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Protest over fears Millom hospital won't re-open

People in Millom are staging a protest against the alleged closing of the town's Community Hospital. Campaigners say several thousand people are expected to march through the town.

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Millom march over fears the hospital will stay closed

A march is taking place in Millom this evening to save the town's Community Hospital, after it closed to in-patients this afternoon.

The NHS Foundation Trust say the closure is a temporary one, due to staffing issues. But protestors have gathered at the hospital this evening over fears it will shut for good.

Jenny Longden reports:

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