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Bielefeld is a historic city nestled in the beautiful countryside of North Rhine-Westphalia, and is the home of Headquarters British Forces Germany (HQ BFG).

Bielefeld Location Overview

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Helpful Contacts

Sixth Sense is the Forces weekly newspaper which is free to entitled personnel.

Punchlines is the Westfalen community magazine, produced every 2 months and is free to entitled personnel.

Check the SSVC Forces Cinema listings.

BFBS provides a range of radio and television programmes.

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Need to Know

Update for BFG Personnel

Please be aware.

Effective 1 April 2017.

Effective 31 March 2017.

Bielefeld Notice Board


Visit the Westfalen Events Calendar for What's On.


March Activities


For Service Leavers and Veterans, closing date to apply 31st March.


10th to 13th April School Year 7+