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Men charged over chemist robbery

Two men will appear at court today after police charged them with several offences including an aggravated break and enter at a chemist shop...

Reflect and remember

The local Vietnam veterans’ community is set to gather this weekend to pay their respects, remember old friends and reflect on what was some...

Confirmed: 248 flu cases in local area

It's official, just a few weeks out from spring, NSW Health has announced that the flu season is officially upon us. Starting two months later...

Hazel’s seen it all, so furniture retailer’s closure comes as no surprise

John Cootes Furniture in Penrith will shut its doors for good by the end of the year. It is one of 12 stores that will...

Super Cooper inspires his classmates

Living life legally blind can be difficult at the best of times, but a local primary school is breaking down barriers and embracing their...

Patient indecently assaults nurse at Nepean Hospital

A man has been charged with indecent assault after attacking a nurse at Nepean Hospital. The incident happened last Thursday, August 9. The 50-year-old man was...

Changing lives one page at a time

Three local students have embarked on a quest and are helping those living with multiple sclerosis (MS), one page at a time. Lily Morris and...

The Lindsay jigsaw puzzle

Mystery surrounds the seat of Lindsay in the wake of Emma Husar’s decision to stand down at the next election, with both major parties...

World class indoor winter sports complex proposed for Penrith

Local developer and resident Peter Magnisalis has unveiled plans for an Australian-first ‘Winter Sports World’ in Penrith featuring an indoor ski slope designed to...

Service to help close the gap

Penrith is set to become the home of a new primary health care service that will help to address the health needs of the...

Dust up over circus visit

Stardust Circus is coming to St Marys but not everyone’s ready to snap up tickets and celebrate. Animal activist group, People for the Ethical Treatment...

Man’s pizza order escalates into slew of criminal offences

A Jamisontown man’s determination to eat pizza has landed him in strife after he racked up a slew of offences when his online order...

Woman blames cultural ignorance for assault on daughter

A Samoan woman who slapped her teenage daughter to the face multiple times in an attempt to discipline her has been convicted of common...

Man ordered to pay back money after mystery funds land in bank account

A Werrington man who defrauded a food company of more than $186,000 when the funds mysteriously landed in his bank account has been ordered...

Man charged with murder after St Clair stabbing

A man has been charged following a domestic-related fatal stabbing in St Clair last night. About 6.40pm last night, emergency services were called to Dutch...

Husar cleared of most serious allegations

An internal Labor Party investigation has found there is no basis for Emma Husar to resign from Parliament. John Whelan's report has been finalised today...

Husar: “My reputation will never recover”

Lindsay MP Emma Husar says she doubts her reputation will ever recover after what she says has been a smear campaign against her. The 38-year-old...

Emma Husar won’t re-contest next election

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has confirmed she will not re-contest the next Federal Election, due to be held next year. Ms Husar is currently on...

Hooters goes flat

Hooters Australia has once again gone flat, with the restaurant chain placed into voluntary administration for the second time in less than three years. According...

Locals support homeless community as cold winter rolls on

Penrith is putting comfort back into the community with special initiatives during Homelessness Week. In an attempt to combat the cold, Penrith CBD Corporation’s Project...