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Bankwest to close Penrith branch

Bankwest has confirmed it will close its Penrith branch later this year. The closure of the branch, located inside Westfield Penrith, comes as the bank...

Savouring special memories

Photographs are a window to a memory or a moment that once was. We take them at weddings, birthdays, graduations and almost every other...

End of an era all over again

It was the end of an era when Panasonic Penrith shut its gates for the last time 12 years ago. And now Australia’s last television...

Illegal resident jailed for assault

A Penrith local who knocked a man unconscious and proceeded to kick him to the head has been jailed for at least 10 months. Taniela...

Historic hall’s transformation into an education leader

An historic hall and key part of Penrith’s past has been carefully restored, transformed and opened as a warm and welcoming place for early...

Penrith Councillor guilty of misconduct

The Office of Local Government has welcomed a decision by the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) to punish a Penrith Councillor for misconduct...

Man dies in crash at Werrington

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in Werrington this afternoon. Just after 3pm, emergency services were called to the Great Western Highway, near...

Petition launched to upgrade Mamre Road

St Clair resident Andrew Fender was only two minutes from home when a motorcyclist came off his bike and collided with his brand new...

Elderly woman sexually assaulted in Jamisontown home

Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman was found injured inside her Jamisontown home, following an aggravated break in. Emergency Services were called...

Report: Bones belonging to missing woman Cheryl Ardler found in Cranebrook

Bones found in Cranebrook in May have been identified as belonging to missing local woman Cheryl Ardler. It is understood police will confirm today that...

Luke’s rare battle with MS

At 17-years-old, Luke Perry is preparing for a challenge that has completely changed his life. After six months of migraines, the Emu Plains resident –...

Brooke’s chicken cheque

When people decide to make the commitment of getting a tattoo, they usually choose to get something of significance. For Glenmore Park local Brooke Collins,...

Safety of kangaroos in question

Ropes Crossing resident Mark Pentecost has had enough of the kangaroo carnage after seeing dozens of needless wildlife deaths. He says the negligence to erect...

Chasing her hip hop dreams

Claremont Meadows local Isabella Newman has proved that passion and hard work goes a long way when it comes to achieving your dreams. The 15-year-old...

Woman charged after shoplifting incident escalates

One woman desperate for her chocolate fix saw a small shoplifting incident escalate into 10 offences. On Monday, July 9, a 22-year-old Oxley Park woman...

Parents fear for kids’ safety

On Sunflower Drive, students from Claremont Meadows Public School find themselves crossing the road without supervision, leaving local parents furious as their concerns grow...

Man spends up big after mystery deposit into his bank account

A Werrington man who spent $186,000, which mysteriously appeared in his bank account, will learn his fate next month. Penrith Local Court heard Joshua Nathan...

Three cats found dead in suspicious circumstances

RSPCA NSW is urgently seeking information regarding three cats that were found deceased in garbage bags with suspected head injuries, under the local Russell...

Long list of charges for OMCG member

A lifetime member of the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) will face court today after being charged with various offences relating to items...

New fire fighting Academy opens in Erskine Park

A new chapter has begun for Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) with the official opening of the Fire and Rescue NSW Emergency Services Academy...