From the monthly archives: January 2012

Most American School Children know of the famous Battle of Flamborough Head  of 23rd September 1779 , involving the ‘father of the American Navy’ John Paul Jones who commanded a small squadron. The battle has been presented as a ‘single ship action‘, but Jones was the commodore of a [...]

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The Church of St John the Evangelist

On January 30, 2012 By

The Church of St John the Evangelist is set back in it’s own award winning garden and small car park in West Avenue, Filey. It is not an eye catching church, the  Victorian Architect C. Hodgson Fowler was regarded as ‘dependable but unexciting’ . St John’s opened in 1873, the site and  stone [...]

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Last Days of the Filey Coble?

On January 28, 2012 By

Less than a handful remain of the beach launched Filey Coble, a wooden fishing boat of clinker built construction. It is possible that within the next ten years, they may disappear altogether, a sad loss to the town. The remaining fishermen continue a proud heritage [...]

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Launch a great Success

On January 28, 2012 By

The Discover Filey Launch yesterday was a great success with over a hundred members of the public attending. We were visited by our local MP Anne Macintosh, the Mayor and deputy of Filey and representatives from East Yorkshire and Scarborough Borough Councils.

 

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Our seas are alive with a multitude of small creatures that are carried around by the tide. Some live in the water column all the time, others are the child stages (larvae) of animals such as starfish, barnacles, crabs and lobsters. The Discover Filey Group has developed plans for a Discover Plankton, plankton net [...]

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