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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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The stretch of the England Coast Path in North Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire between Easington and Filey Brigg has received approval from the Secretary of State. Work will now commence on a fifty-nine mile section of the coast to prepare the new footpath for public use. The first step is to contact owners and occupiers of […]

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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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In 2021 the British conservationist and naturalist Stewart McPherson is set to retrace the route of Charles Darwin’s famous voyage of discovery. It will be a global expedition that will seek to inspire a new generation of scientists and conservationists. The Darwin200 tall ship will undertake a two year voyage around the world, the ship will stop in every […]

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Another accolade comes Filey’s way, as the beach has been listed in The Guardian’s 10 of Britain’s best wild beach walks. It comes hard on the heels of Hunmanby Gap being named in The Times top ten beaches in 2020. Once again the wide open spaces are highlighted as being ideal in this post-Covid world. Although […]

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For five years they have been helping keep the rubbish at bay. Five years of picking up fag ends, portable BBQs, beer cans, plastic toys, used nappies and anything else the public can leave on the streets and beach. The volunteer group Keep Filey Tidy began their ceaseless work in August 2015. Since then  their […]

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