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Filey cyclists
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The Tour de Yorkshire should have been poised to pass through Filey, despite the postponement, due to the Corona virus, it is still a great time to remember one of Filey’s sporting heroes. Filey-born born Herbert Liddell Cortis was the first cyclist to ride twenty miles in an hour, breaking the record at the Crystal Palace, London […]

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Houses on The Crescent at Filey with flowers in their gardens
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Standing over looking the vast sweep of Filey Bay, The Crescent exudes a dignified air. The white painted blocks gently curve southward, mirroring the bay and setting the social tone of the town for one hundred and eighty years. The Crescent is quite simply one of the British coastlines greatest streets and one with a […]

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Since the new railway timetable was introduced in May 2019, Filey station has fifteen trains between Scarborough and Hull (and vice versa), that represents the best train service in its 173 year history. Filey is fortunate to have, what has been descried as, one of the ‘best surviving examples’ of the small town railway station […]

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The Crescent, Filey
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The Filey & District U3A commence their season on Thursday 24 October, with a talk entitled ‘A History of Filey in Seven Buildings’ by Hunmanby based academic Dr George Sheeran. The talk takes place at at 10.30am at Filey Methodist Church, Union Street. Visitors are welcome and pay a small fee. Membership of the U3A […]

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