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After two cancellations due to the poor Spring weather, we had perfect conditions on 26th April for a seashore visit by a Leeds School. Over the past few months there has been a lot of Cliff erosion on the Stretch between Filey’s Coble Landing and Filey Brigg. This has meant our beach fossil supply has [...]

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Our ‘Ow’t for Now’t ‘  event proved popular on 1st August with our Yorkshire visitors, as Discover Filey volunteers showed passing visitors trays of edible seaweed and shellfish that can be found locally. We must admit to a certain ‘tongue in cheek’ approach to our local seafood cuisine and our emphasis is always on conservation [...]

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On Thursday 5th July we were visited by 45 Children in two groups from a Leeds area Primary School. The day was humid but suprisingly good. The groups had a limited time in Filey but we were able to show them fossils, seashore shells, a live starfish and our resident  shore crab who is thriving [...]

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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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Seaweed and Family Fun Day

On June 3, 2012 By

In a Jubilee Spirit our Tentipi Tent was used on Saturday 2nd June to support a Family Fun Day in aid of Filey CE Infants School and the St John’s Fabric Fund  at St Johns Garden, West Avenue, Filey.  Project volunteer Catherine Welch demonstrated seaweeds and seaweed  pressing and we were joined by Filey Town [...]

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