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Seasearch divers from Yorkshire recently visited Filey Brigg and took photographs of some of the incredibly exotic and diverse marine life found just a few hundred metres from Filey’s beach. On one dive alone they recorded 56 species, including 7 species of seaslug.  The word ‘seaslug’ implies the kind of slimy animal found in [...]

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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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In the early hours of April 16th 1915 the 1300 ton Collier Eglantine Struck Filey Brigg in a position about mid way between the end of the Brigg and the Bell Buoy which marks the Brigg as a shipping hazard. The Eglantine’s captain had been trying to avoid, what he thought was a German Submarine [...]

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