Over recent months you will have read about the fundraising efforts of Worthing and Bognor Regis Town, and about their ground improvement plans. Well their crowdfunding was an enormous success- Worthing made forty seven thousand pounds, Bognor are up to forty three thousand pounds and would want us to point out that they started later than their rivals (!)- and now the knocking things down stage of the work has begun, leaving Woodside Road and Nyewood Lane surrounded by large piles of rubble!
The Rocks are building a new 367-seat grandstand, a new covered area behind the goal at the end housing Seasons Bar, as well as new floodlights, a new PA system and a new toilet block. The Mackerel Men are going for new floodlights and revamping the North East corner of the ground, with new new food provision, a new toilet block, a new bar, and modernised turnstiles. They are also building new changing rooms.
The work at both clubs should be completed before the 20-21 season commences, and we'd like to wish them luck- and given the amount of sweeping up required, hope that someone owns a large broom. We look forward to new and improved levels of comfort in the future!
Worthing rubble- no relation to Barney Rubble
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