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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.


Enjoying the Sikh Mela are Annie Bhullar, Aaron Bhullar, Arjan Sahota and Gupreet Sohota.

Thousands enjoy Sikh Mela in Huddersfield

Event was held at Yorkshire Lions’ Warrenside base in Deighton

Preparing for their candlelit vigil outside the HRI, NIcola Jowett (centre) Alan Lansdowne and Megan Elson.

24 hours outside A&E as campaigners hold overnight vigils at HRI and CRH

Hands Off HRI campaigners are to stand outside both hospitals for 24 hours

Jason Edwards of Deighton, who has the names of all 96 Hillsborough victims tattooed on his back.

Liverpool FC fan gets final name inked in tribute to Hillsborough victims - see the finished tattoo

Deighton dad-of-two has names of the 96 tattooed on his back

C&J Antich & Sons Ltd

Chris Antich obituary: "He pushed the boundaries on everything he touched and will be sadly missed.”

Textile stalwart Chris Antich demonstrated his belief in the industry by twice building new factories and growing a thriving business

Meet the campaigners battling to save your A&E

Hands Off HRI: "People will die if we don't fight." Meet the campaigners battling to save your A&E

Life-threatening illness and lost loved one among reasons for campaigners' involvement

Kirklees council residents given free wi-fi

They can now access the service at one of eight KNH community buildings

Textile figure Chris Antich dies after cancer battle

The co-founder of C&J Antich, Chris Antich, has died after a battle with cancer

Deighton man Malachy Boyle spared jail after threatening woman with knife

Given curfew to stop him from drinking

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield.

Deighton man dialled 999 before threatening his neighbours

Police arrested him after he refused to calm down

James and Bridget Walker celebrate diamond wedding anniversary with big family party

Couple have nine children, 19 grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a great great grandson

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield.

Two men in court over Brockholes petrol station burglary

The alleged break-in occurred at Brockholes Service Station

Sebastian Michalak

Missing Polish man, Sebastian Michalak, 31, turns up safe and well

Farm labourer had been missing since June 17

Police admit growing concern for missing Huddersfield man

No sightings of Sebastian Michalak for 12 days

Deighton woman in court after house blaze

Cheryl McEwan charged with arson

Police renew appeal for missing Polish man Sebastian Michalak

They ask anyone who spots him to get in touch

Arson attack on woman's home in Deighton

Police investigating blaze which took place at 7pm on Monday

Police launch appeal for missing Huddersfield man

Sebastian Michalak was last seen on Friday, 17 June, in Ochrewell Avenue

Huddersfield to lose last open-age Sunday league

The Kirklees League is set to be dissolved next month

Managing director Nick Glynne

Buy It Direct boss Nick Glynne spells out Brexit fears

Barry Sheerman told staff at Buy It Direct that the UK leaving the EU would be a "disaster" for the country

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