Ashington, West Sussex
St Peter and St Paul's Church
Ashington shown within West Sussex
|Area||8.05 km2 (3.11 sq mi) |
|Population||2,351  2001 Census|
|- Density||292 /km2 (760 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|- London||41 miles (66 km) NNE|
|Shire county||West Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
|UK Parliament||Arundel and South Downs|
The parish has a land area of 805 hectares (1989 acres). In the 2001 census 2351 people lived in 905 households, of whom 1286 were economically active.
The ancient Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul.
Metrobus operate bus route 23 which links the village to Worthing, Horsham and Crawley.
Ashington Cougars has soccer teams from under 6 to under 16 and play in the Horsham and District Youth Football League. Started in 1999 it has grown into a successful club attaining Charter Development status with Sussex FA in 2009, one of only 14 clubs in the whole of Sussex. 2011 saw the club become a finialist in the Sussex "Sports Club of the Year" awards where it was recognised for its work in player and community development.
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