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Despite the lockdown caused by the corona virus, Filey has both been in the national news and has, allegedly, become a property hotspot. Readers across Britain were transported to the town via the pages of The Daily Telegraph. Within those august pages a feature writer wrote of a fifty-year love affair with the town. Inevitably the ‘hidden […]

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boiler of Diamond
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Among the rocks beneath Speeton cliffs lies a rusting ship’s boiler. It marks the last resting place of the Hull trawler the Diamond. She was ran aground in thick fog in the wee hours of 9 January 1912. The Diamond, a modern steam trawler, had been fishing on the East Fladen grounds, roughly 100 miles north […]

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Tommy Taylor playing guitar
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Filey’s Tommy Taylor has topped the country music charts with his debut single Popcorn. On the day of its release Popcorn shot to number one on the iTunes Country Chart. The website Forever British Country described Popcorn as ‘a very rocky country song, definitely one I can see being popular at shows. Tommy’s gravely voice suits the song […]

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Ship wreck Filey Bay
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Beneath Bempton’s towering cliffs lie the barnacle encrusted remains of a ship. A huge boiler appears from the waves as the tide recedes. However, the most haunting part is the eyelet where the ship’s propeller once turned. It’s watery finger points skyward. A warning of the perils of the sea? A grave marker of a […]

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