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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.


Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Teenage Jui-Jitsu teacher was pepper-sprayed by police as she demanded her clothes

Sheridan John caused a scene on a Sheepridge street

What's the future of Kirklees children's centre services?

Clr Erin Hill talks about what's important as £10m cuts are planned

10-year-old girl suffers nightmares days after 'killer clown' attack in Deighton

Mum of Deighton 'clown' attack says she is seeking counselling for her children

Marcin Kramarski was snared by his DNA after taking a swig from a bottle of Coleburn sherry. Stock image

Alcoholic burglar caught by DNA after taking swig from a bottle of sherry

Deighton man smashed his way into former Fartown vicarage causing £1,000 damage

Here's where two new primary schools will be built in Kirklees

Councillors agree to move forward with £13m and £10m schools

Bonfire Night 2016: Bonfires and fireworks displays in Huddersfield

Find events near you in Huddersfield — and tell us about your event for our Bonfire Night listings


Man dies after being hit by a train at Deighton Railway Station

Emergency services say man was pronounced dead at the scene

Billy Furey (centre, grey suit) outside Kirklees Magistrates' Court after he was convicted of owning a dangerous dog which attacked a woman in Golcar

Teen Billy Furey's dog must be put down after it bit a woman

He also panicked and drove a stolen car into a police vehicle

Knife-wielding clown tried to snatch three-month-old baby in Deighton

Mum-of-six Leah Newton tells of her terror in Deighton, Huddersfield

Gareth Quinn, jailed for burglary and witness intimidation

Honley man stole sex toy... and then peed all over victim's bed

Judge tells Gareth Quinn he is 'wicked'

Lydia Walker, a netball player with Yorkshire Jets and England, receives her Young Sports Personality of the Year award at the Kirklees Community Sports Awards 2015

Kirklees Sports Awards 2016: The shortlist in full

Huge rise in nominations this year

This fantastic scheme will make you feel better about that 5p plastic bag charge!

Tesco is sent to donate £12,000 to Learn2Fish from plastic bag sales

Kirklees Council

Who’s planning what in your area? Find out here

Latest plans submitted to Kirklees Council

Deighton Sports Arena

Teenagers' youth clubs and school holiday clubs could go under latest round of cuts

The council is consulting on this - here's how to make your voices heard

Sebastian Jeleniewski found guilty of assaulting his ex-partner after break-up

Deighton man also breached non-molestation order

Videos & Photos

Emergency services on the M62 near Brighouse

M62 closed after 'distressed' man spotted on bridge near Brighouse

Demands for knife crime crackdown after Huddersfield town centre attacks

Turn back the clock as vintage lorries hit Huddersfield's streets


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