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 Friday April 20th 2018

 

LATEST NEWS

Goring Residents' Association Activities

 

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

 

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 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

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

 

 

Dangerous Road To Be Improved

Long Furlong,  A280, which many residents use to reach the A24 towards London is to be improved. Temporary lights will control traffic for 2 weeks starting April 23 whilst changes are made at the location of many accidents.

 

Goring Planning Applications Update - March

8 planning applications relating to Goring were approved in March.  6 are in Goring Ward and 2 in the BN12 postcode part of Castle Ward. Details can be researched on Worthing Council website.

 

New Parking Restrictions Now In Force

Double Yellow line parking restrictions have been introduced in  Field Place Parade and George V Avenue.

 

Worthing Borough Council Wants Your Input
Goring residents are encouraged to respond to a survey about public consultations. Follow this link.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

All 16 wind turbines in the Rampion Windfarm, visible from Goring Beach, are pperational 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..

 

 

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

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