Filey Bistro interior
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A new broom has taken over at the popular Filey Bistro. A familiar face is now at the helm, as the new owner Sophie Boden previously worked front of house at the Bistro. We met with Sophie over a cuppa to chat about an exciting future for the much-loved Filey Bistro. The Bistro reopened on […]

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Filey Outdoor Pool
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The Sunday Times has named Filey as ‘one of the six seaside towns everyone’s going to be talking about this summer’. After two ‘pandemic-fuelled staycation summers’ the Sunday Times believes that many resorts have rediscovered their joie de vivre and have become ‘magnets for creative, outdoorsy and resourceful types who have found that they really do like […]

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Filey’s main post box has once again been ‘yarn-bombed’. Overnight an Easter ‘bonnet’ appeared. An unknown crocheteer has festooned it with seasonal figures, it has brought a little cheer to a grey March day.

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National Coastwatch Institution (NCI), is dedicated to the safety, protection and preservation of life at sea, is poised to open a new station in Filey, but they need volunteers to run it! NCI watchkeepers provide the eyes and ears along the coast, monitoring radio channels and providing a listening watch in poor visibility. They are trained to […]

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‘Thirty’, a licensed coffee shop and eatery swung open its doors on Monday on Belle Vue Street. With a breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea menus, Thirty is likely to become a Filey favourite with locals and visitors alike. The owners previously ran the popular Bayside Kitchen at The Bay resort just down the road, so the renovation […]

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Rumours have been rife for some considerable time, but the news that the Downcliffe House Hotel is to close on 2 April has still come as a shock to many in Filey and beyond. The boutique hotel is set to be converted into private apartments. Although the Downcliffe has been for sale for several years, […]

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There’s an air of disrepute associated with rum; the piratical Caribbean, slavery and drunken sailors. In Australia in the early 1800s, rum was even used as payment for everyday commodities. When word reached London of this rum do, William Bligh (remembered by history as the disposed captain during the Mutiny on the Bounty), was appointed […]

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After a two year hiatus, caused by the pandemic, the Filey Steampunk Festival is returning on the weekend of 14-15 May 2022. Featuring tank rides on the beach, Steampunk parades on the Crescent Gardens and some really strange events at the Evron Centre, it is an unmissable weekend. The festival features Professor Elemental, Madam Misfit and […]

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