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 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

Christmas tree in St George's Square

Christmas trees on the way for many parts of Huddersfield

Kirklees Council look set to fund Christmas displays in villages

Children in rush for places at Huddersfield schools

Reminder to parents to register for first-choice places

Long-term disabled benefits claimants in Kirklees sent as far as Manchester to see if they qualify

Patients' champion Healthwatch Kirklees blasts Atos for failing to open centre in Kirklees

Heba Abdel-Jabar, 15, missing from Holmfirth

Missing girl Heba Abdel–Jaber is found safe in Deighton

Heba Abdel-Jaber reunited with family

GDPA Microsoft Creative and Technology Hub celebrates first year of discovering hidden talents

The Ray Street base has brought diverse communities together

Stacey Rodgers holds a photo of her son Dominic Rodgers, who died aged 10 in 2004 from carbon monoxide poisoning

Obituary of Burma war hero Jimmy Chappell

Man cheated death twice in the wartorn jungle

Fresh Horizons, Browning Road, Deighton

Deighton social enterprise Fresh Horizons makes 20 redundancies

Job losses after contract renovating homes comes to an end

Knifeman Konnor Mason jailed for robbing takeaway man

"I'll shank you" thug told delivery man

Videos & Photos

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Runner-up Austin Armacost on his time in the house and return to Huddersfield

Lorry wedged on Pike Law Lane in Scapegoat Hill

What do you get if you cross a lost Hungarian lorry driver and the Colne Valley? This

The lorry stuck on Pike Law Lane

Foreign lorry driver gets stuck Scapegoat Hill lane


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