Marine Conservation Society Beach Clean: Cambois 27th August 2017

Marine Conservation Society Beach Clean: Cambois 27th August 2017 What a beautiful day for a beach clean! Our volunteers worked up a sweat in the sun that was beaming down on Cambois beach last weekend. This time, we tackled the far end of Cambois beach next to Charlton’s pub. That means that so far this […]

Marine Conservation Society Beach Clean: Cambois 23rd July 2017

Marine Conservation Society Beach Clean: Cambois 28th July 2017 We’re back on the beach and it feels good! Now that building work at the Dive Centre has finished, we can turn our attention back to protecting our favourite beaches. Our team headed to Cambois, more precisely North Blyth with litter pickers and buckets. Unbelievably we […]

Big Spring Beach Clean: Seaton Sluice 2nd April 2017

Big Spring Beach Clean: Seaton Sluice 2nd Aprily 2017 The Fifth Point team hit the beach as part of the Surfers Against Sewage annual Spring Clean Spring has definitely sprung as our volunteers were greeted with beautiful sunshine on our latest beach clean. We were joined by our band of dedicated regulars and some new […]

Great British Spring Clean: 5th March 2017

The Great British Spring Clean: 5th March 2017 It’s not just beaches that we’re passionate about keeping clean – we can’t help but pick up any piece of litter we come across! Now that the dive centre build is well underway, we’ve noticed that the Riverside Business Park is in a bit of a sorry […]

Beach Clean: Cambois 25th February2017

Beach Clean: Cambois 25th February 2017 The theme of this beach clean was dog poo. SO MUCH DOG POO. For the past few months, we’ve been concentrating on one particular part of Cambois beach. This time, our local volunteers told us we should move to the Beach House car park as the recent tidal surge […]

The Great Nurdle Hunt February 2017

The Great Nurdle Hunt February 2017 People: “What are you doing this weekend?” Nic & James: “Going nurdle hunting” People: *strange looks* Most People Have Never Heard of a Nurdle Not surprising really, they’re not exactly noticeable, and hunting them requires you to be on hands and knees with your face inches away from the […]

Beach Clean: Cambois 28th January 2017

Beach Clean: Cambois 28th January 2017 The miserable weather didn’t dampen the spirits of our fantastic volunteers. Despite the conditions, they braved the elements to help protect their favourite coastal area. The beach and dunes had taken a bit of a battering by the recent high tides and surge. Local residents had noticed that a […]

What is a Crown of Thorns?

What Is A Crown Of Thorns? During their time in Malaysia, Nic and James were involved in an ongoing project to reduce the amount of coral destroying Crown of Thorn starfish. But, what’s a Crown of Thorns? They’re a natural part of the coral reef ecosystem , and they’re really beautiful creatures. However, like most […]

Christmas Beach Clean at Littlehaven

Beach Watch Survey: Littlehaven 29th December 2016 A crisp and sunny morning welcomed our highest turnout of volunteers to date. What better way to blow out the cobwebs in between Christmas and New Year, plus we did our bit to protect the marine environment AND we worked off the festive excess! Our volunteers were wrapped […]

November Cambois Beach Clean

Beach Watch Survey: Cambois 27th November 2016 Our hardy volunteers braved the freezing cold and took their litter pickers down to Cambois Beach on Sunday for a much needed clean up. The exceptionally high tides from the recent supermoon, coupled with some rather rough waves had brought a fair amount of debris onto the beach. […]