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Carbon tax pressure mounts

Small businesses are already feeling the weight of the carbon tax in their electricity bills, sales revenue and employee intake. The Shadow...

Witnesses help police nail alleged crims

A 31-year-old female and a 37-year-old male from Emu Plains have been arrested after keen eyed witnesses reported their suspicious behaviour to police. At about...

Local women find true independence

Three local women have recently started their journey of independence after they moved out of their family homes and into a purpose-built group home. Disability...

Penrith to host Budget debate

The Penrith Business Alliance is set to host the first Federal Budget Debate in Penrith to mark the delivery of the Federal Government's...

Teen stabbed in Penrith

Police have established a crime scene after a teenager was stabbed outside a shopping centre in Penrith. About 7pm today, police from Penrith...

Bryan's girl is our girl

It started out being just another concert for 20-year-old Glenmore Park resident Liesl Bamback but that quickly changed when her idol, Canadian superstar...

Penrith a domestic violence ‘hot spot’

Penrith has been labelled a domestic violence ‘hot spot’, and it’s not just a result of partner abuse. Many older women accessing support services from...

Sensational Sam

Glenmore Park local, Samantha Ewart, was very surprised when she was nominated for the Young Women of the West Awards but...

New train timetable released

Penrith commuters will be eagerly scouring the new Sydney Trains timetable released this afternoon, which will become effective from October 20. ...

Community sessions to be held to discuss Wallacia proposal

The cemetery development at Wallacia is moving closer to reality with the community invited to have their say on the proposed plans. Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries...

Call for Jane Street overhaul

Shadow Minister for Roads, Robert Furolo, has called on the O'Farrell Government to provide a start date for planning work on...

Penrith joins the search for answers

Over 500 locals will be taking to the streets of Penrith this weekend to ‘Walk 4 William’. Missing toddler William Tyrrell disappeared from his grandmother’s...

Nobody to blame

Frustrated and upset, the Costa family’s search for closure remains unsettled following the unexpected death of their daughter Chanel, 4, in 2008. ...

Trio hurt in violent home invasion

Inquiries are continuing after three males forced their way into an Erskine Park home overnight. About 7.50pm last night, emergency services were called to Skylark...

Heartless attack on elderly woman

The local community is in shock tonight after the mugging of an 81-year-old visually impaired great great grandmother at Oxley Park. Police...

PM's wife helps open new canteen

Margie Abbott visited Jamison Park Netball Complex for the Penrith Junior Representative Carnival on Sunday with Lindsay MP Fiona Scott. Mrs Abbott, a...

RSCPA pleads with pet owners to be safe during heatwave conditions

Multiple dogs have died of avoidable heat stress already this year, with many more pulled from hot cars in great distress. With what some meteorologists...

Transport nightmare

Penrith resident Phillip Plackett says he is tired of living his life to a public transport timetable, especially when it is rarely accurate....

The Week: October 21

Troy Dodds hosts The Week and is joined by Emily Newton, Nathan Taylor and Kate Reid. Hear The Week on Vintage FM every Saturday morning...

Dumpers on notice

If you try to illegally dump large amounts of waste in Penrith, you will be caught. That’s the message being spread by the Western...