Posts by: RB

Death on the seashore

On July 5, 2012 By

The 4th July was one of the lowest tides of the year at Filey and the seashore birds were feasting on around a dozen  velvet swimming crabs (Necora puber)  that had been left stranded on the beach near Filey Brigg. Body parts littered the beach. Several other crabs had made it to the relative safety [...]

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July Newsletter Now out

On June 30, 2012 By

The Discover Filey Project continues to grow in success and nearly 500 school children and many families have now benefited from observing and working with sealife, rocks and fossils using our microscopes.Our latest pdf newsletter with further updates can be downloaded by clicking on   July newsletter

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Gatty Day at St Johns

On June 9, 2012 By

On 2nd June we pitched our Tipi Tent in the Garden of St Johns Church West Avenue as part of a  Family Fun Day in aid of Filey CE Infants school. The theme was the Yorkshire naturalist Mrs Margaret, who visited Filey in the middle part of the nineteenth Century. One of our volunteers Catherine [...]

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As you walk along from the sands onto Filey Brigg, along the side of the cliff are cut a series of numbers from 10 to 15 . These are cut into the quarried rock (Birdsall Grit) which was removed from this area from Victorian  times. There are two explanations for the numbers, one is that [...]

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Thank You Cards

On June 8, 2012 By

Here is a small selection from Filey CE School of the many thank you cards we have already received. In a project run entirely by volunteers they make all the effort worth it. We would like to thank the Filey CE school children  and your teachers, we really appreciate your efforts.


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