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   •   5-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Butcher snags prime location to meat community's appetite

Thousands of people have already walked through the doors to Morayfield's newest butcher to stock up on products, prompting the owners to recruit more staff …

Local News   •   5-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Saving lives: Prostate Cancer Support Group's generous donation to help more men

A Moreton Bay family who took part in a fundraiser to raise money for prostate cancer research has received a generous donation from the Moreton Bay Regional Prostate Cancer Support Group …

Local News   •   5-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Dedicated police officer to retire after four decades of service

A dedicated police officer who has spent more than four decades protecting communities across the state will put on his blue uniform for the last time today …

Local News   •   4-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Wheely great effort in mobility scooter convoy record attempt

He may not have broken the Australian record for the most mobility scooter users in a single convoy, but Ted Bakke is still happy with the turnout he got on Monday morning, and has hinted he will try again next year …

Local News   •   4-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Stepping up for mental health

Moreton Bay residents are being encouraged to lace up their joggers and hit the pavement to help raise money and awareness for mental health …

Local News   •   3-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

OMG! Donut chain wins national business award

When Michael Mason went to the markets with his father two years ago, he had no idea it would change his career path. Now, his donut franchise has been recognised for its delicious food, flavours and service …

Local News   •   1-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Save the date for free family fun day

Free face painting, a petting zoo, a variety of games, as well as arts and crafts are just a few of the fun activities that will entertain the community at the upcoming Family Fun Day at Encircle Kallangur …

Local News   •   1-10-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

A trip back in time: Experience the Jane Austen era at upcoming ball

It doesn’t matter if you have two left feet or don’t know the dances, because everyone is welcome to attend the upcoming Jane Austen Ball in Dayboro this month …

Local News   •   29-9-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

RSPCA asks community to dig deep

With thousands of unwanted, neglected, homeless and abused animals currently waiting at RSPCA shelters across the state, the organisation is calling on the generosity of the community to help these pets find new loving homes. WARNING: Graphic image …

Local News   •   28-9-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Berry exciting: Strawberry farmers open new café to sweeten your day

A new paddock to plate dining experience featuring fresh strawberries has opened in Moreton Bay. The cafe is located on one strawberry farm in Bellmere, who also grow strawberries for Coles Supermarkets with their adjoining neighbours…

Local News   •   27-9-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Enjoy a night of traditional Scottish melodies and dances in Redcliffe

A musical performance which showcases Scotland’s rich culture and heritage will be performed at the Redcliffe Showgrounds next month.…

Local News   •   27-9-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Shane Webcke kicks off recycling education at Murri Carnival

As a rugby league great who has played for the Brisbane Broncos, represented Queensland in the State of Origin, and wore the green and gold jersey for Australia, Shane has some advice for the young players at the Murri Carnival who dream of one day playing professionally. Find out what he said here …

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