Business

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...

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...

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...

Free help to continue

The Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury Business Enterprise Centres (BEC) will continue to service the local community after winning the NSW State Government’s...

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...
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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...

Golden opportunity at Penrith Lakes

It is set to become one of the largest water based urban parklands in Australia and now prospective purchasers will have the first opportunity...

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...

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...

Will the rush come?

Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is for my business to make more sales. It comes as no surprise that...

Surround yourself with A+ staff

I am a big believer that hiring the right staff is a very important part of the overall formula for business success. They are...

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...

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...

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...

Rejuvenated O’Donoghues up for 10 awards

Local Irish pub O’Donoghues at Emu Plains has been nominated for Hotel of The Year by the Australian Hotels Association NSW (AHA). This year, the...

Chamber calls for rate cut

Peak business body, the NSW Business Chamber, is disappointed that the Reserve Bank of Australia has left interest rates on hold at 4.25 per...

Recognised for work in siege aftermath

The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place in December last year had a traumatic impact on the hostages, families, police and paramedics involved. The 16...

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...

Falling off the edge: Iconic surf shop to close

Another long-standing Penrith business is to close its doors with surf and ski retail outlet Off the Edge to shut its iconic Station Street...