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_

The Latest from Ashleigh

Grab a free cinni for National Donut Day
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Grab a free cinni for National Donut Day

As the countdown to National Donut Day begins, one company has announced it will be giving away free hot cinnamon donuts all day. Find out where to score your freebie

Candlelight vigils to shine a light on violence
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Candlelight vigils to shine a light on violence

Three candlelight vigils will be held throughout the city this week in honour of those who have died from domestic or family violence. Find out where you can pay your respects here **FREE TO READ**

How to secure your tickets to the Abbey Medieval Festival

How to secure your tickets to the Abbey Medieval Festival

Tickets to the much-loved Abbey Medieval Festival and Friday Family Fun Day are on sale now, with people urged to get in early to avoid disappointment. Here is everything you need to know about this year's festivities **FREE TO READ**

Remembering our brave veterans on Anzac Day
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Remembering our brave veterans on Anzac Day

As a veteran who served in the British Armed Forces and the Australian Army, taking time to remember those who have fought for freedom is important to Ron Court, who is the president of the Caboolture-Morayfield RSL Sub Branch. Read more about his service and how his family was impacted by war here

Cash boost for The Breakfast Club
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Cash boost for The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club has been named as one of 32 charities that will benefit from more than $725,000 in funding from Queensland’s largest philanthropic organisation, Queensland Gives. Find out more about the grants here

Police to target speeding and DUI in Easter road safety blitz

Police to target speeding and DUI in Easter road safety blitz

Extra police will be out in force on Queensland roads over the Easter school holidays, as officers ramp up their road safety operations.** FREE TO READ **

Multiple roads closed by floodwaters

Heavy rain continues to fall across the Moreton Bay region causing flash flooding and the closure of multiple roads. See the full list here

Step up for myeloma charity walk

Moreton Bay residents are being encouraged to lace up their walking shoes and take to the Woody Point foreshore this Sunday to help raise money and awareness for Myeloma Australia. Find out how to register here

Tuck into a chicken parma to help Aussie farmers

Tuck into a chicken parma to help Aussie farmers

The annual Parma for a Farmer fundraiser is on once again, with pub goers being urged to sink their teeth into a delicious chicken parmigiana this month to help raise money for Aussie farmers doing it tough. Find out what pubs are taking part here

Stock up at inaugural Moreton Bay Farm Trail

Locals and visitors will have the opportunity to explore a number of farms across the region, learn about regenerative farming, taste and purchase a wide array of fresh produce, and cut their own flowers as part of the inaugural Moreton Bay Farm Trail next month **FREE TO READ**