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Sadly, British summertime is coming to an end. To shake the autumn blues we ‘ve selected our top picks for things to do in the late summer months.  Visit Filey’s exciting museum Filey Museum, now a single building, once a former fisherman’s cottage and farm, the lovely whitewashed Filey Museum dates from 1696 and charts […]

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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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A special ceremony took place in Filey last week to celebrate the re-opening of the much loved St Catherine’s charity shop. The Town Mayor and Mayoress paid a visit to the store on John Street for its relaunch Friday morning. Area Retail Manager, Matthew Wood, said: “We get so many regular customers in Filey. Holiday […]

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New laws to protect fish and seafood stocks could spell the end of the fishing industry in Filey and other Yorkshire coast towns. There are currently several licences in town, but under the plans, they won’t be renewed beyond 2022. The idea of the restrictions is to safeguard the levels of salmon, but Filey’s fishermen […]

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The producers of the exciting TV survival program are looking for Filey adventurers to test their skills and instincts in the wilderness. Channel 4’s The Island with Bear Grylls will take a group of volunteers to a remote location and push them to their limits. Four contestants from the previous series were from Yorkshire: Police […]

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The Keep Filey Tidy committee has just celebrated its second anniversary. KFT was started by two ladies who loved Filey and wanted to tackle the problem of litter in the local area and raise awareness on the issues that litter can cause. After a series of meetings, the group was expanded and fundraising activities were held […]

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Filey’s Dog Warden department is reminding all dog owners of the seasonal restrictions for dogs on the coasts busiest beaches. There are dog bans in place on the main sections of beach at Filey. The areas where dogs are not permitted are well signposted at all access points. The restrictions, which tie in with holiday […]

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TWO small aircraft’s made emergency landings in fields in Filey, with one of the planes reportedly flipping over onto its roof. Filey police force explained: “Police were called to a report that two planes had made emergency landings in fields near Filey, at about 6.15pm yesterday. “Officers attended to ensure everyone was safe and well. No-one was injured, […]

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