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...

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...
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...

Cuteness Alert: My first Mother’s Day

Glenmore Park resident, Erin Daniela, said while she is excited for her first Mother’s Day, she is happy to just spend time with her young family. The mum of...

Mural turns heads at Nepean High

By plucking the colours of Nepean Creative and Performing Arts High School’s surrounds, Bali-based contemporary muralist Brad Eastman, aka Beastman, has created a building-sized...

Chamber donates $5k to Nepean Family Room

The Ronald McDonald Family Room at Nepean Hospital was presented with a cheque to the tune of $5000 today from the Penrith Valley Chamber...

Taleigha-Rose keeps defying the odds

Five-year-old Penrith girl Taleigha-Rose Musico has battled more than most of us do in a lifetime after she was born with half a heart. The...

Music for Life makes a huge difference in fight against brain cancer

A cancer in your brain the size of a tennis ball is not the news anyone wants to hear, but former sufferer Ann Willmington...

Walking for mum

One Glenmore Park family is coming together to walk in support of their mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago. Sisters Lisa Shanley...

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...

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...

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...

Don’t dart away from the challenge

Cancer Council NSW will hit the bullseye later this month with its annual Darts Challenge fundraiser. The fundraiser was created to help continue the conversation...

Queen Street upgrades future uncertain

The future of Queen Street is up in the air, now the company contracted for its upgrade has gone into receivership. Council awarded Hargraves Urban...

Kingswood dancer takes home top award

Kingswood resident Hannah Reimer has beaten out a group of dancing’s rising stars to take out the Outstanding Female Dancer award at the recent...

Revealed: Sinclair fought flames

As patrons fled the burning Log Cabin last Friday night, a distressed Ross Sinclair stood below the flames armed with a fire extinguisher....

Raising funds to fight Melanoma

It hasn't been an easy ride for Emma Dunlop, of Cranebrook, after she was told she had stage four Melanoma. Ms Dunlop is now hoping...

12-year-old girl assaulted

Penrith Police are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old girl was assaulted at about 7.40pm on Thursday, December 15. ...

100 not out: Lovable ‘Becky’ celebrates a very special milestone

Humour and modesty are the traits that Thora Lillian Underhill, better known to friends and family as ‘Becky’, is most known for. And it was...

Jail time for business and sporting identities

As part of National Youth Week, invited members of the community will be “doing time to stop youth crime” to raise funds for Penrith...

70 years of wedded bliss

A massive milestone will be reached for North St Marys couple May and Jerry Townsend when they celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary next Saturday,...

Fire rips through Llandilo and Cranebrook

Thick black smoke is swallowing the skyline, as a bush fire spreads through Cranebrook in the vicinity of Vincent Road and the Northern Road. Residents...

Sod turned for Quest Penrith

Thornton Estate in Penrith will be given a brand new hotel with construction officially commencing today, Friday, March 3. The development of Quest Penrith is...

New hub of excitement in Jordan Springs

Designed by the community, for the community, the new Jordan Springs Community Resource Hub has now been approved by Council. Construction is expected to commence...

Driving home an important message

Fusion Western Sydney will host ‘Sleep in Your Car’ for the fourth year, an event that’s run as part of National Homelessness Prevention Week. To...

Friends take on a mighty challenge

One in three people live in poverty but a team of four from Penrith are determined to help change that in any way they...

Despair at loss of Penrith icon

Police have established a crime scene at the Log Cabin following last night's devastating fire that has destroyed a Penrith icon....

Callum captures his future

A simple email provided 15-year-old Callum Meney with the opportunity to snap up prime position on the front page of Australian Wildlife Magazine’s latest...

Shondelle wants to be the UGLY-est

Far from ugly, the Milestone Hotel in Kingswood’s Shondelle O’Connor is trying to be the best UGLY bartender there can be. 31-year-old Ms O’Connor is...

Penrith provides perfect backdrop for top Castlereagh artist

Castlereagh artist Julie Simmons has won big at the 27th Combined Art Societies of Sydney (CASS) ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards Exhibition. Ms Simmons said she...