Surfers Against Sewage Big Spring Beach Clean: Cambois 15th April 2018

SAS Big Spring Beach Clean: Cambois 15th April 2018 The weather was finally back on our side as our troop of volunteers headed down to Cambois Beach with Surfers Against Sewage. If you remember, our March clean-up was cancelled because of the snow, so this was our first opportunity to get together after the storms […]

Project AWARE Dive Against Debris divers ready to hit the water

Dive Against Debris: Cawfields Quarry 8th April 2018

Dive Against DebrisCawfields Quarry 9th April 2018 The health of fresh water ecosystems are just as important to divers as those in the ocean. There’s nothing worse than descending on a dive only to find it strewn with debris. Unfortunately, this is the case for rivers, lakes and oceans all over the planet. The “out […]

Have You Ever Seen A Dog Pick Up Litter?

Have You Ever Seen A Dog Pick Up Litter? Have You Seen A Litter Picking Dog?We didn’t teach him how to do this, guess he just learnt from watching us! We must have one of the most environmentally conscious pets in the world…. This is Hal on one of his morning walks along the River […]

Cambois Beach Clean 18th February 2018

Beach Clean: Cambois 18th February 2018 What a tremendous turnout for this month’s Marine Conservation Society Beach Clean. With all the increased publicity around the plight of marine litter, like minded individuals are definitely making a movement. Even the Queen herself has banned single use plastic from her royal estates. Because of this movement, our […]

Cambois Beach Clean 21st January 2018

Beach Clean: Cambois 21st January 2018 This month’s wintry beach clean saw a record number of volunteers turning out to do their bit to tackle the problem of marine debris – 23 in total! Blue Planet II has really made an impact on so many people. Some of our volunteers commented that they’d seen the […]

Refill Water Bottle Station

We’re Part Of The Refill Scheme Back when the Refill Scheme and app were first launched, we jumped at the chance to be part of it. Now, there’s a resurgence of the movement in the area as Northumbrian Water are on board to encourage people to reduce their plastic waste in the North East.  The […]

2017… What A Year!

To Think That This Time Last Year, Our Dive Centre Only Existed In Our Heads! At the start of February 2017, James and I began ripping out the innards of office space and workshops that were the original building. Over those next 4 months, a whole new upper level was built and a bespoke diving […]

There’s No Plastic Bags In This Dive Centre!

You’ll Not Get A Platsic Bag From This Dive Centre! There’s No Plastic Bags In Our Dive Centre!Here’s Nic screen printing our customised, ethically sourced canvas bags. Nic’s Been Busy Screen Printing Our Ethically Sourced, Customised Canvas Bags We try our hardest to practise what we preach at The Fifth Point. Wherever we can, we […]

Blue Planet II Has Ended on TV… Why Not Live It Underwater?

Blue Planet II Has Finished On TV… Want To See More? We’re not quite sure what we’re going to do with our Sunday nights now. For the last 7 weeks we’ve been sat on our sofa submerged in Blue Planet 2, Haldane included! Haldane Watching Blue Planet 2This Dive Dog can’t get enough of Blue […]

Cambois Beach Clean 3rd December 2017

Beach Clean Cambois 3rd December 2017 Another gorgeous day for a beach clean – does someone order up the weather for us because we’ve never gotten wet yet! Maybe we’ve just jinxed it…. It’ll be chucking it down next time! Normally when we rock up for our beach cleans, our awesome volunteers can’t help but […]