Deighton

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.

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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

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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

cash, money

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

Huddersfield's vital role providing munitions for our troops during World War One

Many soldiers will have dug trenches using spades from a Holmfirth company

Dominic Rodgers Trust mum Stacey Rodgers shortlisted for Tesco Mum of the Year Awards

Stacey, 37, beat thousands of nominations thanks to her tireless campaigning around the dangers of carbon monoxide

Huddersfield closed Table Tennis champs Darren Lindley

Woodfield Park back on top in the Huddersfield Table Tennis League

Deighton put to the sword in impressive style

End of an era: Deighton and Brackenhall Initiative bows out

Community initiative has transformed the area over the last 17 years

Christ Church Academy gets a makeover of its Early Years entrance

Pupils and staff thrilled with transformation

Marsh Conservative Club is new home of the Huddersfield Table Tennis League

Informal launch and trophies on display November 15

Videos & Photos

Black Friday chaos at Tesco Batley

Black Friday chaos at Tesco Extra Batley

Boxer Frank Bruno

Know what I mean, 'arry? Frank Bruno comes to Huddersfield to support Leanne Baker Trust

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

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