IN this week’s Littlehampton Gazette, we feature an in-depth interview with Katie Armstrong, Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) clinical chief officer.
It follows the decision to stop the existing musculoskeletal (MSK) procurement process after the withdrawal of Bupa CSH, the CCG’s preferred bidder for the five-year £235 million contract,
Mrs Amrstrong is quizzed on the current legal situation and the cost of the process to date, among other things.
Reporter Tom Cotterill has been finding out about Sussex Police’s latest crackdown on drug-driving, following the introduction of the DrugWipe.
In a special feature, he chats to Inspector Stewart Goodwin, of Surrey and Sussex road policing unit, about how new legislation will impact on policing in Sussex.
Back by popular demand is a special offer for lunch at Amberley Castle.
The sumptuous three-course feast will cost Gazette readers just £25.50 if they fill in a coupon in the paper, and there is also a chance to win an overnight stay and dinner for two.
There are also details of how a slice of £50,000 is on offer for community organisations across West Sussex after an independent family brewers launched its annual Community Chest event.
As usual, there is also the round-up of court results and the usual range of news, entertainment, sport, columnists and more.
The Gazette is out today (Thursday, March 5) and is on sale for 80p.