Protestors have gathered ahead of a council meeting, which will determine whether controversial healthcare changes will go ahead.
Today, Cumbria's health scrutiny committee will decide whether to accept or reject the Success Regime's decision to close inpatient beds at three cottage hospitals - Maryport, Wigton and Alston.
The panel of district and county councillors has the power to refer the matter to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
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