Business

Plastic bag ban draws closer

Locals shopping at Woolworths, Coles and Big W will have to get used to the idea of remembering to bring their own bags as...

Business Centre scores $6m contract to help businesses explore digital opportunities

An innovative Penrith business centre has received a multi-million dollar contract to deliver digital solutions to small businesses across NSW and ACT. Penrith City and...

Flushed with opportunity

At 19-years-old, Castlereagh apprentice plumber Jake Buttigieg is ready to flush away the competition at the WorldSkills National Championships in Sydney next month. Over 400 competitors...

High Street businesses threaten to walk

For months, the sound of a jackhammer has replaced the conversations of customers for local businesses at the western end of High Street. Just as...

Chance to honour your favourite local business

Businesses in the local community do so much more than sell us goods and services. They're an integral part of every community and our...

Best beef in the west

As the old saying goes, ‘If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, then you’re lucky enough’. But for local Irish butcher Shay Stanley, it wasn’t...

Luxury living planned for Panthers site

A new urban lifestyle village is coming to Penrith with ESQ 1818, the residential quarter of the Penrith Panthers' Entertainment Precinct, receiving approval for...

Last Stop Pine: Popular furniture store to close its doors

It’s been 21 years since Bert Stradmann started his local furniture business, but after decades of serving the Penrith community, he’s decided it’s time...

Mooney on the move to old video store site

It’s been a busy two years for local real estate agent, Peggy Willcox. After opening Mooney Real Estate in 2016, the mum of two has...

Costco to build new warehouse in Kemps Creek

Retail giant Costco Wholesale has chosen to call NSW home, with plans to build its first Australian warehouse distribution headquarters in western Sydney, estimated...

Mums mean business!

After sharing three pregnancies together and a combined collective of 10 kids, local sisters-in-law Tenille Perceval and Naomi Bartak are trying their hand at...

On top of the financial world

Penrith local Tim Hayman has been recognised as one of the best financial advisers in the industry. Mr Hayman took out the coveted Financial Planning...

Diana Ferrari to close Penrith store on January 21

Footwear, clothing and accessories outlet Diana Ferrari will close its retail stores, including its Penrith location inside Westfield. The Penrith store will close on January...

Local jobs boost thanks to new Coles supermarket

Coles will create more than 100 new jobs when it opens its brand new store at Glenmore Park on Wednesday. The enhanced shopping experience is...

Golden opportunity at Penrith Lakes

It is set to become one of the largest water based urban parklands in Australia and now prospective purchasers will have the first opportunity...

Rejuvenated O’Donoghues up for 10 awards

Local Irish pub O’Donoghues at Emu Plains has been nominated for Hotel of The Year by the Australian Hotels Association NSW (AHA). This year, the...

Gina Field to end three year tenure as Chamber President

Gina Field is standing down as the President of the Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce. Ms Field confirmed this morning she would not be nominating...

Face of CBD continues to change

Penrith is a very different place to what is was just five years ago, and the business economy is thriving thanks to the collaborative...

Lights go out at local retail icon

After keeping the lights on for over 40 years, husband and wife business owners Bob and Ruth Moore are flicking the switch off one...

Businesses eat up McHappy Day challenge

It’s almost McHappy Day, and businesses across Penrith and the Hawkesbury are ready to compete to see who can raise the most money for...