Sufers Against Sewage Cambois Beach Clean: 28th October 2018

Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean: 28th October 2018 It’s The Little Things That Count Increasing awareness of microplastics in the ocean, and our food chain is starting to spread. Soon there’ll be a link between plastics and diseases in humans, but is it all too late? Our volunteers hit Cambois beach for the annual […]

We were delighted to receive a cheque from ASDA to buy more kit

Cambois Beach Clean: 16th September 2018

Cambois Beach Clean: 16th September 2018 We like nothing better than hitting the beach and picking up trash. For our latest clean up, we had a bunch of extra reasons to gather our volunteers and head down to Cambois! The Great British Beach Clean Every year in September, the Marine Conservation Society call for volunteers […]

Volunteers from The Fifth Point Diving Centre had a hard job sifting through piles of seaweed to remove rubbish

Beach Clean: 26th August 2018

Cambois Beach Clean: 26th August 2018 Our troop of enthusiastic environmental volunteers headed down to North Blyth beach to tackle the messy problem of marine debris. Some joined us from as far away as Bolton and the drizzle certainly didn’t put them off! This section of Cambois Beach is always tricky. On a high tide, […]

When Stubborn Marine Life Foils Your Dive Against Debris

When Stubborn Marine Life Foils Your Dive Against Debris! As part of our PADI Women’s Dive Day, we organised a shore dive at Knacker Hole in Beadnell. It’s one of our regular dive spots, and as our Adopted Dive Site, it seemed rude not to conduct a survey while we were fun diving! Even though we’re […]

PADI Women’s Dive Day

PADI Women’s Dive Day (That Turned Into A Week!) For the past three years, divers from every corner of the globe have come together for PADI Women’s Dive Day to bond over their love of the ocean and a passion for diving. The Fifth Point jumped at the chance to get involved in 2018! Did […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet Haldane

Meet Our Newest Member: Dive Dog Haldane Do you remember when we looked after our friends French Bulldog, Nala? We loved having her around the Dive Centre so much that we decided to get our own. Haldane is an 8 week old Border Terrier cross Jack Russel. He’s settling nicely in the centre and at […]

Your Dream Dive Centre Is Almost Ready

We’re Opening Soon! It’s been a while since our last blog post – and there’s a very good reason for that! In 7 short weeks we’ve gone from an empty husk of a building to something that is very nearly Your Dream Dive Centre.   We’re a couple of weeks away from opening and we’ll […]

Could This Be Your Dream Dive Centre?

We’re Building Your Dream Dive Centre James and Nic have always known what their dream dive centre would look like. Back in 2016 they asked you to describe your dream dive centre.   There were two very important reasons for this fact-finding mission: 1.      They needed to know that their own vision matched with the […]