Filey Distillery building
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The Kipperman is coming to Filey Distillery as part of May’s Filey Literature Festival. Over the weekend of 13/14 May fishing historian Mike Smylie will smoke kippers on his mobile kipper house. It is the first time kippers have been smoked on the site for a century. Mike will be giving a talk at 2pm […]

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In our hour of need they came halfway around the world to aid the mother country. Thousands of young men from the Caribbean joined the Air Force and were trained at RAF Hunmanby Moor. Many of them lodged in Filey and remembered the warm welcome they received from locals. When it was suggested that a memorial […]

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Filey Cricket Club are moving up the leagues, for the coming season the Clarence Drive based club will be playing in the Yorkshire Premier League North, Division Two. The club will be travelling and hosting lots of new clubs:  the first teams of Hessle, Hull Ionians Coal Exporters, Hull Strikers, Newport and North Ferriby, the […]

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With the season just over the horizon, several festivals are beginning to announce their line-ups and 2023 looks like being a bumper year for the town. A harbinger of summer has to be the signing on day at Southdene Bowling Club, pop along to the green (behind the Sea Cadets Building) on Wednesday 15 March […]

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Normally we wouldn’t encourage filling up seals with plastic bottles, but in this case we would! Yes, folks Bonzo the recycling seal has arrived on the promenade. Filey now has its own giant seal sculpture, which doubles as a recycling depository for empty drinks cans and plastic bottles. The metalwork sculpture of the seal, named Bonzo after […]

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The snow and ice may have melted, so whilst there will be no white Christmas this year in Filey, it will definitely be a merry one. May we wish all our friends and readers, wherever they may be, a very Happy Christmas.

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Should the Queen Street Gardens be reopened and renamed the Queen Elizabeth Gardens in honour of our late beloved monarch? In 2019 the Queen Street Gardens were saved by a magnificent campaign. Certain elements on the council wanted to see the land sold off, doubtless to be built on, as happened at the former tennis […]

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The sunny days of summer feel a distant memory. The snow came late last week and ever since the temperature has barely moved above zero. Mist is rising from the sea, as the water is warmer than the air temperature.   Heavy snow is forecast for Wednesday, so wrap up folks! Keep your eye out […]

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It’s not only the cold wind of winter that has arrived in Filey this week, but also the cold wind of change. A number of local businesses have sadly closed their doors for the final time. The much-loved Doggy Deli has served up its last treat to our four-legged friends, as the owners have decided […]

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Filey Sea Cadets has embarked on an ambitious project to redevelop their existing site on Southdene, with a new building, fitting within its existing footprint, purpose-built for the delivery of Sea Cadets activities. The current building was constructed as the Southdene Pavilion in the 1920s, it closed in the early 1960s and has been the base […]

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