Riverside clean up

Surfers Against Sewage: Blyth Riverside Business Park Clean Up

Another Record Breaking Haul 413kg from the riverside next to The Fifth Point They say everything happens for a reason… We totally messed up the tide times for this month’s Surfers Against Sewage Beach Clean. Seeing as it was going to be high tide in the morning and therefore no beach to clean, we moved […]

The Fifth Point Diving Centre

The UK’s First PADI Green Star Dive Centre

The Only PADI Green Star Dive Centre in The UK! We’re stoked to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious PADI Green Star Award for our dedication to the environment. It recognises our efforts towards environmentally responsible business practices as well as our commitment to the conservation of underwater habitats. Our eco-conscious values permeate […]

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 […]

The Fifth Point Diving Centre's Kids Club

Kid’s Club Verdict – AWESOME

The Kids Club Verdict Is In… AWESOME! Our summer holiday kids club has come to an end. Four incredible young lads have come on in leaps and bounds since their first session back in July. Waterbabies… Our program started with water safety and learning the RNLI’s Float To Survive technique. They braved our cold water […]

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, […]

The Fifth Point’s Eco Divers Feature On BBC

The Fifth Point’s Eco Divers Feature On The BBC The BBC got wind of the fantastic efforts of our eco divers and their commitment commitment to keeping Our Sea Trash Free. They asked if they could interview Nic and film some footage of our divers hard at work. They joined us for our Collywell Bay […]

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 […]

One of the many clean ups we did in Tioman

Nic’s Project AWARE Spotlight

Nic’s in the Project AWARE Spotlight! We all know how hard Nic and James work to protect their beloved ocean environment. Now Nic has been recognised by Project AWARE and included in a spotlight article as part of their run up to PADI Women’s Dive Day. After four years working in Malaysia, Nic and James […]