At a meeting held by North Yorkshire County Council last night, the council agreed to refer plans to downgrade children's services at Northallerton's Friarage Hospital to the Health Secretary.
If plans were to go ahead some services would be transferred to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
More top news
Cameron Gosling's death in the River Wear is the 15th in two years.
Do you know how to stay safe in and around open water? Would you know what to do if someone else got into difficulty? Here is a guide.
The former footballer said 'unbelievable' paranoia during his drug addiction led him to believe his Rolex watch was "listening" to him.