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.

Tell Tale Hearts mine primary school for Snow White ideas

The Christmas show at the Lawrence Batley Theatre sets Snow White in a post-industrial Yorkshire mining landscape

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

Deighton man Irfan Shah threatened to kill his estranged wife

The 40-year-old also broke into her Birkby home, forcing her to hid in a cupboard

Gary Bruniges forced to discard bedding, carpets and furniture by 20 years of damp

'I'll take action against Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing' says angry Gary Bruniges

Landrover torched in woods off Riddings Road in Deighton

Fire crews battle to save vehicle set alight

Paula Butler has waist-length hair cut off to make wigs for cancer patients

Crosland Moor woman has hair cut in memory of sister Diane Welborn

Student's warning to drivers over 'danger' zebra crossing in Sheepridge

Sarah Palmer claims Deighton Road crossing is an accident waiting to happen

David Choudreu
Andrew Burton

Drunken burglar Andrew Burton jailed for more than four years after Deighton incident

Prolific offender has 43 convictions for 86 offences

Steven Netherwood, Daniel Wood and Christopher Kelly sentenced after cannabis farm found in Fartown house

Police acted after smelling the drug from the street outside Abbey Road

Kirklees College launches work placement scheme for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities

Students in Kirklees College's Foundation Learning department are taking part in a scheme to help them into employment

Deighton man James Kevin Bradshaw jailed for kissing woman's bare bottom after sneaking into her bedroom in the middle of the night

50-year-old has 34 previous convictions for offences mainly of violence and dishonesty

Huddersfield League table tennis. Golcar Liberal Club A team (left to right). Ronan Morill, Scott Singleton, Luke Allan

Golcar Lib's youngsters make strong start in Huddersfield Table Tennis League

Two wins for team who struggled for victories last season

Former Huddersfield RL coach Chris Forster, of Skelmanthorpe, who has died after a battle with cancer.

Obituary: Former Huddersfield RL coach Chris Forster

Top honours for former Hull, Huddersfield, Castleford and Bramley player

Paula braves the chop in memory of her sister Diane, right, who died of leukaemia

Paula Butler to have 24-inch long hair turned into wigs for cancer patients in memory of sister Diane

Crosland Moor mum-of-two raises money for Kirkwood Hospice in memory of sister Diane Welborn

Stacey Rodgers has campaigned tirelessly to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide after fumes claimed the life of her son Dominic

Huddersfield safety campaigner Stacey Rodgers welcomes new laws on carbon monoxide alarms

Carbon monoxide fumes from a neighbour's boiler claimed the life of her 10-year-old son Dominic in Fartown in 2004

Police seal off Sheepridge road after gun shots reported

Police comb junction of Brackenhall Road and Deighton Road after report from a member of the public this afternoon

Kirklees Council housing development plans: Full list of sites to host 20,000 homes - is there one near you?

Kirklees Council has revealed the plan showing where it will make the creation of new homes in Huddersfield, Batley and Dewsbury a priority

Kirklees Council plans to cut sexually transmitted infections testing budget by over a third

Council cuts sexually transmitted infections budget from £3m to £1.9m

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