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.

An orange hue to Huddersfield Broad Canal

River Colne and Huddersfield Broad Canal have turned orange!

Annette Monroe puzzled as waterways change colour

Deighton's Christ Church CE Academy gets feathered visitor from afar

A chukar, a bird native to Asia, has turned up in the playground at Christ Church CE Academy in Deighton

Fresh Horizons wins business award

Deighton-based social enterprise Fresh Horizons wins Eaton Smith Business of the Month award

10% rise in rail passenger numbers takes Huddersfield area past 8m journeys mark in last year

The new study by the Office of the Rail Regulation also showed the impact of the Ale Trail on Colne Valley stations

DJ Yoda wows crowds

WATCH: DJ Yoda gets Huddersfield twistin' the night away

Revellers packed St George's Square for top hip-hop DJ set to thrill sci-fi lovers

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Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

New multi-use games area unveiled at Riddings Road

The project has been a long time coming but will now better serve the community


Police link taxi robberies in Huddersfield - can you help?

One of the men threatened the driver with a weapon, believed to have been some sort of sharp object, and the driver handed over his takings

Wellington A's winning run ended in 13-goal thriller

Get Smart Kirklees Sunday League side Queen notch 8-5 victory

Christmas tree outside Mirfield Library.

Poundstretcher fined £30,000 over massive mouse infestation at Huddersfield warehouse

More than 400 mice caught after the scale of the contamination shut the building

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Four Kirklees' community groups win cash awards from Lloyd's Bank

Four local community groups have emerged as winners in a bank’s awards scheme

Kelly Taylor with her son Aiden, 5

Huddersfield awarded £66 million for community projects since first Lottery draw 20 years ago

A total of 868 grants were made, including to the Galpharm Stadium Leisure Complex and Shepley Royal British Legion

Beverley O'Toole with son Adam, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Huddersfield

Family of Huddersfield hit-and-run victim Adam O'Toole back road safety campaign

Speeding and careless driving fines highlight Kirklees hotspots

LOOK: Barrington Douglas opens Discovery Lounge cocktail venue in Huddersfield

Barrington dedicates new venture to late dad Wilbert - take a look inside with our picture gallery of the interior

Tiddlywinks Nursery gets its new home in Deighton

Kirklees councillor Jean Calvert cut a ribbon to open the purpose-built Tiddlywinks Nursery at Deighton

Videos & Photos

A car submerged in flood water in Calder View, Lower Hopton.

WATCH: Heavy rain sees rivers burst their banks

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