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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.


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

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

Hands Off HRI: Get your hands on some lovely campaign merchandise

T-shirt, teddies and tote bags - made in Huddersfield - to raise cash for campaign

Wilshaw seek more glory in the Huddersfield Table Tennis League

League champions seek treble in handicap competitions

Adam Hamilton led police on a chase through Bradley roads

He reached 55mph in residential areas and travelled on the wrong side of the road

Local Heroes: Crusading mum and son who were sick of litter take to the streets to do something about it

Deighton-based Keep Hudz Tidy win special award at prize night

Family's anguish as Huddersfield grave is trashed as workers dig new plot

The grave at Hey Lane cemetery was left covered in rubble

Walkers and Meltham clash in final of Lockwood Private Hire Trophy

Wellington in Challenge Cup semi-final action

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Child road collision injuries in Kirklees down by almost one third in 10 years

Analysed data in Kirklees suggests the area is on target for Government aim to halve injuries by half by 2026

Two hurt in crash at Deighton

Taxi and car involved in smash near junction

Huddersfield table tennis starlet Jonathan Heslop aiming for success in nationals

National Cadets and Junior championships to be staged at University

Heart-saving defibrillator installed in the heart of Golcar - Find out where your nearest one is here

The device was donated to the Duck and Spoon restaurant by the Colne Valley Lions

Tim Dyson in fine form to repeat title wins in Huddersfield Table Tennis League's championships

Dyson sweeps up prizes as trophy retained after success over rival Darren Lindley in final

'You know nothing about justice' - rants McJustice Lossa to magistrates

Deighton man jailed after court heard about his threats to Police Community Support Officers

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