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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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A century ago the North Eastern Railway ran the train services through Filey and Hunmanby. Twenty-five of their busier stations boasted beautiful tiled maps, depicting the network of the North Eastern Railway. Sadly, the vast majority have been lost, but nine survivors can be viewed at Beverley, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Morpeth, Saltburn, Scarborough, Tynemouth, York and Whitby. […]

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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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The sun has shone, the beach has been packed and music is in the air as a brass band plays on the Crescent Gardens. Could life be better? Seemingly so, the weekend also saw the opening of Charlottes cocktail lounge and a new beer garden at Cobblers. If that wasn’t enough ‘Seaside’ Danny Wilde made […]

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Visitors who use the review site Trip Advisor have voted three of Filey’s eateries in the top twenty of the county’s best places to eat. Tommy’s features eighth on TripAdvisor and has 120 reviews – a whopping 117 of them are five stars. The Lighthouse Tearoom on Belle Vue Street came in an impressive thirteenth and […]

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On Thursday the Filey Bay 1779 Group hoisted the flag of Kirkcudbrightshire in the Memorial Gardens to celebrate emerging links between Filey and the Scottish county that is home to the John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum. The museum has significant backing from American benefactors and the flying of the flag in Filey is the first […]

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The Times newspaper has named Hunmanby Sands as the third best beach in the north of England. Once again the Gap Cafe is mentioned in the piece and there’s a welcome name check for the Battle of Flamborough Head. The Gap Cafe is becoming something of a niche designation among the readers of broadsheets, having previously been […]

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From 16 May the train service will return to its pre-covid service level of one train every hour between Hull and Scarborough and vice versa. A huge relief for those who use the train to travel for work and shopping. Additionally, it will improve connections at Seamer for those travelling further afield. The full timetable can be downloaded […]

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Filey is the eighth best seaside resort in Britain according to a poll conducted by the consumer group Which. Nearly 5,000 respondents ranked seaside resorts on numerous facets from beaches to attractions, peace and quiet to food and drink. Bamburgh in Northumberland topped the poll with an 85% satisfaction rating. It also received five stars for […]

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