Monday, February 26, 2018

Community

Business growth stunted by unfair rules

A St Marys manufacturer is asking for a level playing field when it comes to importing and exporting raw materials. Concept...

Newsagency at Emu Plains robbed

Police from Penrith Local Area Command are appealing for the public’s help after a newsagent was robbed this morning.   A man and...

Students show care for others this Christmas

For over 15 years Penrith Anglican College students and teachers have rallied together to help support the less fortunate during Christmas, and it isn't...
Staff outside the St Marys based business

Staff walk out

Negotiations between Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union members and Jeld-Wen owned, Corinthian Doors, have come to a standstill with workers striking today...

Family held at gunpoint

A family of three has been held at gunpoint while their home on Redditch Way, Cranebrook, was robbed on Monday night. At...

Little collectibles, big passion

Jenny Wainwright and her two kids, Thomas, 4, and Thalia, 2, could almost be Australia’s biggest fan of Sylvanian Families. The Emu Plains family have...

‘Poppy Smurf’ retires after 40 years of helping others

He’s delivered 85 babies, survived near-death experiences and pretty much seen it all as far as triumph and tragedy is concerned. Now, after a 39...

Londonderry author delves into mystery of time travel with new book

Local Londonderry author, John Peter Borgatti, has had his debut science fiction novel published. His book Time Paradox was released on Thursday and tells the...

Bridge moves forward

A commitment from the State Government for extra funding and a revised location has won Penrith Council's support for the Nepean River Green...

Stepping up to the challenge

Orchard Hills Rural Fire Brigade (RFB) firefighters Emily Dal Santo and Gage Pitt are stepping up to help raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease. On...

Easter treat for Shirley

Glenmore Park resident Shirley Jenkins has won one of the most prestigious awards on offer at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show. Specialising in arts...

Police investigate robbery

Police are appealing for public assistance to identify two people responsible for the attempted robbery of a man in Werrington Downs yesterday. ...

Australia Day Honours: Passionate about Penrith, but proud of his heritage

Claremont Meadows resident Jim Tiberi was “flattered” to receive the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) this week as part of the Australia...

Iconic Chocolate Wheel’s 30th anniversary

The Saturday morning Chocolate Wheel run by local Lions Clubs is a Penrith institution, and it’s reached an incredible milestone – 30 years. Men and...

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...

Community spirit shines for Brendan

Brendan Sewell's life was on track for success and happiness when it took a tragic turn for the worst. Mr Sewell, 28, was diagnosed with...

Nepean Hospital patients grounded

High rise developments surrounding Nepean Hospital have caused the suspension of urgent life saving helicopter transfers to and from the already struggling hospital. Nepean Hospital...

Cows coming back to Penrith

Cows will be returned home to Emu Plains in the middle of this year. After cows were taken away as part of the preparation for...

How a tragedy drove Murray Scanlan to look out for others

A local hero, Murray Scanlan has been recognised for his commitment and outstanding work as a NSW Ambulance educator across the Penrith and Blue...

Steering drivers in the right direction

A joint initiative by Uniting Ability Links and The Ross Hutchison Foundation is helping people with disabilities drive towards their freedom. Nepean Blue Mountains Linker...