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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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A Tented Tradition

On March 21, 2012 By

The photograph shows two bell tents pitched on the field near St Oswald’s Church in Late Victorian Times.  There is no longer a caravan there and Scarborough Council now use Strimmers rather than Scythes but otherwise the view is largely unchanged.

Weather Permitting we will be pitching our Tipi Tented Classroom on Saturday 7th April, [...]

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Filey Brigg has always been a traditional area for local anglers and fishermen to gather bait. This kind of activity is time honoured , the problem is that in recent years, more and more pressure has been put on Filey Brigg’s environment. Professional gangs have appeared, who pick the area clear of velvet swimming crabs [...]

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