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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]