Business

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...