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As the Covid pandemic once again impacts on travel, Northern Rail have announced a revised timetable for the Yorkshire Coast Line between Scarborough and Hull. The temporary timetable will commence on Monday 18 January and will run until further notice. Whilst the start and end of the day remains the same, to facilitate travel of […]

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In the bleak midwinter as Gustav Holst might have said. All the shops have been closed down, as the Specials might have said. Long lines patiently await vaccinations at Filey Surgery, shoot it up, as Sigue Sigue Sputnik might have said. Lockdown Three is clearly taking its toll on your Filey correspondents. However, closed the […]

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She’s done it! Stephanie Luxton completed her one hundredth round trip by bike between Filey’s Coble Landing and Hunmanby Gap this morning. Her daily five mile round trips commenced on 16th September and every day since she has become a familiar sight, often battling against a headwind along the beach. In total Stephanie has cycled 450 miles, taking seventy-three hours to […]

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The Filey Literature Festival has worked with poet Robin Needham, to produce a Filey anthology, The Salt of the Yorkshire Earth. The idea came about following his work popping up on social media. Ode to the Filey Lifeboat Heroes (first two verses) The Filey Lifeboat Heroes Are a sure and steady crew, In time of […]

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The construction of eight apartments on the site of the Three Tuns car park continues apace. Belle Vue Street is temporarily closed whilst a large crane lifts concrete pre-cast sections onto the site. However, the road will reopen shortly, albeit with a one-way restriction which is remaining in place until April next year. The car park […]

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A Blackpool man is currently attempting to circumnavigate the British Isles by paddle board. Perhaps unsurprisingly, no one has managed to stand on a paddle board and go all the way around Britain, through 2,000 miles of unpredictable weather and stormy seas. The intrepid paddler, Jordan Wylie, is no stranger to bizarre feats, having previously ran a […]

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Filey War Memorial
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In this strangest of years, there will be no parade to the War Memorial, no lowering of heads, no solemn silence. However, the fallen of Filey will be remembered, around fireplaces, in solitary moments and, in some cases, memories, albeit increasingly distant. From the town’s first casualty in World War One, Private Thomas Jenkinson, who […]

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The team at the Wold Top Brewery are celebrating winning three World Beer Awards and two gold stars at the Guild of Fine Foods’ Great Taste Awards. The brewery, based on the Wolds above Hunmanby, are well-known for their glorious beers, but it was their first-ever lager, Landmark, that got the ball rolling with a […]

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Earlier in 2020 Filey Town Council made £100,000 available in grants for sport and leisure organisations based in the town. After a large number of applications were shifted, the council announced the awarding of the first four grants. Totalling £55,093 the grants were went to: Filey Playing Fields Association; the Parish Centre at St. John’s Church; Active Filey; and […]

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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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