In an earlier article (Hello and Goodbye) about the closure of the Effingham Royal British Legion Club in Lower Road, one reader, Des Tanner commented: “It will probably suit a few NIMBY councillors and residents. No village day. No fireworks. No Legion. Effingham is going backwards.
So I spoke to Des and also contacted various groups and individuals about his comment to see if they thought Effingham was indeed going backwards. Here are some of the responses.