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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

We're 100% AWARE!

We’re 100% AWARE!

We’re 100% AWARE! As you know, The Fifth Point Diving Centre is committed to keeping Our Sea Trash Free. With monthly beach clean-ups and regular underwater litter picks, we’ve decided to take it one step further and sign up as a Project AWARE Partner! Who Are Project AWARE? Nic and James have been working with […]

The Great Nurdle Hunt February 2017

The Great Nurdle Hunt February 2017 People: “What are you doing this weekend?” Nic & James: “Going nurdle hunting” People: *strange looks* Most People Have Never Heard of a Nurdle Not surprising really, they’re not exactly noticeable, and hunting them requires you to be on hands and knees with your face inches away from the […]