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Drivers caught using phone will cop five demerit points

The State Government is continuing to come down hard on drivers who can’t keep their hands off their mobile phones with the toughest demerit...

Penrith stars in new movie

If you happen to catch Bruce Beresford's latest film, 'Ladies In Black' you might recognise a few familiar faces. Volunteers from the Penrith Museum of...

Local nurses and midwives recognised

They spend their days and nights tirelessly working to ensure the community is healthy and safe, and now nurses and midwives from Nepean Hospital...

Music for Life will be a night to remember

When Ann Willmington was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she refused to accept her fate even after doctors told her she had only 18...

Special honour for Penrith icon Ron Mulock

Penrith icon Ron Mulock has been recognised with the naming of the oval at Lord Sheffield Circuit, within the Thornton Estate, in his honour. Councillors,...

Penrith’s great escape

Whether it’s flying high, throwing axes, cutting up the race track or making waves, there’s no question that Penrith is the adventure capital of...

Penrith pinks up throughout October

Penrith is turning pink next month with businesses and locals jumping on board the ‘Pink Up Penrith’ initiative to raise money for the McGrath...

EXCLUSIVE: Fowler set to be next Mayor

Liberal Councillor Ross Fowler is tipped to become Penrith’s next Mayor when votes are cast during the Mayoral Election on Monday night. Both the Mayor...

Residents raise concerns over new missile testing facility

The Department of Defence is playing down the impact of a new missile testing facility to be built at Orchard Hills. A 76-year-old resident, who...

Hotel cops big fine after serving nuts to students

A Penrith hotel has been fined $11,500 after serving a school girl nuts, causing her to go into anaphylatic shock. The student, who was participating...

Premier seeks expert advice on drugs at music festivals

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today established a high level expert panel to provide advice on how to keep people safe at music festivals. Ms Berejiklian’s announcement...

Kicking Defqon.1 out of Penrith is a shame, but necessary

The State Government’s move to kick the Defqon.1 music festival out of Penrith may seem like a kneejerk reaction or even a little over...

Man charged over 2015 assault in St Marys

A man will face court today charged over the alleged serious assault of another man in 2015, after it was uncovered as part of...

Drunk mum may serve jail sentence in community

A Claremont Meadows mother who drove five times over the legal alcohol limit with her two children in the car will learn her fate...

State Government set to ban Defqon.1 music festival

The Defqon.1 music festival will be looking for a new Australian home with confirmation this morning that the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith...

Two die at Defqon.1 music festival

Two people have died and a further two remain in hospital critically ill after attending a music festival at Penrith overnight. Strike Force Highworth has...

12-year-old girl suffers serious injuries in boating accident

A 12-year-old girl who suffered serious injuries in a boating accident on the Nepean River has been taken to hospital in a serious but...

Man in serious condition after stabbing in St Marys

Police are searching for a man after a stabbing in St Marys last night. Just before 11.30pm, emergency services were called to the rear of...

Kingswood woman charged as part of email compromise scam

Four members of an alleged coordinated fraud syndicate have been charged as part of ongoing investigations into business email compromise scams across NSW. Earlier this...

Exclusive: Paceway to consider exit from historic Station Street site

After more than half a century, harness racing could exit the Penrith CBD with the Penrith Paceway potentially being put up for sale. The fate...