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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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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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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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Coastal Erosion Filey Style

On June 2, 2012 By

In what is thought to be the early hours of Sunday 27th May, a large section of cliff between the Filey Sailing Club at Arndale and the corner of Carr Naze at Wooldale, collapsed onto the beach. It doesn’t take too much imagination to work out what might have happened to anyone sat [...]

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