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 Saturday March 17th 2018



Goring Residents' Association Activities



GRA Newsletter is On Its Way
Our team of road wardens are busy distributing the Spring 2018 edition of the GRA Newsletter to all our Members.

Last Few Places for Our Charity Quiz

Just four tickets remain for our annual Charity Quiz on April 19th. If you want to demonstrate your quizzing skills, contact our Social Secretary now. Full details are on our Social Events page.


Sussex Search and Rescue Attracted a Sizeable Audience
Members and guests really appreciated the opportunity to understand the role of this organisation manned by volunteers. A full report and pictures are on our Social Events page.


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


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 Keymer Crescent area. If you have a few hours to spare just three times/year, we'd love to hear from you.


We also want to contact a retired journalist or professional writer who might be willing to help us. Do you know of someone in the area?


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. 


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.


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




Out and About in Goring-by-Sea



Sussex Police - This is Seatbelt Week
From March 12th - 18th, Sussex Police will be paying particular attention to the wearing of seatbelts. More details here.


Traffic Regulation Order Starts on Monday March 19th
West Sussex County Council have announced new parking restrictions in George V Avenue. Read more here


Western Sussex NHS Trust is a Top Performer
The trust which runs Goring's local NHS hospitals is one of the very best to work for according to staff. Read more here.  


5k and 10k Runs - Sunday March 11th 1030am
The Greensward at Marine Crescent was the start/finish  point for charity runs in aid of the Thrive Federation of Special Schools in Sussex. Goring's Palatine School is one of the beneficiaries.  Read about the event and see the pictures in our special gallery

Titnore Lane Footpath - Approved
Following submission of a petition, residents of Titnore Lane are delighted to learn that a footpath is to be built on the section of road immediately north of Goring Crossways roundabout. More news here.


Surface Water Outfall Upgraded
Southern Water have installed a new valve on an outfall on Goring Beach. Read about what this means for residents nearby.


Planning Applications Update - February

9 planning applications relating to Goring were approved in February.  7 are in Goring Ward and 2 in the BN12 postcode part of Castle Ward. Details can be researched on Worthing Council website.


Planning a Royal Wedding Street Party?
If you are planning a street party to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19th, you need to apply to Worthing Borough Council for permission to close a road. The deadline for applications is  April 6th. Details can be found here


Two Charity Walks Pass through Goring
Have you signed up as a walker (or volunteer) for one of this summer's charity walks? WADARS Animal Rescue are walking on Sunday May 13th whilst The Night to Remember Walk for St Barnabas Hospice is on Saturday June 30th. Follow the links for more details.

Maternity Services Survey
If you have used NHS Maternity Services in Sussex recently, please spend a few minutes responding to this survey


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.


Fire in Titnore Lane 
There was a large explosion and fire in Titnore Lane, Goring-by-Sea on Sunday March 4th. More information, picture and video 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.


Rampion Windfarm Operational

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, the horizon is alight with red warning lights atop of the turbines. 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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