Business

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...

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...

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...

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...