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.

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Parking hike at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and disabled drivers must now pay

Changes to Blue Badge policy amid 25 per cent rise in parking charges for everyone else

Tesco worker Kyle Hoodless caught stealing from the store by its 'smart' tills

The 19-year-old admitted five charges of theft by employee at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Leeds Crown Court

Deighton sex pest Marshal Gwebu jailed after harassing woman on train

Court hears of woman's 20-minute ordeal on train to Huddersfield

Huddersfield amateur rugby league community to honour the late Andy Bessell

Deighton WMC to stage event to raise cash for Bessell family

West Yorkshire's 'only' outdoor butterfly sanctuary to open at Leeds Road fishing club

Learn2Fish currently building second fishing lake with butterfly island

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)
The X Factor comes to Huddersfield

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

Dozens of people queue for their chance to take part in the 12th series of the show

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

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