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Cranebrook man involved in violent brawl in Croatia

A Cranebrook man is anxiously waiting to find out whether Croatian police plan to charge him over a violent brawl that took place in...

Missing memories discovered

Here’s a mystery better than any book Armand Sukhla may have on the shelves of his Penrith bookshop. Six months ago, a...

Welcome cool change for Gallery

A cool change is set to hit the Penrith Regional Gallery that will bring a breath of fresh artworks to the region. The gallery will...

Horrors of war never forgotten

The years pass, but the memories rarely fade for those who experienced the bloody realities of war. Locals will pay their respects to those who...

Cornish quits Liberal Party

Controversial Councillor Marcus Cornish has announced his resignation from the Liberal Party. Cr Cornish, who was already suspended from the Liberals after he circulated an...

Thain slams Liberals

Labor Councillor John Thain says the Liberal Party’s decision to not endorse candidates for the September Local Government Elections is a “slap in the...

73-year-old Alan insists he’s no hero despite foiling armed robbery

When his mate Murray Welsh was terrorised by a machete-wielding bandit trying to rob his liquor store two years ago, 73-year-old Alan McNally not...

Brightening Christmas for those who’ve “fallen through the net”

Christmas is full of carefree quality time with family, but there are many others who don’t get a chance to escape their worries. Ross ‘Rossco’...

Clocks go back one hour on Sunday morning

As the clocks turn back this weekend to mark the end of Daylight Saving, local firefighters are reminding residents to check their smoke alarms. While...

Fernhill Estate could be home to Sydney’s newest cemetery

Throughout Australia, many cemeteries are predicted to reach capacity in the next 20 to 30 years. With Australia’s population continuing to grow, this is...

St Clair man charged with manslaughter

A 31-year-old bus company manager from St Clair has been charged with manslaughter by police investigating a fatal bus crash that occurred almost seven...

Is something out there?

The search for extra-terrestrial life continues as an astrophysicist from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) uses optical telescopes to detect signals. ...

Station car park battle reaches new heights

Penrith Station’s parking disaster has reached new heights as desperate locals are copping more fines instead of additional parking spots. Glenmore Park’s Shaun Connell is...

Police inspect heavy vehicles following crash

An inoperable airbag and loose driver’s seat were among the defects discovered during a heavy vehicle compliance operation today. About 6.30am, officers from the Heavy...

Bin collection boosted over Christmas

Penrith City Council is helping to support residents’ waste sorting efforts this Christmas with five consecutive weekly waste pick-ups for all bins across...

The Cup's coming to Penrith

In the lead-up to the race that stops the nation, the Melbourne Cup traditionally tours Australasia and this year, for the first time,...

Werrington County residents to oppose new facility

Werrington County residents are once again fighting a $4 million development next to their homes that will bring late night weekend functions and increased...

GG launches Kidsafe Day

Five children die each week in Australia due to preventable accidents, a sad statistic that made the launch of 2012 National Kidsafe Day...

Iconic retail chain in administration

Family business Bevilles has announced that the company has entered into voluntary administration, casting doubt over the future of the Penrith store in...

Fan shortage in Penrith

The mercury is only just starting to climb, but Penrith is already facing a serious fan shortage. Stores through the local area are selling out...

Uncertain future for video stores

Video stores were once a one-stop shop for family entertainment. You could pick up a couple of videos, a bag of popcorn...

Real estate veteran calls it a day

After a quarter of a century selling homes in Penrith, Graeme Renshaw of Century 21 Renshaw Realty is hanging up his real estate hat...

Suspicious fire destroys cars

Police are investigating after four vehicles were destroyed by fire at a unit block at Penrith this morning. Emergency services were alerted to the fire...

Liberals in independent's clothing

Members of the Liberal Party have regrouped to form an independent ticket for the upcoming Penrith City Council election after it was announced...

Penrith ready to Relay this weekend

Fran Cini’s family have experienced their fair share of cancer, with her sister, mother and husband all having fought the battle. It was her husband’s...

Teen bashed at St Marys

A 14-year-old boy was taken to Hospital with possible bleeding on the brain after being assaulted and robbed by four males...

Mondo upgrade promised

Penrith City Council will be undertaking an upgrade of the Mondo grassed area outside the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre thanks to a...

Cuteness Alert: My first Mother’s Day

Glenmore Park resident, Erin Daniela, said while she is excited for her first Mother’s Day, she is happy to just spend time with her young family. The mum of...

Hole lot of fun on Doughnut Day

Doughnut miss out on your chance to celebrate National Doughnut Day today (Friday, June 2) by enjoying a free mouthwatering Krispy Kreme doughnut. Holding their...

Parking breakthrough

New parking arrangements to be introduced to the Billington Place car park will improve access to local shops for Emu Plains residents, Penrith...

More parking available in Thornton

More than 200 extra parking spaces are now available to commuters in Thornton estate, North Penrith. Penrith Council has temporarily removed 4-hour and 2-hour parking...

Lions' roar deal

After initiating the Penrith Lions Club Christmas trailer raffle in 1980 as Club President, Allen Jeffery is devastated that for the first time...

Worrying figures about our eye health

Jean Kittson, like many her age, is facing one of the busiest times of her life. One of Australia’s most-loved performers, Jean juggles her...

Courthouse to close for six months

Penrith Courthouse will be closed for six months to allow for a multi-million dollar facelift. The closure means that those who...

Incident at Australia Post

WEEKENDER FIRST: Police, Fire and Rescue and Paramedics were called to the Australia Post distribution centre located on Jack Williams Drive,...

Paper tickets confined to history

Selected paper tickets on the Sydney Trains network will soon be replaced by the new ‘tap and go’ electronic system, news that has not...

Exclusive: Jordan Springs school construction to begin within two years

Construction on a new primary school at Jordan Springs will begin within two years, according to the NSW Education Minister. Rob Stokes joined Member for...

Police investigate multiple fires

Police are appealing for witnesses after emergency services were called to two separate fires in the one night last weekend. On Saturday, June 20, at...

Shopping centre shock: Cranebrook centre to become a ghost town

Small businesses in Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre are struggling to accept they might not come back when the centre closes in six months. Business owners...

Shot officer’s wife thanks community for its support

Senior Constable Luke Warburton has a long road to recovery ahead after the double shooting at Nepean Hospital last week. Sandra Warburton, Senior Constable Warburton's...