Business

Hazel’s seen it all, so furniture retailer’s closure comes as no surprise

John Cootes Furniture in Penrith will shut its doors for good by the end of the year. It is one of 12 stores that will...

World class indoor winter sports complex proposed for Penrith

Local developer and resident Peter Magnisalis has unveiled plans for an Australian-first ‘Winter Sports World’ in Penrith featuring an indoor ski slope designed to...

Hooters goes flat

Hooters Australia has once again gone flat, with the restaurant chain placed into voluntary administration for the second time in less than three years. According...

Bill’s loyalty adds up to remarkable milestone

If you were asked what model your first car was, would you be able to remember? How about how many kilometres it did, or the...

Bankwest to close Penrith branch

Bankwest has confirmed it will close its Penrith branch later this year. The closure of the branch, located inside Westfield Penrith, comes as the bank...

Starbucks confirms return to Penrith

Those that love a bit of extra sugar or spice in their daily brew will be rejoicing to learn that Starbucks is returning to...

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...