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A large-scale search and rescue exercise took place in Filey over the weekend Emergency services from North Yorkshire Police, HM Coastguard, Filey RNLI and Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, took part in a large missing person search scenario. It means that there will be an increased emergency services presence in Filey this morning. Senior Coastal […]

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Yorkshire drivers are set to feature prominently in the Filey based Trackrod Rally at the end of the month. Newly crowned RAVENOL British Trial and Rally Drivers Association Champion Stephen Petch is preparing to test himself against the renowned North York Moors forest stages and his local rival Charlie Payne when contesting the Trackrod Rally […]

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There were gold awards given across the North Yorkshire coast in the recent ‘Yorkshire in Bloom.’ The most notable award was for Filey, who claimed gold in Coastal Towns with a population of under 12,000. There were plenty of awards for the Yorkshire Coast in the Open Spaces Category. Friends of Filey Parks were awarded […]

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Filey’s lifeboat rescue crew were called out to rescue a struggling kayaker on Saturday afternoon. The person had been tipped out of their kayak by strong waves and was struggling to get back on board. The inshore lifeboat was launched just after 4 pm and went out to them, brought them back to shore and […]

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Filey Lions’ annual 10k Beach Run took place yesterday, on Sunday the 3rd of September. It begins at the Country Car Park in Filey, with an 11.00am start. It was set up by nine years ago by Sam Cross who is the President of Filey Lions Club, all with the intention of boosting Filey’s tourism appeal. […]

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North Yorkshire Police has today released a film to mark the 50th deployment of Project Servator since its launch. The 4 and a half minute film shows how the project, which launched in North Yorkshire in April 2017, deploys teams of both highly visible and covert police officers to deny, detect and deter criminal and terrorist […]

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Filey’s heavy duty lifeboat was launched yesterday to assist a ship that was experiencing engine problems. The Coastguard received a call, an urgent but not distress signal, just after 3.30pm of the vessel suffering engine trouble and contact the RNLI at Filey. The all weather lifeboat was launched to assist with the vessel, the crew […]

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A new project hopes to help attract more international visitors to the Yorkshire Coast. It will allow those thinking of coming to the area to create a personal itinerary online. The project will initially target potential tourists from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and France. Sheron Crossman, from the National Coastal Tourism Academy, said: “There’ll be […]

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Swim Safe, a national programme offering free outdoor swimming and water safety sessions is coming to The Yorkshire Coast to promote respect for the sea to children.  Swim Safe is entirely free to attend, it was founded by the Andrew McGeown Legacy Fund. Andrew was a well-loved local man who sadly died after going into the […]

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A new warning system has been introduced to Filey’s level crossing as safety was becoming a concern.  Network Rail has installed a new audible warning system at the crossing at Seadale which will alert pedestrians of approaching trains. The system is automatically triggered as the train approaches the crossing, which is an additional warning as […]

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