Useful Links

On this page, we list various organisations associated with Goring-by-Sea.


Local Authorities

West Sussex County Council

Schools. colleges, libraries, roads and many other services are provided by our county council.

Worthing Borough Council

Planning, leisure facilities, parks and refuse collection are amongst the services operated by the borough council.
Goring Library
Serving the community for over 60 years and provided by Wst Sussex County Council.

Invest in Worthing
Details of major investment plans in the Borough.
Coastal West Sussex
Business led partnership supporting economic growth

Public Transport
Southern Railway
Durrington-on-Sea and Goring-by-Sea stations serve our community with trains to Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton and London as well as intermediate stations.

Stagecoach Buses

Several routes pass through Goring-by-Sea including service 700 linking us to Brighton and Portsmouth.

Compass Bus
Operates services into Worthing and to major supermarkets on selected days.
Worthing Coaches
Operate day trips and holidays by coach
Gatwick Airport
This major London airport is just 35 miles from Goring-by-Sea.
Southampton Airport
International and national airport about 50 miles from Goring-by-Sea.
Ferry To France from Newhaven
Newhaven, east of Brighton, is the nearest port to Goring-by-Sea that offers a cross-channel link.


Medical and Support Services
Western Sussex NHS Trust
The Trust runs our local hospitals in Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea and Chichester
South East Coast Ambulance Service
Providing ambulance services in Goring-by-Sea and surrounding areas.
Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group
Oversees GP services in the area
Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust
Providing air ambulance service to three counties
Youth Emotional Support
Support for 11-18 year olds 


Sussex Police
Dial 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergency.


Local Publications
Worthing Herald
Weekly newspaper covering the Worthing area including Goring-by-Sea.
Worthing Journal
Monthly publication covering activities in our area.

Goring Guide
Free local magazine delivered to homes in the community.
Here & Now
free magazine for Worthing and District


Local Utilities
Southern Water
Water and wastewater provider in Sussex. Emergency call 0800 820999
Gas Emergency Service
Smell gas? Here is what to do. Call 0800 111 999
Electricity Emergency
Overhead line problems or in the street. Call 0800 404090

Visiting our Neighbourhood
Discover Worthing
The official tourism site for Worthing and surrounding areas.
Experience West Sussex
Promoting the county

Visit West Sussex
The tourism site for visitors to West Sussex.
Reproduction Sistine Chapel Ceiling
A significant visitor attraction in Goring-by-Sea. 
Highdown Gardens
A unique collection of plants and trees on the downs behind Goring.
Goring Beach Weather and Tides
Details of weather forecast and high and low tide times for a few days ahead
Weather in our area (live)
Lots of current weather information
Sussex by the Sea
Tourist information
Sunny Worthing
Historical information and things to do.
Sussex Hospices Trail
A series of walks around Sussex. Goring-by-Sea railway station is a start and end point.


Neighbourhood Activities

First Goring Scouts
Beavers, cubs and scouts meet in their hall close to St. Mary's Church.
Second Goring Scouts
Beavers, cubs and scouts meet at St Richards Church Hall, Collingwood Road.

Ilex Conservation Group
Working  to conserve the beauty and present character of Goring with particular reference to the Ilex Avenue, the trees in Sea Lane and the Goring Gap.

Worthing U3A

Local branch of a global organisation for retired people.
Arun East U3A
Many Goring residents are members of this global organisation for retired people
Goring Probus Club

For retired and semi-retired business people
Worthing Sailing Club
This thriving club has its clubhouse on Goring beach.

Goring Manor Bowls Club

A mixed lawn bowls club at Field Place.
Goring Cricket Club
Our local club with four senior elevens and a colts section.
Goring Road Farmers Market
On the first Saturday of each month
Sussex Saints Short Mat Bowls Club (no website)
Meets at West Park School. Contact secretary on 01903 240221

Goring Gardening Society

Membership organisation for those interested in gardening.
Goring Road Runners
Local running club meeting twice a week.
Worthing Womens Institute
Local branch of this national organisation

Worthing Flower Club
Monthly meetings are held at The Barn in Goring Way, Goring by Sea
Worthng HO Racing
1/64 scale slot car racing club meeting monthly in Goring.
Worthing Neighbourhood Watch
Local branch of national organisation.
Goring Ilex Townswomen's Guild
Meets on 3rd Tuesday of each month at St Mary;s Church Hall
Goring French Conversation Group
Meets in a private house. Email:
Goring and District Riding Club
Horse riding events and training
Worthing & District Society of Model Engineers
Steam train rides at Field Place on weekends in summer.

Support Organisations
Time to Talk Befriending
Volunteer brefriending organisation
Worthing Residents Against Crime
Community Group


Nearby Communities
Ferring Village
Just to the west of Goring-by-Sea on the other side of the Goring Gap.

The Worthing Society
Conserving,  preserving and safeguarding our heritage.
Worthing History
Prepared by a local resident
Worthing Heritage Alliance
Bringing the community together
East Preston Village
Village to the west of Goring by Sea
High Salvington Residents Association
North of the A27 on the slope of the South Downs
Findon Valley Residents Association
The A24 passes through Findon Valley just north of Worthing
Findon Village
Findon Village is a few miles north of Goring, reached by the A280

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