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 June 23rd 2018




Goring Residents' Association Activities


GRA's First Beach Clean - A Great Success

Over 60 adults and several children and dogs participated in Goring Residents' Association's first Beach Clean on Saturday June 2nd. Read more here.

New Membership Year
June 1st marked the start of our 2018/19 Membership Year. In the coming weeks, our much valued team of Road Wardens will be calling on members to deliver new cards (containing details of the Social Programme) and collecting subscriptions. At £1.50 per head, it is amazing value for money! Please encourage your neighbours and friends to join us if they are not already members.


General Data Protection Regulation
Goring Residents' Association's policy on Data Protection is now available online.


Tough Questions At Our Charity Quiz

The annual GRA Charity Quiz on Thursday April 19th was a sell-out. A report and pictures are on our Social Events page


GRA Social Programme 2017/18 is now complete
Details of all events and outings (with pictures) are on our Social Events page. When Members receive their 2018/19 Membership Card, details of the next year's programme will be revealed.  


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 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 most recent 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. 


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


Weekend Events in Goring

Worthing Artists Open Houses - 6 venues in Goring June 23/4 and June 30/July 1st

Great Little Farmers Market - July 7th in Goring Road.


Goring Artist In London Exhibition

Goring artist Peter Allwright has had one of his paintings 'Loneliness - To be alone in a room full of people' selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2018. Read more here.


Garden Open Weekend Attracts Record Crowds
Channel View, a garden in Brook Barn Way, Goring attracted a record number of visitors on June 16/17th. Read more here


Goring House Raided By Police

On Wednesday June 20th, police broke down the door to gain access to a house in Limbrick Lane, Goring. 56 cannabis plants were discovered. More news here.


Parents and Carers - Your Views Are Needed
Keeping children safe online' is the subject of a study being carried out by West Sussex County Council. Parents and carers of children are encouraged to respond to this online survey - available until July 8th 2018. 


Worthing 10k Run - What a Spectacle!
2,500 runners pounded the Goring seafront on the morning of Sunday June 3rd for the Worthing 10k Run. More details arhere.


Goring Planning Applications Update - May

9 planning applications relating to Goring were approved in May whilst 3 were refused.  All were in Goring Ward. 5 new applications were submitted. Details can be researched on Worthing Council website.


Business Moves In To Former Supermarket Premises
A business previously trading in Limbrick Lane has relocated to Goring Road. Read more here 

Seaside Award for Goring Beach
Our beach, as part of Worthing's seven miles of beach, has received a Seaside Award 2018. More details here.


A27 - By-Pass Route Announced
The proposed route for the A27 Arundel bypass has been announced. More details are here


Petrol Station - Planning  Application Revised

Arun District Councillors have refused a planning application for a petrol station in nearby Ferring. Read more here. On June 19th, we learned that a revised application has been submitted.


New Art Display at Durrington Station
The walls of Durrington Station are home to a new exhibition by pupils from Hawthorns Primary School in Durrington. Read more here


Rampion Windfarm - News Update

All 116 wind turbines in the Rampion Windfarm, visible from Goring Beach, are now fully operational and electricity is flowing ashore.  At night, the horizon is alight with red warning lights atop of the turbines. Read more here..


Charity Walk Passes through Goring

Have you signed up as a walker (or volunteer) for this summer's charity walk? The Night to Remember Walk for St Barnabas Hospice is on Saturday June 30th. Registration closes on June 24th. Follow the link for more details.





Pictures on this page: Two retail parades, Goring Beach, Goring Greensward, Parklands Avenue

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