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Gina Field wins NSW Business Woman of the Year

President of the Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce, Gina Field, has today been announced as the 2017 NSW Business Woman of the Year. In a...

Keeping s taff

I am often asked by business owners if I have any tips on how to keep their good staff, apart from giving them a...

Judge fumes over teen’s attitude

A District Court judge has lashed out at an apathetic teenager who fronted court in offensive attire. Wearing a black muscle shirt with the words...

A message from Julia Gillard

I want to share you with a story David Bradbury relayed to me just last week. Denis Mars is the co-founder...

Woman threatened during armed robbery

Police are investigating after an armed robbery at a restaurant in Kingswood overnight. It was just after 8pm last night that a...

Man killed, children injured in horrific crash at Londonderry

A man has tragically been killed following a serious collision between a car and a school bus at Londonderry this morning. Acting Assistant Commissioner Jeff...

Cyclist with a big heart

Marc Simone, 43, may have lost his life in a tragic accident last weekend but he has left behind a legacy that will...

Teen approached at Colyton

Police are appealing for public assistance after a teenage girl was approached by two men in western Sydney yesterday.

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Why Packer picked Penrith

Billionaire James Packer has labelled Penrith one of the “key centres of Sydney” and says he plans a partnership with the city and Panthers...

Is Nepean Avenue unsafe for walkers?

Nepean Avenue residents said they have no problems with walkers, runners and cyclists on their street, despite Council claiming it's unsafe. Council called a meeting...

Robbery at Llandilo

Penrith Police seeking help for a robbery at Llandilo.   Around 11.00pm on Sunday 4 December...

Basketball court causes chaos in Jordan Springs

Jordan Springs resident Graham Hunt has had enough of the all-hours basketball court that’s been placed outside his bedroom window on Greenwood Parkway for...

Meeting over waste

A public meeting will be held before Christmas for residents to express their views on the State Government’s plan to transport waste from the...

70 years of wedded bliss

A massive milestone will be reached for North St Marys couple May and Jerry Townsend when they celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary next Saturday,...

Man hurt after car hits tree

Police are investigating after a single vehicle collision in Londonderry this morning. Just after 5am today, emergency services were called to The Driftway following reports...

Money men go head to head

It was mostly friendly, sometimes hostile and every now and again, a little bit humorous. In the wake of the...

He was simply the Best

Emu Plains Public School Principal, Tony Best will on Friday end his 33-year teaching career. Mr Best, who also turns...

South Penrith woman abducted

A woman has dramatically escaped after being abducted.Police confirmed this morning that two men have been charged following the alleged assault and abduction of...

Truck safety not negotiable

Police with the assistance of Roads and Maritime Services have issued a driver with defect notices after his truck and trailer were pulled over...

Friends take on a mighty challenge

One in three people live in poverty but a team of four from Penrith are determined to help change that in any way they...

The A-Z Guide of the Federal Election

A is for Alan Jones. One of the most influential broadcasters in the country and a vocal Tony Abbott supporter. Can the Liberals still...

Police charge man after animal cruelty incident

A man has been charged following an alleged act of animal cruelty at South Penrith. About midday today, a member of the public saw a...

Local restaurants can show off inspection results

Locals and tourists will soon know the cleanliness of local restaurants before they step inside - through a star rating displayed on their doors. The...

Man charged over drug, weapon offences

A man has been charged over alleged drug and weapon offences following a vehicle stop in Werrington last week. About 6.30pm on Friday, March 27...

Penrith performer earns huge acclaim in London

A former Penrith resident is wowing critics and audiences in London with her portrayal of the iconic Judy Garland. Belinda Wollaston, a former Jamison High...

Blair’s wearing a smile after winning t-shirt comp

Glenmore Park resident Blair Sayer is celebrating after he won a national competition when he designed his own logo that will eventually be printed...

Mums turn to social media to source breast milk

Would you give your baby another mother’s breast milk, or express your own to share with other babies? If the answer is yes, Glenmore Park...

Greens name candidate for September election

David Lenton, policy advisor to Greens MLC Cate Faehrmann, has been preselected as the Greens candidate for the federal seat of Lindsay. ...

Deadly storm strikes Penrith

Penrith is counting the cost of a deadly storm that swept across the city earlier this afternoon, with one man losing his life and...

TAFE goes live in Penrith

TAFE's newest 'live site' is helping Penrith locals get necessary civil construction experience to get themselves a job. The site, close to western Sydney developments...

Council's $850 million crucial call

It was an historic day on Monday, according to Penrith Councillor Robert Ardill, and not just because it was the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s...

Body found at St Marys

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body in a vehicle in St Marys today. About 11.50am,...

St Marys RMS registry to close

St Marys residents wishing to renew their license or use other motor registry services will be forced to travel to Penrith, Blacktown or Mount...

Wanderers on brink of glory

As the sun sets on the season that has revived football in Australia, A-League officials are in final preparations for what is expected...

David's important role

Penrith Police have welcomed Reverend David Riethmuller to the station as their new police chaplain. A service of investiture was held...

Major flooding across Penrith

The damage bill from Thursday night's flood emergency in Penrith could be hundreds of thousands of dollars with reports of huge...

Knitting with love and care

Women from across the Penrith area selflessly meet together once a month to bring warmth to those who have been left out in...

Man killed in horror crash

A man has been tragically killed in a horror crash between two trucks and a car at Erskine Park this evening. Emergency...

Man charged over two robberies

A man has been charged over the alleged knife-point robbery of a woman on a train earlier this month. The 21-year-old Penrith...

Family evacuated after fire engulfs home in St Marys

A family of six including several young children has been evacuated from their home after it was destroyed by fire tonight in St Marys. Fire...