Rally against Friarage hospital closure

Hundreds are expected to gather at a rally in Northallerton against the closure of paediatric and maternity services at the town's Friarage Hospital.

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Rally against Friarage hospital closure begins

Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the rally over the future of paediatric and maternity services in Northallerton. Credit: ITV News

Hundreds are gathering in Northallerton as a rally against the possible closure of a paediatric and maternity hospital in the town gets underway.

A rolling road closure has been put in place for the march which will take a route from County Hall to the Friarage Hospital at the Bullamoor Memorial Fields, beginning at 2.40pm.

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