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   •   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.…

Local News   •   26-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Indulge in a little Motown at the Eatons Hill Hotel

Music lovers will have the chance to indulge in some of their favourite Motown and R&B songs this weekend, with the award-winning band Sex and Chocolate taking to the stage at the Eatons Hill Hotel.…

Local News   •   23-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Highlights of this year's Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival

The tastiest time of the year is almost here – The Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival. With so much to see, do, experience and eat over the three big days, here is your handy guide to South East Queensland’s biggest food festival.…

Local News   •   22-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

New water playground among top suggestions for park upgrade

More than 100 residents have shared their thoughts and ideas for the redevelopment of a key recreational space, with Council to now collate those ideas into a draft Master Plan …

Local News   •   22-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Five weeks of non-stop eating! How to make the most of your Tastes of Moreton Bay Feastival experience

Here are 15 of the Feastival’s top events you should add to your foodie itinerary…

Local News   •   21-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Cowboys prepare for bucking good time at annual Eatons Hill Rodeo

According to professional bull rider Ty Thomson, the Eatons Hill Rodeo is one event cowboys dream of winning due to its "cool atmosphere and lots of people cheering you on". Find out more about the event here …

Local News   •   21-7-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Club Pine Rivers bowls over members with new upgrades and cafe menu

Club Pine Rivers has debut its fresh new look, which features an extended and renovated gaming area as well as a new cafe.…

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