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Man shot at Werrington County

A man is in custody assisting with inquiries after another man was shot in Werrington County this morning. About 12.35am today, police were called to...

Helen Walker OAM passes away

Helen Walker OAM, who pioneered Great Community Transport in Penrith, has passed away. She was 66-years-old. A memorial service will be held at the Leura...

Tackling the ‘black dog’

Hundreds of bikers are set to roll through Penrith for this year’s ‘Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer’ on March 19, to raise money for...

Toddler found dead

A two-year-old boy has been found dead inside a house at Cambridge Park.   Police are...

BEC is nation's best

The local area has scored a major coup this week with the Penrith Valley Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) being named the best of...

Putting books together

Budding authors aged 9 to 12 will learn how books are put together from first idea to publication in the holidays. They’ll get to...

Apprentice boost

Endeavour Energy has welcomed 45 new apprentices who will help deliver an $11.5 million per week upgrade to western Sydney and the Illawarra. ...

Bystanders chase down armed robber

An alleged armed robbery offender is in police custody after smashing his way into the jewellery cases of a business in St Marys and...

Panthers join boys in blue

Penrith Panthers stars Clint Newton, Tim Grant, Sam McKendry and Lachlan Coote joined a new team over the weekend – the boys in...

Assault at Kingswood

Police are conducting investigations into the serious assault of a man at Kingswood yesterday afternoon.   ...

Locals will be Running Scared

In what could resemble a scene out of Michael Jackson’s famous ‘Thriller’ video, the Sydney International Regatta Centre will be transformed into a...

Calls for nine-hour parking limit at Woodriff Gardens car park to be axed

It was supposed to bring relief to commuters left stranded following the State Government’s temporary take-over of Penrith’s Belmore Street car park, or so...

$4 million doctor from the future

The superior number of arms on the da Vinci surgical robot compared to a human surgeon gives just a taste of the benefits...

The case for Badgerys

It is not a question of if but when, former Chief Executive of the Federal Airports Corporation, Barry Murphy, told Penrith business representatives...

Fun run with a colourful twist

A wheelchair-friendly fun run is set to leave the area’s disabled residents smiling, laughing and a rainbow of colour. Life Links...

Teen stabbed in wild brawl

A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed during a brawl at Colyton overnight. Police from St Marys Local Area Command are investigating the...

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...

Doctor’s Channel challenge

Freezing temperatures, 32 kilometres and over 13 hours of swimming is what Dr Stuart Lane is preparing to face when he swims the English...

New one-stop shop for Government services

By June Penrith residents will have a one-stop shop for a wide range of government services after construction on the new Service NSW...

Protecting the environment

An important parcel of land in Mulgoa has been established as the latest conservation corridor in western Sydney, linking the Cumberland Plains Woodland and...

Iconic Chocolate Wheel’s 30th anniversary

The Saturday morning Chocolate Wheel run by local Lions Clubs is a Penrith institution, and it’s reached an incredible milestone – 30 years. Men and...

Emma’s cancer roller coaster is on the up after fresh all-clear

It’s been a whirlwind three years for Cranebrook’s Emma Dunlop after a hairline freckle left her unsure if she would live or die. Ms Dunlop...

New Group Homes making a huge difference

Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka visited Group Homes in Emu Plains on Wednesday to see how residents have settled in since moving in...

KSR helps smash cancer by holding Footy Colours Day

If you head into Kingswood Smash Repairs (KSR) on Friday, you will notice the team wearing their favourite NRL football jersey, all in the...

Controversial DA gets Council approval

Councillors have tonight voted in favour of a Development Application for a Place of Public Worship in Kemps Creek. At a...

State Government to “come down” on rogue retirement village operators

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres joined local Glad Simonis to discuss the benefits of the new package of reforms for retirement village residents that were...

Stepping up to the challenge

Orchard Hills Rural Fire Brigade (RFB) firefighters Emily Dal Santo and Gage Pitt are stepping up to help raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease. On...

Bill’s gaffe not a gaffe at all

So Bill Shorten is sexist, living in the last century and has no idea how the modern family works. At least that's how some want to...

New on the beat

Two new police officers joined the ranks at St Marys Local Area Command this week, fresh faced and rearing to get started. ...

UWS students hold vigil for Bali duo

The University of Western Sydney (UWS) Kingswood Campus has shown its support for ‘Bali nine’ duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran through an on-campus...

Special visit from overseas students

Four high school students from Penrith’s Sister City, Fujieda, Japan, are visiting Penrith City for a three-week exchange to learn about Australian culture, visit...

Man who escaped from prison arrested in Penrith

A man who escaped from a correctional centre near Bathurst earlier this week has been arrested in Penrith. Some time on Friday or Saturday last...

Cupcake discount for local women

Mrs C's Cupcakes will be giving back to the women of Penrith when they take part in Kyle and Jackie O's equal pay day...

Station upgrades to begin this weekend

Major works on the transformational Penrith Station upgrade will begin this weekend, May 14 to 15. Local commuters and passers-by will see demolition work, excavation...

New Council takes shape

Less than two days since the polling booths closed, it's safe to say Penrith Council will consist of seven Labor Councillors, and at least...

Greyhound ban continues to divide opinions

The fallout from NSW Premier Mike Baird's announcement that greyhound racing will be banned as of July 1, 2017, continues to rattle those with...

Council "blindsided", says Thain

Penrith City Council will review their agreement with the developers of the Cranebrook Shopping Centre amid revelations developers are no longer undertaking construction in...

Loyal Lion honoured

Lion Frank Killen, one of two founding members of the Penrith Lions Club, has been awarded the highly prestigious Melvin Jones...

Fearless predictions for 2016

Christmas is gone, another couple of million bucks has been blown up in the sky via the New Year’s Eve fireworks and we’ve all...

Labor says its housing policy is positive

After seven years of looking to buy her own home, South Penrith resident Rika Kuala is hoping a change in Government policy will allow...