Community

Music for Life will be a night to remember

When Ann Willmington was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she refused to accept her fate even after doctors told her she had only 18...

Bikers show their soft side

Penrith Motorcycle Centre is going the distance for the children’s charity, Wings4kidz. 150 participants will ride four hours from Penrith to Windeyer as a way...

Show your support during Legacy Week

It started out in 1942 with the sale of buttons and stamps and, while the mechanise has evolved, the message during Legacy Week has...

Panthers gives back to the community

Generosity is at the heart of our community, and Penrith Panthers isn’t letting this go unnoticed. This year, $338,900 will be donated as part of...

Chance to pay it forward as vital service raises funds for new van

After watching a YouTube video with her family, Gen Jagt knew she needed to do something about the homelessness crisis in Penrith. Now, six years...

True community heroes

Devoted, selfless, reliable and passionate. These are just some of the words that describe three local residents who have made incredible contributions to their community. And...

Locals support homeless community as cold winter rolls on

Penrith is putting comfort back into the community with special initiatives during Homelessness Week. In an attempt to combat the cold, Penrith CBD Corporation’s Project...

65 years of true love

The old saying goes that a happy wife, equals a happy life and Ken MacGillivray has upheld this rule for the past 65 years. Well,...

Locals encouraged to discuss organ donation

It might be an uncomfortable conversation to have, but the Lions Club of Emu Plains is encouraging all locals to discuss organ and tissue...

Brick Show gives back to Penrith community with donation to NADO

The Sydney Brick Show put smiles on the faces of thousands of adults and kids when it rolled into Penrith recently, but the joy...

Skills and confidence for life

Local teenagers are gaining valuable life skills and confidence thanks to a newly established developmental program in Penrith. Skills 4 Life is run by the...

Walking challenge has a great Point

It’s not quite 500 miles, but for 12 hours, the team at OnePointHealth will be walking 100km in support of the Great Walk Foundation. Physiotherapist...

In the cold for a cause

The winter weather has hit and while many of us are enjoying our cosy beds and heartwarming dinners, others in the community don’t have...

Dolls and more on show

If you’ve already made plans this Sunday, you might want to reconsider because the annual Dolls, Bears, Craft and Collectables Show will be rolling...

Fundraiser won’t be a drag

Corpus Christi Netball Club will be holding a fundraising night with a difference next weekend at the Australian Arms Hotel in Penrith. Instead of hosting...

Charity golf day aims to raise more than $15,000 for cancer fight

Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club is teeing up for its annual Cancer Council charity golf day, to be held later this month. The event,...

Dog lovers unite for popular annual event

Dogs of all shapes and sizes will be taking over Orchard Hills next weekend as dog ownership goes up a fun notch. The annual Dogs...

Driving towards their goals

Students from Glenmore Park High School are turning trash into cash as they hope to raise enough money for a mini bus. Collecting cans and...

Cool change for charity

A cool change has reached Nepean Food Services with the opening of a new annex that will provide more fresh meals to the community. Manager...

PCYC gets on its bike

It’s the simple act of going for a bike ride, but a new PCYC program is set to have a significant impact on Penrith...