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 […]

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. […]

Why are you cleaning rubbish off the beach? That's the council's job...

Sandhaven Beach Clean

Autumn Beach Clean Series: Sandhaven 30th October 2016 This month’s environmental endeavour took our hardworking volunteers to Sandhaven in South Shields. Our event was part of the Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean Series that aimed to get coastal enthusiasts down to the beach to give a little back to our precious coastal environments. We […]

When a rockpooling session turns into a #2MinuteBeachClean

When Rockpooling Turns Into A #2MinuteBeachClean

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMKPT_rDiVK/?taken-by=the_fifth_point We just can’t help ourselves when we see litter by the sea side! We’ve got the 2 Minute Beach Clean bug. If you ever come across rubbish on the beach and feel the eco-warrior inside you begging to be unleashed, pick that trash up! Be proud of yourself, snap a photo of the rubbish and […]

Wet Wipes Turn Nasty When You Flush Them

#WetWipesTurnNasty

https://www.instagram.com/p/BL3VkLGj4gY/?taken-by=the_fifth_point We had great fun at DIVE 2016 and we joined the fight to prove that wet wipes turn nasty when you flush them! As we conduct regular Beach Cleans reporting survey data back to the Marine Conservation Society, we thought we’d drop by their stall for a photo opportunity!Did you know that you shouldn’t […]

Our beach clean was featured in the South Shields Gazette

South Shields Beach Clean Up In The Press

Our South Shields beach clean up at Sandhaven featured in the papers today – unfortunately they didn’t give us a name check, but it’s definitely us! As part of the Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean series, we’ll be hitting the shores with our group of volunteers. We’ll also be carrying out a Marine Conservation Society […]

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children

Cambois Beach Clean

The Great British Beach Clean: Cambois 18th September 2016 I encounter far too many people who couldn’t care less about the environment. I see fly tippers in broad daylight chucking boxes into hedges. Inconsiderate litterers throwing cigarette butts and fast food packaging out their car windows. Dog walkers dutifully picking up their pets poo, and […]