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Deighton is two miles from Huddersfield town centre. It is served by the A62 road and also has a train station on the Huddersfield line which runs to Leeds. Deighton Carnival takes place in June annually and sees fantastic floats and costumes coupled with music. The area was home to businessman Lawrence Batley's pioneering cash and carry business.


Sebastian Michalak

Missing Polish man, Sebastian Michalak, 31, turns up safe and well

Farm labourer had been missing since June 17

Police admit growing concern for missing Huddersfield man

No sightings of Sebastian Michalak for 12 days

Deighton woman in court after house blaze

Cheryl McEwan charged with arson

Police renew appeal for missing Polish man Sebastian Michalak

They ask anyone who spots him to get in touch

Arson attack on woman's home in Deighton

Police investigating blaze which took place at 7pm on Monday

Police launch appeal for missing Huddersfield man

Sebastian Michalak was last seen on Friday, 17 June, in Ochrewell Avenue

Huddersfield to lose last open-age Sunday league

The Kirklees League is set to be dissolved next month

Managing director Nick Glynne

Buy It Direct boss Nick Glynne spells out Brexit fears

Barry Sheerman told staff at Buy It Direct that the UK leaving the EU would be a "disaster" for the country

Luke Hirst gave false details to police when they caught him with a knife

The Deighton teen was stopped in Huddersfield town centre on Monday night

Would Huddersfield's business leaders Remain or Leave?

EU Referendum: Are Huddersfield's business leaders in or out?

Company bosses line up to explain whether they're supporting Remain or Leave

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield.

Deighton man accused of raping child

Simon Harrison sent to Leeds Crown Court

National award for tireless safety campaigner Stacey Rodgers

"I'm so delighted" says Deighton mum

Do you recognise the Sheepridge tyre-slasher? Police release CCTV

He slashed 68 tyres on 17 vehicles at Scott Vale, Sheepridge on Tuesday

Tyre-slasher causes damage to 17 vehicles parked in Sheepridge

Thousands of pounds worth of damage done in 10 minute attack

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield

Daniel Ammon in court accused of a nasty attack on his partner

The Deighton man denies assault occasioning actual bodily harm

Hands Off HRI: Campaigners hold public 'ballot' on hospital shake-up plan

Ballots will be held across Huddersfield as part of awareness campaign

Huddersfield hip hop musician T-Mac turns his back on crime to make it as a successful rapper

The 18-year-old has spent a year inside, but now wants to put the past behind him

Huddersfield's WomenCentre members recorded and performed an album of songs from the heart

Writing and recording an album was an act of therapy for a group of Huddersfield women facing huge challenges in their lives. But they’ve surprised themselves by not only creating a CD of catchy, heartfelt songs, but also by becoming performers

Liverpool fan Jason Edwards has names of all 96 Hillsborough victims tattooed on his back

Deighton dad-of-two says victims should never be forgotten

Videos & Photos

Police investigate the scene off Low Moor, Lepton

Fifteen year old boy fighting for life after suffering serious burns in shed fire

David Wagner: My options to fill the No10 role for Huddersfield Town next season

Have-a-go hero praised after smash and grab at Brighouse jewellers


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