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Free rego for toll users

Toll road users will soon be eligible for free car registration in an effort to reduce cost pressures on drivers. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian today...

Sitting dates change to ensure marriage equality before Christmas

The Federal Government is pushing ahead with plans to legislate same-sex marriage before Christmas, changing sitting times to ensure the matter can be finalised. The...

New timetable could see commuters revolt against State Government

Transport Minister Andrew Constance is under immense pressure to intervene and make last minute changes to the new train timetable, set to come into...

Fighting the world’s toughest cancer

Glenmore Park’s Cathie Kirk feels blessed with the time she has. After a visit to a specialist in February 2015, Ms Kirk was originally misdiagnosed...

Search is on for older tradies

Calling all older trades people, local businesses are looking for you! With a surge of development and growth across western Sydney, there are plenty of...

Pressure builds on Government over timetable change

Currently Megan Dunn, a Penrith commuter, can catch a train to Redfern where she works in under an hour. But when Transport NSW’s new commuter...

Restaurant project driven by passion

Local foodie Phillip Hallani hopes to put Penrith on the map when his new restaurant venture, The Market Cafe, opens early next year. Mr Hallani’s...

Australia says YES to marriage equality

After months of uncertainty, years of discussion and an at times vicious battle between the Yes and No camps, Australia has voted 61.6 per...

Parents urged to be more involved in cyber safety

With sexting and image-based abuse incidents on the rise, it’s more important than ever for parents and carers to take an active interest in...

Husar addresses dual citizenship rumours

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has moved to assure locals she is not a dual citizen despite rumours suggesting she may have been in breach...

Support available for those in need this Christmas

The countdown to Christmas has begun, but for many Penrith families the festive season brings additional stress and financial hardship. Fortunately, local charities and support...

Chance to reflect and remember

On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, Penrith will join Australia to remember those who have made the ultimate...

Fairfax axes Penrith City Gazette newspaper

Fairfax Media has axed the Penrith City Gazette newspaper as well as the St Marys/Mt Druitt Star. Six newspapers overall will close down with publications...

Why Matt Moylan had to go

So Matt Moylan is no longer a Panther. No surprises there, even though both the player and club were apparently “100 per cent” committed...

12 breakdowns a day in Penrith

Were you stuck on the side of the road this week with a flat tyre or battery? Well chances are you weren’t the only one...

Commuters see red over flaws in new timetable

Transport for NSW is defending its new train timetable despite an outrageous flaw that will force hundreds if not thousands of commuters into longer...

Unusual uniform helps raise money for education

The guys and girls of Glenmore Park High School donned their best school dress to raise money for girls’ access to education. Last week, staff...

Carney confident of success in Mulgoa

Western Sydney born and raised Todd Carney is set to take on Member for Mulgoa Tanya Davies at the 2019 State Election. Opposition Leader Luke...

Christmas to come alive in Penrith CBD

Santa’s helpers were hard at work this week visiting local shops to spread the word about his planned arrival at this year’s Christmas Tree...

Duo involved in supermarket brawl

Before most people have had their morning coffee, two men have had a morning fight, throwing around items at a supermarket this week. At 8.35am...