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Ashleigh Howarth

Ashleigh Howarth is a passionate journalist who has been working in the media industry for more than 10 years.

She has been the editor of several community newspapers, as well as a senior reporter at a metropolitan daily newspaper, all based in southeast Queensland.

Her favourite stories to write are the ones that lead to positive changes in the community, as well as travel, lifestyle, food and entertainment.

Ashleigh received her Bachelor of Journalism from the Queensland University of Technology.

You can keep up-to-date with Ashleigh on Instagram by following @journo_ash_



Local News   •   25-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Sneak peek: Popular tavern reopens

The doors to the North Lakes Tavern will reopen tonight following four weeks of renovations. See the gallery here …

Local News   •   23-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Call for help as pantry runs bare

A Clontarf church is asking for the community’s help to restock their food pantry following a sharp rise in the number of people seeking help. All donations are used to make up food hampers, feed hungry school children, and prepare meals through the church's Tuckshop Ministry …

Local News   •   23-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Students really dig the Garden Club

Instead of playing games during their lunch break, a group of primary school students from Australian Christian College (ACC) Moreton are learning the fundamental skills of gardening…

Local News   •   22-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Cheers to a new era in dining

A new seaside bar serving up craft beer, wine, spirits and other signature food and drink from across the region is set to open on the peninsula in the coming days. Find out where here …

Local News   •   22-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Protect your pets from the heat

With the weather starting to heat up, RSPCA Queensland is reminding pet owners to never leave their animals in parked cars and ensure they have access to ample shade and water at home …

Local News   •   15-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Film comp to shine a light on disability

An award-winning filmmaker from Beachmere has launched his own film competition and is urging people in the community to submit their best clips that highlight people with disabilities. Find out more about the competition here …

Local News   •   15-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Redcliffe Care Network asks residents to dig deep for Christmas appeal

With Christmas just around the corner, representatives from the Redcliffe Care Network are asking residents to dig deep to help provide food and gifts for people in need. Click here to read what donations they need to help the less fortunate have a Merry Christmas …

Local News   •   12-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Experience the joy of Tawny Trails

Local artisans from the Moreton Bay Hinterland will be opening their doors and selling a wide range of arts and crafts at a special Christmas-themed Tawny Trails event on Sunday, November 27. This will be your last opportunity to experience the trail for the year, before it resumes in January 2023. …

Local News   •   11-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Thousands pay tribute to the fallen

As services were held across the region in honour of Remembrance Day, thousands of people came to pay their respects to those who have fought in all wars and conflicts to keep our country safe.…

Local News   •   11-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Vendors step in to save Bite Markets

After being told "see you later", four food vendors have put their hands up to ensure the Bite Markets at North Harbour continue to serve up a fun night of food and live entertainment for the community to enjoy. A grand reopening is planned for tonight, with spiral spuds, pizza, Bao buns and donuts on the menu …

Local News   •   10-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Donate to Salvos Christmas Appeal

The Salvation Army has launched its annual Christmas Appeal for 2022 with the aim of raising $3.1 million in Queensland to ensure no one is left in need during the festive season. Find out how you can help here …

Local News   •   9-11-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Big celebration for Repair Cafe

Members from the Repair Cafe Redcliffe Peninsula gathered on Saturday morning for a special celebration to mark the group’s second anniversary. The group was formed in November 2020 and is run by a team of dedicated volunteers with the aim of reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfill …

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