Worthing Journal – March 2023

Spring is around the corner and the Worthing Society will be launching our new Blue Plaque Heritage Trail leaflet. We very much hope it will be available at outlets in the town for Easter. The revised trail will show the  details and location of the more recent Blue Plaque dedications. These include  tributes to Worthing’s Olympic swimmer, Angel Barnwell at  Splashpoint pool, World War 1 soldier Sergeant Walter Harrold, MM in Montague Place and Ethel ‘Effie’ Methold one of the founders of the ‘Worthing Council for Social Care, ’  now Guild Care. This plaque is located at  original premises in Liverpool Terrace. The new leaflet design will  complement the ‘It’s Time for Worthing’ trail leaflets issued by the Council.  A revised map  will be included plus a Membership Form for joining the Worthing Society.  We appreciate the support from Worthing Borough Council and some very generous donations from our own members. More information will follow!

The  Blue Plaque Trail is a visual, inclusive way of highlighting  both the architectural and social history of Worthing for residents and visitors.  I would like to acknowledge the valuable work and expertise  of  our Committee Member Barry Richards and Webmaster who developed the original trail.

Sue Belton, Chairman

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