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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   •   6-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Q&A: Meet the new Neighbourhood Coordinator at Encircle

With more than 20 years’ experience working in the Community Services sector, Chrissie Kelly has a wealth of knowledge on how to help people in need. We spoke to Chrissie to find out more about her, what her goals are for the three neighbourhood centres, and why it is important for people to reach out when life gets tough.…

Local News   •   5-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Educators and youngsters rock their best denim jeans to help sick kids

Blue denim is the best colour to wear today, especially as it helps to raise awareness for sick kids. In celebration of Jeans for Genes Day, educators and children from Story House Early Learning Centre in Deception Bay rocked their favourite pair of jeans and fundraised for the cause. …

Local News   •   4-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Community rallies to support the homeless and disadvantaged

Roughly 350 people attended the 10th annual Reconnect Event at The Breakfast Club in Redcliffe, which was hosted by the Moreton Bay Housing and Homelessness Network. The event aims to shine a light on the challenges being faced by people living with homelessness in Moreton Bay…

Local News   •   4-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Win an unforgettable foodie experience with celebrity chef Alastair McLeod

How would you like to have a delicious meal cooked for you by one of Australia’s most-loved chefs? The team behind the Tastes of Moreton Bay Feastival is giving foodies the chance to choose one of three ultimate feastival experiences with Alastair McLeod. …

Local News   •   3-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Author shares his passion for life, history and nature in new books

He may be 85-years-old, but Clontarf author Richard Lancaster has no plans of putting the pen down yet. Richard will be launching his new books of short stories and poems at a special launch event on Saturday. Find out all the details here …

Local News   •   1-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Free food, haircuts and assistance for those sleeping rough or struggling financially

People who are sleeping rough or struggling financially will have the opportunity to grab a bite to eat, pick up some warm clothing, get a hair cut and connect with a number of vital community services at the 10th annual Reconnect Event on Thursday …

Local News   •   1-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Art awards celebrate local talent

The winners and finalists of this year's Redcliffe Art Society's Exhibition of Excellence have been revealed, with the artworks now on display at the Redcliffe Art Gallery. See the full list of winners here …

Local News   •   1-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Jean-ius way to help raise money for seriously ill children

Every minute, 12 kids are born worldwide with illnesses like cancer, cystic fibrosis and life-threatening metabolic disorders. But you can help raise money for medical research by wearing one simple item from your wardrobe this Friday…

Local News   •   1-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Survey shines light on mental health

A high number of Redcliffe residents are living with depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and substance use, according to a recent mental health survey conducted on the peninsula. …

Local News   •   29-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Motorists to have say on stage two of Bruce Highway Western Alternative

Two options are being presented for both the northern and southern sections of the alignment, between Moorina and Narangba, which will increase capacity across the network and reduce congestion and long-term reliance on the Bruce Highway.…

Local News   •   29-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Generous donation to help disadvantaged students

A not-for-profit organisation that donates used and recycled school supplies to struggling families has received a generous donation which will ensure they can continue to help improve education outcomes for some of Queensland’s most disadvantaged students.…

Local News   •   27-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

A golden opportunity for university students to help change the world

A golden opportunity has arisen for young people to make a positive change in the world following the formation of a new club at the University of Sunshine Coast’s Moreton Bay Campus in Petrie.…

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