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Hunmanby railway station has been short-listed in the National Community Rail Awards for 2020. The Friends of Hunmanby Railway Station group are in the running for the best small project award. Their project was inspired by the introduction of an hourly train service that commenced in May 2019. The group have begun to make the […]

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Keep your eyes on the skies over the coming weeks as the North Sea hosts one of the largest military exercises for a decade. According to the RAF over seventy aircraft will be conducting ‘high intensity tactical training together over the North Sea and North East of England’. Exercise Crimson Warrior runs until 5 November and includes […]

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Vintage fairground ride
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It has one of the largest collection of vintage fairground rides, organs and vehicles in the country, but the Scarborough Fair Collection is set to remain closed for the remainder of the year. The attraction was unable to open as usual this spring due to the Corona Virus pandemic, but plans had been put in […]

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They are the trains that have become the epitome of failing rail services in the north. More akin to buses than trains, the ‘pacers’ have rattled their way to all corners of the north of England for three decades. However, in recent weeks eagled-eyed travellers will have spotted a pacer train travelling between Scarborough and […]

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Great Yorkshire Bike Ride departing Wetherby Racecourse
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Two thousand cyclists are set to converge on Filey as the Great Yorkshire Bike Ride comes to the coast. The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride is an annual seventy mile sponsored charity cycle ride from Wetherby to Filey. The ride takes in some of Yorkshire’s best countryside through the Howardian Hills and the Yorkshire Wolds to the coast. Every year 2,000 […]

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Tour de Yorkshire at Filey
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The organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will be hosting a community roadshow in the town between 6pm-8pm on Monday 9 March. The event, being held at the Evron Centre, will offer residents, businesses and community groups advice on how groups and individuals can benefit from the race. It represents a great opportunity to find out more […]

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Filey Tennis Club House
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Filey Tennis Club’s Annual General Meeting takes place at 6.30pm on Tuesday 23 January at the Cobbler’s Arms on Union Street. All players and members are invited. The meeting is also open to anyone who is interested in the club and its facilities on West Avenue. The club has a strong social focus, but teams […]

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Filey Folk Festival
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Early bird tickets are now on sale for Filey’s popular folk festival. The three headline acts are as follows. Friday 8 May: Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers; The She Shanties The She Shanties are Filey’s own all-female troupe. Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers are a Nashville/Scottish combo. Saturday 9 May: The Dan Webster Band; […]

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Ian McMillan
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As we count the months down towards Filey’s inaugural literature festival, the organisers have announced that postal ticket sales are now available. The festival is proving to be hugely popular with one event already sold out! Tickets are available by post for the following events, simply contact the organisers via the Filey Literature Festival’s Facebook page and they will […]

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Ullapool Creel tree
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The inspiration for Filey’s ‘Fishtive’ Tree came when a Filey resident saw the Creel Tree at Ullapool on the west coast of Scotland. Made from 340 prawn creels, the tree is nearly thirty feet high. It was first erected in 2016 and it has gone on to become the focal point of the town’s Winter Festival […]

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