The Goring Residents' Association works hard for the people of Goring-by-Sea, protecting our interests and building a sense of community. This work started in 1944 and the tradition continues.


We have nearly 2,000 members and welcome new members from Goring-by-Sea or further afield.


GRA is non-profit making and has no political or religious affiliations. 



Welcome to Goring Residents' Association

Information last updated on Tuesday February 20th 2018



Goring Residents' Association Activities


Murder in Goring-by-Sea

A crack team of amateur detectives from Goring Residents' Association managed to solve a murder.  It was presented in St Mary's Church Hall on Thursday February 15th. Full report and pictures are here


Our Next Events include The Big One!

Our next event on Thursday March 15th is a presentation by Sussex Search and Rescue. Tickets for our Charity Quiz in April are selling fast. To avoid disappointment, don't delay in finding out about these events. Full details are on our Social Events page.


Events in our Social Programme Have Proved Popular
n January, over 100 GRA Members and guests enjoyed our Jazz Evening.

Pictures and reports of all events and outings in the 2017/18 Social Programme are here.


New Website Page
We've added a new page about  educational establishments in Goring-by-Sea. If you know of others, please tell us.


Parking at Mulberry Shops

GRA has asked businesses and residents about whether to request the introduction of parking restrictions by the Goring Road shops near the Mulberry. Results of our survey were submitted to the two councils and we now have an update. Read more here.


Planning Applications 
Your GRA Committee monitors planning applications submitted to Worthing Boroiugh Council. GRA members frequently offer their opinions to the Committee. On four occasions in 2017, we submitted a letter opposing a potential development.  One application was approved, one was refused and two others have yet to come before the Worthing Boriugh Council Planning Committee. Read more here


Volunteer to Help GRA

If you are passionate about Goring-by-Sea and about the role of the GRA, how about giving us a hand?


We are looking for a road warden in the Alinora Crescent/Nutley Avenue area. If you have a few hours to spare just three times/year, we'd love to hear from you.


How about joining our committee? Peter Robinson from Walpole Avenue is the latest addition to the committee.  Again, we'd love to hear from you.


To find out more, just fill in the Contact GRA form and we'll arrange to meet for an initial chat. 


Out and About in 

Great Little Farmers Market

Goring's Great Little Farmers Market makes its first appearance in 2018 on Saturday March 3rd from 9am - 2pm in Goring Road by the George V Roundabout. Put the date in your diary - a great way to support Sussex businesses.


Goring KFC IS Temporarily Closed
The popular fast food outlet by the Mulberry is temporarily closed due to chicken supply problems. This is a national issue impacting many outlets.

Half-marathon runners had a Sunny Visit to Goring

Several roads in Goring-by-Sea were closed to traffic on  Sunday February 11th for the Worthing Half-Marathon.The weather was sunny with a strong westerly wind. The first of 2,000 runners passed along Marine Crescent at 9.50am. By then they were approaching the 9 mile mark. Check out the details here.


Cup Final Mascot Comes From Goring
Congratulations to seven year old Daisy Cutting who attends Goring Church of England Primary School. Read more here.


Another Business Opens
The former HSBC bank property in Goring Road has opened for business. Read more here


Field Place Parade - Consultation
West Sussex County Council is consulting on a proposed Traffic Regulation Order in Goring, on the north side of Durrington Station Bridge. Residents have until February 22nd to submit comments. More details here.  

Potholes in Goring's Roads

There are an increasing number of potholes in our local roads. If you know of one, please report it to West Sussex County Council using this online facility.


Planning Applications Update - January

13 planning applications relating to Goring were approved in January.  9 are in Goring Ward and 4 in the BN12 postcode part of Castle Ward. Details can be researched on Worthing Council website.

Reports On Our Local NHS Services
The Care Quality Commission has recently published reports on two of our NHS Trusts:

Financial Support for Highdown Gardens

This fantastic garden on the northern edge of Goring has received financial support. Read more here.


Shop Now 'Let'

The former Spar shop in Goring Road is now 'Let'. Read more here

Windfarm Starts Generating Electricity

One by one, the 116 wind turbines in the Rampion Windfarm, visible from Goring Beach, are being turned on and electricity is flowing ashore.  At night, several red warning lights atop of the turbines can be seen. Read more here including the latest Rampion Newsletter..


Courtlands - Now 'To Let'

The former NHS property in Parklands Avenue that is home to a software company has been sold and is now 'to let'.  Read more here.


Pictures on this page: Winter Sunset, Spring Flowers, Two retail parades, Goring Beach

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