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Women fly high

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, newly reopened women’s networking group, Women With Altitude, is hosting a special luncheon focusing on the...

Upgrades have the WOW factor

Listeners now have the benefit of clearer sound and better reach after long-time Penrith community radio station WOW FM recently conducted a range of...

Making their Marc on Penrith

It’s already played a role in changing the cafe culture of Penrith, now Henri Marc is ready for its next challenge. After two years of...

Federal funds for BEC

Small business operators in Penrith will be able to access low cost business coaching and mentoring services through the Penrith Business Enterprise Centre...

End of an era as Fowler family exits Wallacia Post Office

After 107 years and eight months in the Fowler family, the Wallacia Post Office is in new hands. Since John Fowler and his wife, Ethel,...

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...

Chamber's honour

They are names steeped in Penrith’s history and now the Lamrock and Freeburn families have been given a special honour that pays tribute...

Cupcake discount for local women

Mrs C's Cupcakes will be giving back to the women of Penrith when they take part in Kyle and Jackie O's equal pay day...

New tool for businesses

Minister for Small Business, Katrina Hodgkinson and Mulgoa MP, Tanya Davies, have launched a new resource to help local small businesses. ...

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...

Tackling big issues

Increasing superannuation contributions, the carbon tax and payroll tax remain the sticking points for small businesses in western Sydney. On Tuesday...

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...

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...

Changing the rules

TNT Express (TNT) has launched a revolutionary new recruitment campaign aimed at doubling female participation in its workforce. Believed to be...

Abbott's business talk

Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott will be the guest speaker at the next Business Matters Luncheon organised by the Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce. Mr...

Jonny nails it on international stage

One Penrith nail technician has set a high standard, taking out a top nail award against competitors from six countries. Jonny Diep Pham, from Nailicious...

Out in the cold

The businessmen and women of Penrith may wear suits during the day, but come June 1 they will be rugged up in beanies...

Boosting China links

The Chairman of the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) and his Deputy, Clr Jim Aitken, recently met with a senior delegation of trade union...

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...

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...

End of an era

For brothers Dennis and John Scott, the sale of their famous business in Penrith is not about their remarkable history in the region,...

Penrith prepares for hardware war

Masters Home Improvement is moving to Penrith and if location means anything, it is making its intentions clear. Masters will be located right in the...

Council could stop shortcut

Customers could soon be stopped from sneaking across lanes on Woodriff Street into the Nepean Village car park if Councillor Bernard Bratusa gets his...

PBA enters election debate

With the Federal Election to be called any day now, Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) will launch their Federal Election Advocacy Program next week....

Dunheved overhaul

An $8 million link road connecting the northern and southern precincts of Dunheved Business Park is the centrepiece of Penrith Council’s revitalisation strategy...

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...

Winners are grinners

Last month, small businesses from across Australia delivered an impressive array of entries for the 2012 National Small Business Champion Awards, but it was...

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...

PBA driving Penrith

The Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) is gearing up for another successful year after presenting to Penrith City Council on Monday night its plan...

Massage rebates could be scrapped

Sore muscle sufferers could be paying more for massages if the Federal Government scraps rebates to private health insurance providers for the natural therapy. The...

Penrith’s ABC Shop closes its doors

The ABC Shop in Westfield Penrith has closed its doors for good after 23 years in Penrith. From DVDs and books, to pop culture and...

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...
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No longer handy

Three quarters of Australian women believe men are less handy today than 50 years ago, according to a Hire A Hubby survey. The survey,...

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...

Not small in voice

Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce has thrown its weight behind a campaign to have small business recognised by policy makers. ...

EXCLUSIVE: Harris Farm to close Westfield Penrith store

Another iconic retail outlet is closing in Penrith, with Harris Farm Markets to shut its Westfield Penrith store. The Western Weekender can reveal that Harris Farm...

Apprentice boost

Endeavour Energy has welcomed 45 new apprentices who will help deliver an $11.5 million per week upgrade to western Sydney and the Illawarra. ...

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...

iFraud concern

Telecommunications providers look set to face a significant spike in bad debt as the iPhone 5 enters Australian stores, according to business research specialists,...

Push for Boxing Day trading

NSW Treasurer Mike Baird is keen to see small businesses given the opportunity to open their doors on Boxing Day and benefit from...