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.

Stacey Rodgers holds a photo of her son Dominic Rodgers, who died aged 10 in 2004 from carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide campaigner Stacey Rodgers backs government scheme for poison gas alarms in private rented homes

40,000 carbon monoxide alarms to be installed following £3m grant

Kirklees Council apprentices swap roles during National Apprenticeship Week

Apprentices at Kirklees Council are trading places with trainees in other organisations as part of National Apprenticeship Week

James Preston outside Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Deighton drug dealer gets suspended jail sentence over £3k cannabis bust

Police also found CS gas in James Preston's home

The original air pollution forecast for March 19

Huddersfield's air quality is expected to improve today

The cloud of air-polluted smog is set to ease today, much to the relief of asthma sufferers

Health warning over air pollution - see the Huddersfield risk here

Experts said the smog could cause fatal asthma attacks and have warned the elderly and those with health problems to be cautious

Wilshaw cruise to success in the Huddersfield Table Tennis League

Ash score victory over their clubmates

Hot embers spark blaze at Deighton house

Man treated by paramedics after trying to put out blaze

Speak up if you can't find an NHS dentist, says Healthwatch Kirklees

  • NHS

Healthwatch bids to get better access to NHS dental care

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton

Deaf Kirklees woman reveals NHS staff relied on her five-year-old daughter for translation

  • NHS

Equality legislation shortcomings highlighted by Healthwatch

Kirklees community groups back life-saving defibrillator appeal

AFC Emley latest soccer club to take up scheme

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Three yobs condemned by judge after Huddersfield town centre attack

Public "sick and tired" of violence court is told

Police swoop to arrest gang on suspicion of stealing high value cars

Police have carried out a number of raids at home in Kirklees as part of an pre-planned operation


Scott Lawton is top of the pots in the Huddersfield Open Snooker League

Lockwood Con player notches an impressive 60 break

70 incidents for West Yorkshire fire crews during 24 walk out

Strike action over pensions saw firefighters walk out for 24 hours

Pair keep up pressure on table-toppers Wildfield Park

Kingsmith's A team and Wilshaw Ash ensure title chase is still open

Prison bars crime jail

Ryan Coyne locked up after axe robbery in Huddersfield

Teenager threatened with axe by thug

Brave baby Oliver defies the doctors

Fundraising for tot with health problems

James Preston outside Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Deighton drug dealer in court after cannabis and CS gas seized in home raid

James Preston, of Deighton Road, said that he owed a drug debt and purchased the prohibited weapon to protect himself

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