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On Thursday 23rd September the White Lodge Hotel will be hosting a glittering dinner to commemorate the 242nd anniversary of the Battle of Flamborough Head. On sale at the bar will be a special run of lowland rum named John Paul Jones, in honour of the Scottish born captain of the American ship the Bonhomme […]

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The fabulous Filey Folk Festival has begun, filling the town’s pubs and streets with music and song. From virtually every pub comes the enticing sounds of live music, something that is even more wonderful to hear after the long covid lockdowns. On Thursday evening the festival opener flew out of the blocks at a packed Glasshouse. […]

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Television screens remain blank in Filey as efforts to build a new transmitter mast at Bilsdale are being frustrated by access issues. The mast operator Arqiva are trying to negotiate with a nearby landowner, but may have to go through the courts to enable access to the mast site for heavy equipment required to erect the […]

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was knocked off his bike by a car on Scarborough Road, Filey near East Lea Farm. The car failed to stop and drove off leaving the cyclist injured in the road. The cyclist was a man in his 60s, he remains in hospital where he is being treated […]

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The wreck of the Laura
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Perhaps we are getting complacent? A little blasé even. Filey’s beach has featured in yet another ‘best beaches’ article. They seem to be almost daily. Perhaps it is because we have always known that our beach is on a par with anything? Everyone else seems to be catching on. We partly joke of course. It is […]

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Televisions and radios in Filey are still without any signal in the wake of the fire that engulfed the Bilsdale transmitter. Whilst some services have been partially restored to parts of County Durham, for Filey and most of North Yorkshire it will be 28 August before the television pictures return to our screens. It is possible […]

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Once again Filey has been named among the best beaches in Britain. This time by the New York based Condé Nast. Of course, there are many such lists and understandably Filey appears in virtually them all. This time the beaches aren’t listed in any order, so Filey is one among a selected forty-four of ‘the best beaches […]

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Scarborough Borough Council and Filey Town Council are looking to develop a new vision for the future of Filey. Over the coming six months they are undertaking a residents’ survey where ideas can be contributed that will help identify priorities for the town. The survey can be completed online and there are also drop in […]

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Television and radio reception in Filey, and across a large part of north east England, has been lost after lightning struck the Bilsdale transmitter mast near Helmsley. Firefighters were called to the mast on Tuesday after an engineer working on the site reported a fire within the structure. The 1,032 foot mast was photographed with flames […]

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Filey Sailing club yachts
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Between Saturday 28 August and Tuesday 31 August, Filey Sailing Club will be hosting the 2021 RS Tera National Championship. It will be quite a spectacle as one hundred boats will take part in the main regatta, with many more expected to take part in two other events. The RS Tera is a single-manned sailing dinghy, […]

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