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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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Is Reighton poised to challenge Haworth for Yorkshire’s literary crown? Will a series of books about Reighton lead to our neighbouring village becoming a place of literally pilgrimage? In truth there’s someway to go before anywhere gains the fame of the Bronte’s home village, but the release of Hornsea author Joy Stonehouse’s second book inspired by the parish […]

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Artist Lindsey Tyson’s latest works have taken their inspiration from the often harsh climate of the North Sea. Entitled ‘Shipping Forecast’, the abstract works will make their public debut at Filey’s Seagull Gallery. Working from her studio at Woodend in Scarborough, Lindsey is inspired and driven by a love of nature and the inherent essence of her surroundings. Originally a weave […]

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RNLI Filey volunteer Stephanie Luxton is cycling between Filey and Hunmanby 100 times to raise money for Filey’s Lifeboat Station. Stephanie will complete just under 500 miles in her marathon fund-raising effort, cycling sometimes twice a day to meet the target. The money raised will be used to kit out a crew member, each kit […]

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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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As if this strangest of summers could not get any more bizarre. With Filey groaning beneath almost unprecedented visitor numbers, the crowds flocking to the coast are now causing disruption to wildlife. Incredibly, this includes the taking of ‘seal selfies’ and instances of flying drones over basking seals. These kind of disturbances can lead to mothers abandoning their pups after people […]

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