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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.


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Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Nominate sporting heroes from across Kirklees for an award

Previous winners talk about last year's triumphs

A level results 2016: Huddersfield students celebrate record success

Students achieve 99% pass rate at New College and Greenhead College

Great Britain's David Florence (front) and Richard Hounslow in action in the Canoe Slalom C2 Men's semi final at the Whitewater Stadium on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil.

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Coaching sessions across Kirklees from canoeing to table tennis

Man arrested over gunshots in Deighton

Chestnut Street was closed off after reports of shots being fired

Crime report: Incidents round Huddersfield this week

These incidents were reported to West Yorkshire Police this week

Poundstretcher one of three local businesses who failed to pay minimum wage

But the company says it was an admin error

The Mercedes badly damaged by fire in Deighton

Dramatic moment Mercedes supercar bursts into flames — just before handover to new owner

Firefighters tackle blaze as brand new £50k motor goes up in smoke

From sleeping rough in Greenhead Park to Dortech manager: Shaun Beever's story

Shaun Beever has tansformed his life from sleeping rough to managing the stores at Dortech Direct

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Crime report: Incidents round Huddersfield this week

These incidents were reported to West Yorkshire Police this week.

Meet the campaigners standing outside HRI for 24 HOURS to fight closure plans

Hands Off HRI campaigners are staging a 24 hour vigil to highlight 'potential loss of lives' caused by hospital shake-up plan

Damian Jeffrey hanged himself after struggle with drugs and depression

Damian, 23, had refused to seek help despite his family's wishes

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield's BHS store closes at 5.30pm — forever

Sixty jobs go as store shuts the doors for the last time


Deighton firearms incident: Chestnut Street closed as police investigate

Police are investigating a suspected firearms incident in Deighton overnight.

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

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Skipper leads way as Huddersfield Town Under 23s win 6-2 against QPR


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