Campaigners say they'll continue to fight proposals to downgrade children's and maternity services at a North Yorkshire hospital.
Their pledge comes after the Health Secretary's decision not to order an independent investigation into the plans for The Friarage in Northallerton.
The group proposing the changes is welcoming Jeremy Hunt's decision, but patients say they feel let down.
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It's been confirmed that the Marks and Spencer stores in both Stockton and Darlington will close in August.
It's part of the investigation into the disappearance of Donna Keogh from Middlesbrough in 1998 when she was just 17 years old.
The move is likely to lead to the loss of more than 1,500 jobs.