The Examiner trekked through the streets of Huddersfield town centre to find out your thoughts on the potential closure of the town's accident and emergency department.

Full casualty services could close at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as part of a hospital shake-up plan, leaving the nearest A&E departments at Halifax, Barnsley and Oldham.

Most of you had strong words for the local NHS bosses behind the Right Care Right Time Right Place Plan proposal.

Even those of you who lived closer to Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax, didn't think it was a great idea.

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Meanwhile, more than 50,000 people have added their names to a Government petition against the plans.

That’s more than halfway to the 100,000 needed to get the issues debated by MPs in Parliament.

It says: “Huddersfield is one of the largest town in northern England, the proposal is the closure of our A & E department and move services to Halifax.

“The road infrastructure will cause delays and potentially deaths and would cause a strain services within the Halifax A&E.”

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There are also Facebook groups which have attracted tens of thousands of supporters and paper petitions launched by the Examiner, which have recorded many thousands of signatures.