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Ashton-under-Lyne or just "Ashton" is a town in Eastern Greater Manchester and located in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside. It is the Administrative Head-Quarters of Tameside and contains Tameside Hospital and Tameside Council.

Ashton is also known as 'Little Karachi' for its large Pakistani minority.

It is often connotated as quite a rough area with high poverty and a higher crime rate than average.

If you go to Manchester for vacation, don't say in Ashton!
Nikki: I need to go shopping, want to go to Ashton-under-Lyne?

Gina: Of course not, I don't want to be stabbed!

Nikki: Good Point.
by Albino_Peach1 January 19, 2019
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