Sunset over Filey Beach
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Filey Beach has been voted as one of the top six beaches in the world for kids. The seven mile sweep of golden sands appears in the list alongside Bondi Beach in Australia and Siesta Beach in Florida. The popular website TripAdvisor has compiled the 2019 Traveller’s Choice beaches that are great for kids. So […]

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The Crescent, Filey
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The Filey & District U3A commence their season on Thursday 24 October, with a talk entitled ‘A History of Filey in Seven Buildings’ by Hunmanby based academic Dr George Sheeran. The talk takes place at at 10.30am at Filey Methodist Church, Union Street. Visitors are welcome and pay a small fee. Membership of the U3A […]

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Morris dancers at Filey Steampunk Festival
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On Thursday 24 October between 10am and 3pm, a trio of Filey festivals will be holding a fundraising tea, cakes and tombola event at the Evron Centre. The Filey Folk Festival, Steampunk Festival and Literature Festival are coming together to publicise their events and raise some much-needed cash. There will be a Victorian-style tea, complete […]

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Second World War pillbox on Filey Beach
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The Friends of Filey Museum’s annual talk is entitled ‘Memories of Filey During World War Two’. The speaker is Michael Fearon, the chairman of the museum and Filey’s premier historian. Michael grew up in Filey during the conflict, so the talk will undoubtedly be a fascinating one. The talk is taking place at 7pm on Thursday 17th October […]

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Ian McMillan
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Whether it is the breathtaking bay, or tales of fisherfolk, Filey has been, and still is, a place of words. It has attracted Charlotte Bronte and Charles Dickens, it has offered narratives to local and national historians and inspired poets and artists. This is a culture that should, and will be, celebrated. That in essence […]

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The holiday season is always a busy period for Filey’s RNLI lifeboat crew. This year the month of August saw both lifeboats called out on numerous occasions.  Of course, the first day of August is celebrated as Yorkshire Day. However, before our intrepid lifeboat crew could think about raising a glass to God’s Own County, […]

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The final Filey International Food Festival of 2019 is nearly upon us. Sixty stalls will pack the Crescent Gardens and Evron Centre on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October. Cakes, pies and chocolates; gin, beer and prosecco; Jamaican, Thai and Yorkshire street food. All we need now is for the weather to behave itself!

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Filey’s inshore lifeboat was called to two separate incidents involving kayakers within the space of an hour at lunchtime on Saturday 14th October. Shortly before 12noon, Humber coast guard requested the launch of Filey’s inshore lifeboat, Braund, following reports of 3 kayakers in difficulty at the end of Filey Brigg in a strong and freshening […]

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Filey was invaded by West Highland Terriers last week.  A special walk has been organised along the beach for those who own a Westie, although people with other breeds of dog are welcome to take part. Those that want to take part are asked to meet at West Avenue Car Park at 12.00pm, where the […]

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North Yorkshire drivers Charlie Payne and Steve Bannister secured a brace of historic hat-tricks with home victories in the two main sections of the Trackrod Rally which finished in Filey on Saturday afternoon. Both repeated their successes in 2015 and 2016 with Ripon Dairy owner Payne winning the less restricted Trackrod Forest Stages in a […]

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