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This is the second public meeting held to provide more information about plans to downgrade HRI's A&E and expand the facility at CRH.

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What a night!

Well done to everyone who went down to the stadium today to make their voices heard — even when the doors to the meeting closed, you made sure the CCG knew you were there.

That’s all from us tonight — links to our two reports are at the top of the blog.

Goodnight!

Real people power

Here’s our second piece from tonight’s meeting, looking at mas show of strength shown by the people of Huddersfield tonight.

Be proud of yourselves!

Read the full story here

Dr Steve Ollerton turns on charm offensive — but few buy it

Here’s a recap of tonight’s meeting - and how a charm offensive by CCG chair Dr Steve Ollerton didn’t quite have the desired results.

Public meeting on hospital shake-up at John Smiths stadium. Head of CCG Steve Ollerton before the meeting.
Public meeting on hospital shake-up at John Smiths stadium. Head of CCG Steve Ollerton before the meeting.

Read Martin’s report from the meeting here

Final question

Fair point well made!

Worrying

VIDEO: CCG tell meeting hospital plans not driven by finances

Meeting has overrun for more questions

VIDEO: McCartney grills CCG panel

The meeting has ended... but the crowd is still there

Ouch.

Pictures from tonight's meeting

A gallery from our snapper Simon Morley

Poor planning?

A room for around 500, and 2,000 show up to the meeting - leaving hundreds chanting outside.

Should CCG bosses have predicted this bumper turn out and made other arrangements?

Vote in our poll

VIDEO: The story of tonight's event

That's some claim

'The panel are crumbling'

Speaking of Sean Doyle...

He told us earlier today that the proposed hosptial changes would risk people’s lives:

The hospital shake-up plan comes back to geography for me. The A&E at Halifax would be in the wrong place bearing in mind the road structure and conditions and however you dress it up it puts people’s lives at stake.”

Read the full story here

Sean Doyle appeals to the crowd to support the Save Our A&E campaign.
Sean Doyle appeals to the crowd to support the Save Our A&E campaign.

Meeting continues

The meeting is still going on.

Our reporter says Sean Doyle, heart attack survivor and #handsoffhri campaigner, walked out in disgust, angry the hospital chiefs had not addressed the travel times issue.


Will you be running with Sean?

Barry addresses protestors

#youregonnaneedabiggerroom

That was some queue

Here’s a video of the queue our snapper Simon Morley caught earlier...

Heart attack survivor walks out of meeting

The crowd's still outside the stadium

...and they’ve got a PA system!

People are making speeches and Mike Forster is talking about the #HandsoffHRI campaign

Crowd's chant Hands Off HRI outside stadium
Crowd's chant Hands Off HRI outside stadium

Meeting heats up

Praise for young people

Mike Forster says it’s fantastic to have so many young people in the campaign to save Huddersfield A&E

Meanwhile, *inside* the stadium...

Real people power

Room with a capacity of under 500, 2,000 people attend. CCG forced to promise another meeting.

Well done Huddersfield and #HandsOffHRI!

Video: Twitter/@LabourCV

Health chiefs want to hear your views

Crowd thanked for turning up - 2,000 people attended

Around 2,000 people turned up, apparently

Crowd outside meeting at John Smith's Stadium
Crowd outside meeting at John Smith's Stadium