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.

Gunman Kym Walter locked up for six years after revenge attack

Court hears of shooting threats after fight outside working men's club

Prof Robert Cryan at Buckingham Palace with the CBE he received from the Prince of Wales
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Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

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£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

Wellington hit six in Challenge Cup

Deighton knocked out in Huddersfield FA knockout clash

New pharmacy given the go-ahead at Chestnut Centre in Deighton

The facility will enhance existing health care provision at the centre

Huddersfield Library and Art Gallery.

Patients group hits out at scarcity of NHS dental services causing Huddersfield A&E to clog up

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Healthwatch staff waiting room survey reveals many could not afford private care

The Poundstretcher depot in Deighton, Huddersfield

Poundstretcher hails festive sales performance

Discount retailer Poundstretcher posted a 14.76% rise in sales for the five weeks to December 30

Former Mayor of Kirklees Clr Jean Calvert

North Huddersfield Ward councilors announce new Ashbrow partnership for 2015

North Huddersfield ward councillors have reflected on the changes in Ashbrow this year and told of and exciting new partnership project in 2015

Examiner Business Review 2014

A look back at the year in business around the Kirklees area

The vaccine being administered

Legal opinion revealed after Muslims reject vaccine for children in Kirklees

The flu vaccination of children in Kirklees has been declared “unlawful” for discriminating against Muslims, a patient’s charity has claimed

Shelley Juniors end Deighton's impressive run

Victors hit six in RCD League's Under 17 section

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

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