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.


JAILED: Paedophiles James Bould and Andrew Lynes

Jailed: Paedophiles James Bould and Andrew Lynes handed long prison sentences

Police say sentences reflect how dangerous they were to children

Ashleigh Care Home, Stile Common Road, Newsome

One in seven care home beds lost in Kirklees - amid rising demand

  • NHS

Home closures add to pressure on elderly care services

Police name victim of Deighton train death

Inquest set to open on 22-year-old Atila Szedlar

Final 'missing' Rawthorpe footballer revealed as Carl Gilleard OBE

Find out why he was honoured by the Queen in 2014

Bomb scare in Deighton

Deighton bomb scare: Residents evacuated as controlled explosion carried out on suspicious package

Drama lasted for four and a half hours after removals firm reported suspect black box to police — pictures, video and witness accounts here

Bomb scare in Keldregate, Deighton live

Recap: Bomb disposal soldiers sent into Deighton after suspicious package found on a wall

Army experts have been called in after a major bomb scare around Keldregate, with large area cordoned off by police


Man dies in train tragedy at Deighton

Emergency services flock to scene

Deighton chemical firm Syngenta in court after a worker accidentally released a lethal weed killer

Three-and-a-half tons of paraquat was leaked during the incident at the site

Anger as Huddersfield charity shop is targeted by mindless vandals

Hundreds of pounds damage and a shocking mess

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield

Facebook giveaway to Deighton mum's £34,000 benefits fraud

Michelle Garnett handed suspended jail sentence over fraud

Moldgreen and Rawthorpe Secondary Modern players from the late 1950s rally to widow's plea for help

We now have names for two teams from the past ... and a host of other school football memories

Burglar David Hoe fled in car from house - only to be chased by victim's relatives

High-speed chase through Huddersfield ends in crash

Motorist Raymond Suttle in row with DVLA over mystery vehicle tax fine

Anger over difficulty contacting DVLA which admits it has made a mistake

Kirklees Magistrates Court

Man assaults own disabled mother at her home before laying into a police officer

34-year-old escapes jail after court hears he had difficulties with drugs

Leeds Crown Court

Deighton man Justin Riley jailed after threat to burn down ex girlfriend's home in Holmfirth

Riley turned up at her house and when he realised she was on the phone to the police he called her an informer and a grass and “threatened to burn the house down.”

Annie Croft marks her 100th birthday in style at Lepton

She spent years organising trips for other people

Deighton man Gary Bruniges' home riddled with damp

'It's like living on a forgotten street' say Gary who has lived there for 35 years

Huddersfield First bus strike may be over but war of words isn't

Company denies "reneging" on agreement as drivers claim they are being denied overtime after strike

Three-day Huddersfield First bus strike planned before Christmas

A Unite union representative has First and passengers that today's strike could be the first of four days of walk-outs

Huddersfield bus strike: Drivers and commuters have their say - plus full list of services running today

180 employees are said by Unite to have taken part, meaning at least 18 services did not run

Videos & Photos

Hands Off HRI: Decision on Huddersfield's A&E could be as early as September — here's the timescale


Slave workforce: Kozee Sleep bed factory owner Mohammed Rafiq jailed for people trafficking after forcing Hungarians to live in squalor and work 80 hour weeks for £10

Mean Lane, Meltham

Police urge victims to come forward after Meltham crime wave


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