Business

Cranebrook’s last man standing

Talk about taking a stand. Cranebrook-based business Chivers Cakes has refused to be beaten down by big development. Despite the Cranebrook Shopping Village becoming a virtual...

Gina Field nominated for top award

Penrith's Gina Field has been nominated for the prestigious NSW Business Woman of the Year Award. Mulgoa MP and Minister for Women Tanya Davies this...

Future of Masters site on Mulgoa Road becomes clearer

The former Masters site on Mulgoa Road is to be turned into a homewares and electrical needs retail centre and is set to open...

Shop rises from the ashes

The owner of Body Beyond Belief in Penrith said he won’t give up on his business after a fire tore through the premises late...

Backing small business

Small business will be championed through the inaugural Back to Business Week. Back to Business Week will run from February 26 to March 4, in...

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...

New approach to healthcare launched in Penrith

The Penrith region is the home of an innovative new approach to healthcare, that now offers a range of health services all under the...

Hot offer for local businesses

Innovative co-working space The Creative Fringe is offering a ‘pay what you want’ initiative for a desk through the month of March. The initiative aims...

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...

Defence industry fuelled by local business

A local herself, Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne was delighted to visit one local business that is literally fuelling the Defence industry. Penrith-based petrochemical...

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...

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...

Nathan Rees makes a comeback

Former NSW Premier and Labor Party leader Nathan Rees is back in the spotlight. His role as Premier between Morris Iemma and Kristina Keneally in...

End of an era as George Rabie shuts up shop after 40 years in...

One of Penrith’s oldest and most successful businesses, Little & Rabie Betta Electrical, is closing its doors at the end of the month. Owner George...

Growing business wins top award

After growing the business from the ground up, Goldenfield Growers in Wallacia has been named Produce Grower of the Year at this year’s Sydney...

Making property ‘pop’: Husband and wife team’s new look

One of Penrith’s real estate agencies has gone through a major transformation, ditching the traditional blue for a vibrant pink you can’t miss as...

Investor snaps up key piece of Mulgoa Road real estate

A private investor has beaten others to the punch after he snapped up the large format retail building along Mulgoa Road that currently houses...

From flipping burgers to a business leader

Local McDonald’s licensee, Ian Garton, has been recognised for his 40 years of service with McDonald’s and as a great example of the career...

Call for hotels

Hosting the 2013 Samsung Rowing World Cup at the International Regatta Centre has been heralded as a great coup for Penrith, with an...

End of an era as Schubach’s closes its doors after 77 years

It’s the end of an era for local Penrith business Schubach’s Newsagency after the owners of the 77-year-old store shut up shop today. John and...

Popular couple to bid farewell to long-standing local florist

For over 50 years, Robyn Farr has helped us celebrate good times and offered compassion during tough times through her beautiful floral arrangements. Owners of...

Veronica’s new car comes at perfect time

After three months and 28,000 competition entries, one lucky woman is now the proud owner of a brand new 2015 Toyota Kluger. On Tuesday, Veronica...

The search for Penrith’s best burger

“Penrith lacks good burgers. We want burgers. We crave burgers. Please give us burgers.” This is the plea from one Penrith local who desperately wants...

Property Central announces expansion

Two of Penrith's top real estate agencies are becoming one, as Century 21 Mulgoa joins the Property Central family. Property Central Managing Director Lee Waterhouse...

News Local axes Tuesday Penrith Press

News Local has axed the long-running Tuesday edition of the Penrith Press newspaper. The final Tuesday edition of the paper was released today, with News...

Mixing family and business is just fine with the Malings

A Penrith couple have taken over ownership of Donut King at Southlands Shopping Centre, all with their family in mind. Kevin and Carol Maling, who...

Exclusive: News Corp to close Penrith Press office; staff moved to Parramatta

News Corp will close the High Street office of the Penrith Press in a shock move that will see local staff relocated to Parramatta. The...

Masters stores set to close

More local jobs are on the line after Woolworths today confirmed it planned to exit its home improvement business, Masters. A search has commenced for...

Pharmacy rises from the ashes

Almost six months after his store went up in flames, Hanif Adam’s Werrington County Pharmacy is back open for business. In July, Mr Adam was...

Bitcoin revolution comes to Penrith

You might have never heard of it before, but Downtown Brooklyn is pushing Penrith into the future by accepting Bitcoin as a payment method...