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A borough of northwest England, an industrial suburb of Manchester.


(Placename) a town in NW England, in Tameside unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 43 236 (2001)


(ˈæʃ tənˌʌn dərˈlaɪn)

a borough in Greater Manchester metropolitan county, in W England. 48,865.
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Ashton Under Lyne and Cheetham Hill test centres in Lancashire are just five miles apart but there's a 34 per cent difference in pass rates.
The school is located in Ashton Under Lyne on the outskirts of Manchester, and currently enjoy a pupil role of approximately 240.
Birchfield thrashed visiting Ashton Under Lyne 71-10.
Craig Finn, 19, and Lee Flanagan, 17, were racing each other across a reservoir in Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, on Monday, when they got tangled in weeds and drowned.
Ringleader Lee Quincey, 41, from Ashton under Lyne, was jailed for five years 11 months and banned from being a company director.
Paul Hastings regularly represents Apollo in transactions in the UK and across Europe including the ppurehase and subsequent sale of The Arcades Shopping Centre, Ashton under Lyne and The Forge, Glasgow.
Stocksfield's Chris Paisley clinched his match against Matthew Nixon of Ashton under Lyne at the 13th to win 6 and 5.
He was taken to Tameside General Hospital in Ashton under Lyne with multiple arm and hand fractures and minor internal injuries.
He ran the Ashton under Lyne parcel delivery company Speedvex which collapsed in May, 1995, and was wound up with debts of pounds 172,320.
At a previous hearing Clockwork Day Nursery Ltd of Stamford Street East, Ashton under Lyne, was fined pounds 21,000 and ordered to pay pounds 6,779.
Winterbottom, of Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, was held and later sent to the hospital by a Dubai court - his medical records were requested.