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 Monday May 21st 2018



Goring Residents' Association Activities


More Volunteers Wanted - GRA's First Beach Clean

On Saturday June 2nd from 10am - 1130am, we are organising a Goring Beach Clean. Protect our wildlife and get the beach clean for summer visitors. Please put the date in your diary and sign-up now. For more information and registration details, go to our Beach Clean 2018 page. 


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


May 19th - Royal Wedding Street Parties - Road Closure

A road in Goring was closed for part of Saturday May 19th for a Royal Wedding Street Party. Read more here.


Street Briefing Held in Goring on Saturday May 19th
Representatives of Neighbourhood Watch, Sussex Police and Security 201 held a drop-in session in Goring Road shops. More information and pictures here


Travelling By Train - New Timetable Now Operational
Trains are now running to a new timetable. Train operators recommend that you check the time of your train before travelling. Find out the background and download the new timetable here

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.


Worthing 10k Run - Road Closures in Goring - June 3rd
Several roads wil be closed on the morning of Sunday June 3rd for the Worthing 10k Run. More details are here.


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


Charity Walkers on Goring Promenade
Over 100 walkers were on Goring Greensward and promenade on Sunday May 13th. More news here. 


New NHS Plans Announced

Goring residents will have access to improved NHS facilities under plans announced by the NHS Coastal West sussex Clinical Commissioning Group. Read more here


Petrol Station - Planning Permission Refused
Arun District Councillors have refused a planning application for a petrol station in nearby Ferring. Read more here.


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 Fully Operational - 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.


Goring Planning Applications Update - April

14 planning applications relating to Goring were approved in April.  11 are in Goring Ward and 3 in the BN12 postcode part of Castle Ward. Details can be researched on Worthing Council website.


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.


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. Follow the link for more details.





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

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