British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS)

BFRS is a Social Enterprise that was created to work in support of the Armed Forces Community (AFC). We support them by working with companies across the UK that are looking to hire, re-train, and offer career advice to the them. 

We successful host National Careers Fairs across the country and our aim is to continuously introduce the AFC to companies and try to ensure they are fully aware of the benefits of employing from this community.

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0207 2189000

RAF Leeming - A brief summary

The primary role of RAF Leeming is to train for, deliver and support UK and expeditionary air operations.

The site now occupied by RAF Leeming was originally developed during the late 1930s. Leeming has been used as a heavy bomber base, night-fighter base and a Flying Training School, before it underwent major redevelopment in the mid-80s.

Currently, Hawk T1 aircraft (No 100 Sqn) and Tutor aircraft (Northumbrian University Air Squadron) operate from Leeming. In addition, 90 Signals Unit, 2 Force Protection Wing, No 34 Squadron RAF Regiment, No 609 (West Riding) RAF Auxiliary Squadron and the Joint Forward Air Controller Training and Standards Unit (JFACTSU) are resident on the Station.

RAF Leeming also accommodates No 10 Royal Engineers Field Squadron, the only UK RAF Station to have a full time Army Squadron based within its perimeters.

RAF Leeming is situated just off the A1, 50 miles north of York and 25 miles south of Darlington. Leeming is the nearest village and has a small shop and Post Office. The nearest market town is Bedale, situated 5 miles away. RAF Leeming has a HIVE, free Internet facilities, SSAFA, a church, Learning Centre, Spar shop, hairdressers, thrift shop, Post Office, gym, nursery and crèche, primary school, Jesters Kids Club, play parks and various youth groups and clubs. In addition, there are various bars and a coffee shop as well as the Officers and Sergeants Mess.

The information on this site has been compiled from various sources accessible on the internet:  acknowledgements are due to MOD Website,  RAF WebsiteHIVE website, & Wikipedia
The site is intended to be an impartial and useful source of information about the Forces Base and surrounding area for members of HM Armed Forces, their families and civilians working on the Base. There should be nothing of a sensitive nature as everything here is readily available on the internet.  If you spot anything that is out of date or just plain wrong, please
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