Community

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...

Have a cuppa for cancer research

For the past 25 years, Cancer Council's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea has brought together millions of Australians to share a cup of tea in...

The greatest of walks

After 11 years, it’s safe to say that The Great Walk Foundation members have got their annual Bathurst to Blaxland trek down pat. But walker...

Fire stations open their doors

Locals around Penrith will be able to live a few hours in the life of a firefighter, as stations across NSW open their doors...

Red Cross reveals generations of recipes

Locals were able to get their hands on some special family recipes earlier this week, thanks to the Australian Red Cross Penrith Branch and...

On the road for charity

If someone told you they were driving a 1984 Subaru Leone across a distance of 3,800km, you’d probably think they were crazy, right? But that’s...

Preserving Penrith’s past

It’s no secret that the land in Penrith and its surrounding suburbs holds within it significant history of a time that once was. Uncovering and...

Wigs for Kids: Unique event will get people talking

We’re all familiar with fundraising drives, but one local business is encouraging long-haired locals to have a big chop at their hair raising event...

Locals bartering for food

In the backyard of local homes, many novice green-thumbs are looking back to our roots and engaging in old style bartering, making new friendships...

Ann’s community dedication honoured

With the help of Vintage FM staff, Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres left Ann Willmington completely stunned with a Community Service Award for her...