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...

‘Buddy bench’ has an important message

Cambridge Park High School installed a ‘buddy bench’ this week in the hopes it will promote a happier playground environment for children at the...

A place to call home

The first residents of the newly built Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD) Penrith group houses moved into their new home last week, ready to...

Crowing about the New Year

Chinese communities worldwide will welcome the Year of the Rooster at Chinese New Year celebrations on Saturday, January 28. From 10am to 12pm, Jordan Springs...

Grant will result in more meals for homeless

The thought of making 100 hot meals a night might be exhausting for some, but Lana and Roger Borg of Mama Lana's Community Foundation...

Support available for those in need this Christmas

The countdown to Christmas has begun, but for many Penrith families the festive season brings additional stress and financial hardship. Fortunately, local charities and support...

Going red for a good cause

SIDS and Kids are urging locals to get behind the 28th Red Nose Day this Friday, June 24. Products for purchase this year are looking...

Emu Plains community lashes out over proposed maximum security prison

Over 100 furious residents attended a public meeting last night, regarding a NSW Government proposal to increase the number of inmates at Emu Plains Prison. "They're...

Sinclair may sell Log Cabin

  Ross Sinclair fought the fire himself for 30 minutes to try and save his beloved Log Cabin, but now the owner of...

Cold weather prompts call for clothing donations

With the temperature dropping and winter creeping in, Penrith CBD Corporation has launched its annual Homeless Winter Appeal. This year’s appeal, #ProjectWarmth, has Penrith CBD...

Fixing her broken heart

While for many, February 14 is a day for celebrating love, for thousands of Australian families, the day holds a much more significant meaning. For...

11-year-old’s push for skate park may become reality

Thanks to 11-year-old Brock Jurd, Penrith Council is looking into providing a skate park behind Cambridge Gardens Public School. It comes after the young Cambridge...

New community group aims to bring local women together

Women of the Penrith area are being welcomed with open arms into the Jordan Springs Women’s Community Group. Director of the group, Laura Watson, has...

Family room helps hundreds every day

Business representatives from the area were treated to a special tour of the Ronald McDonald Nepean Family Room this week as a thank you...

New science school for Luddenham

Luddenham will be home to the country's first STEM-focused school which will be built inside Sydney Science Park. Officially announced today by NSW Premier Gladys...

Restoring dignity for women in need

Every month, vulnerable and at risk women without access to proper sanitary items experience unthinkable indignities during their period. Kirstie Munn, a local volunteer of...