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.

Deighton man Adrian Markowski caught by police on M1 after kidnapping girl, 9

Markowski knew the girl and her family and had spoken to her when he saw her playing in the garden at her home

How much have Huddersfield house prices changed since 2000? We'll show you the shocking rise in your area

Take a look by postcode to see just how much the cost of a home has rocketed in your area

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The Syngenta site on Leeds Road

Syngenta workers in Huddersfield face big pension changes

The talks centre on proposals to base the employees’ pensions on their pensionable pay at March 1, 2015 – no matter how many more years they may be employed by the company

Macmillan coffee mornings the big thing in Huddersfield

Thousands raised for cancer charity

The Chestnut Centre in Sheepridge.

Enterprising idea to safeguard Chestnut Centre's library

Pharmacy will bring income in and protect library service which is under a Kirklees review

Funding approved for new one-stop shop to support community needs

New Community Satellite Programme to give advice to residents

Disabled Huddersfield teen faces missing out on trip of a lifetime as NHS wheelchair wrangle rumbles on

The girl, who suffers with cerebral palsy, has been waiting since May for a larger manual chair but has been left in limbo amid the privatisation of Huddersfield and Calderdale’s wheelchair service

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

Huddersfield mum Stacey Rogers heads up new gas safety campaign to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning

Stacey Rodgers lost her son Dominic to carbon monoxide poisoning and is now helping to launch the new safety campaign

Deighton Sports Arena, Huddersfield

Deighton Sports Arena's future is safe say Kirklees Council officials after closure of Deighton Centre

Kirklees Council recently closed The Deighton Centre, which was used as an education facility by many organisations, and it has been speculated that Deighton Sports Arena has also closed

Huddersfield and Dewsbury GP closures leaves hundreds without a doctor

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Patients failing to re-register after surgeries close

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Kirkwood Hospice 10k Trail Run: are you pictured running for charity?

Hundreds turn out for annual charity race to support Kirkwood Hospice

Sellers Engineers building on Trident Business Park, Deighton

Sellers Engineers saved: 62 jobs secured by buyout

Australian and Yorkshire investors work together to buy Sellers

Memories of the unbeatable Deighton Secondary Modern football team in the mid 1960s

One of the players, John Wilkinson, who used to play for Emley went to play professionally in New Zealand

Sloppy mashed potato and soggy vegetables will become a thing of the past for hospital patients and staff under new rules to banish unacceptable food in the NHS.

Among the worst: Huddersfield Royal Infirmary hospital food slated - by the NHS

The NHS Choices website has released ratings for hospitals’ food which revealed Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI) as “among the worst” for its quality of food

Travellers have camped on the football pitch at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Anger as more travellers turn up at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Examiner reporter threatened as travellers set up camp on football pitch

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated

WATCH: Travellers leave waste at one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

Bleach bottle, weedkiller packet and rotting food left among blackberry bushes on Bradley to Birkby Greenway

Efit issued by police to trace ID of man whose body was found in Huddersfield

Who are they? Police investigating mystery of five unidentified bodies found in our area

Two of the of the grim finds were in Huddersfield, with both bodies being recovered from the River Colne.

Court hearing takes place today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

Further travellers have appeared at a site off Leeds Road in Batley

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