It has a reputation for being rough but is infact a friendly place but locals can seem intimidating to people who arent used to their aquaintences.
People from ashington have their own easily recognisable accent known as "pitmatic" and apart from pure geordie is the broadest accepnt in the north east.
A friday night out in ashington is by far the best night out you will have and the lads from there are known for being the best in england for "pleasuring" the ladies!
Famous exports include... jackie&bobby charlton... jackie milburn... martin taylor... steve harmison... peter ramage and sir john hall
quote from ashington..
"wey aye yasel?"
"aye am gud catch ya later marra"