlands benefited from extra training towards the RDA National Championships to be held at... [MORE]

RAF Officer Cadets give a helping hand May 31, 2009
  NEWS FROM THE VOLUNTEER FRONT Officer Cadets from RAF Cranwell gave a helping hand with the spring- cleaning at Kesteven RDA’s base ... [MORE]