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Does fitness lead to love?

Imagine going for a jog and meeting the partner of your dreams.   Well fit2date is exactly that – it’s...

Sad memories of our first fallen

Until this week, the story behind Sergeant James Beatty was long buried in archived police gazettes and the long grass of St Stephen’s...

Smart idea will reduce travel times

Residents of Penrith who would normally commute to work will soon have the option to keep their jobs but work from Penrith. ...

Man killed by car

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a pedestrian in Penrith yesterday. About 3pm...

Bart battered at ICAC

Londonderry MP Bart Bassett has denied any knowledge of how his 2011 election campaign was funded during two damaging days in front of...

History: Hayden Theatres

Costing a whopping $2.5 million, Mike Walsh’s Hayden Twin Cinemas opened on the corner of Lawson and Henry Streets in Penrith on Friday,...

Still much to learn

                      An unaccompanied learner driver was caught by police performing an illegal manoeuvre...

Confusion as weekly tickets are dumped

There is likely to be major confusion at local train stations this morning, with a number of paper ticket options dumped from today. ...

Brawl at St Clair hotel

Three men have been charged following a fight at a hotel in St Clair. Police were called to the hotel on Mamre Road,...

Council helps out

Around 200kg of clothing was recently donated to The Salvos with Penrith City Council staff inspired by ‘Buy Nothing New’ month....

Penrith leads Sydney in housing growth

27.5% of all new residential subdivision approvals across Sydney’s Greenfield release areas were approved in Penrith over the last year. Figures released...

Man arrested over stabbings

Police have charged a man following investigations into two stabbings that occurred in Oxley Park and St Marys earlier this year. ...

David's important role

Penrith Police have welcomed Reverend David Riethmuller to the station as their new police chaplain. A service of investiture was held...

Abbott phones in

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott tonight spoke to thousands of local residents as part of a unique phone hook-up aimed at engaging with the...

St Marys Spring Festival cancelled

The annual St Marys Spring Festival has been cancelled due to the ongoing streetscape works on Queen Street. The Festival has run for more than...

Update on murder cases

Murder was the word at Penrith Local Court this week with three men facing murder charges appearing at the court in...

Ready to Relay

1,337 local people are gearing up to walk for the lives of their friends, family and fellow community members who are battling cancer....

Locals will be Running Scared

In what could resemble a scene out of Michael Jackson’s famous ‘Thriller’ video, the Sydney International Regatta Centre will be transformed into a...

Home invasion arrest

Police have made a major breakthrough in the investigation into a home invasion that ultimately led to the shooting of a...

Fitness at heart of fundraiser

Ready, set, go! If you’ve had trouble sticking to your New Year’s Resolution of getting fit this year, ‘Fit For Freedom’ is the...

Massive search for missing man

DEVELOPING NEWS: Police have mounted a large-scale search to locate a Glenmore Park resident who went missing on Saturday evening. Reijo Gronfors,...

Workers want bigger slice

Despite a financially tough time of year, workers at the Sargent’s Pies factory in Colyton took a stand on Monday, after being refused a...

Kelly ready to bring her A-game to election campaign

After announcing just weeks ago that she had quit the Liberal Party, former Howard Minister Jackie Kelly says she is ready to bring...

Man shot by police

Police have shot a man believed to be involved in the theft of firearms from a gun club at St Marys...

New Australians proud to call Penrith home

The desire to serve the country, to have greater opportunities for work and to raise their family with the best life possible drove...

NBN asbestos scare

Telstra and WorkCover are investigating a number of telecommunications pits after concerned residents reported that asbestos material was being left exposed in Penrith’s...

Council's tough CSG stance

Penrith Council has taken a tough stand against coal seam gas mining in the local region. Greens Councillor Michelle Tormey had...

Gaels cancel benefit night

A benefit fundraiser at the Penrith Gaels Club has been cancelled due to the unfortunate passing of the beneficiary. The fundraiser for Jim...

Major coup for CBD

In a massive coup for residents who wish to live in Penrith CBD, Astina apartments have been given the green light to proceed...

Upgrades have the WOW factor

Listeners now have the benefit of clearer sound and better reach after long-time Penrith community radio station WOW FM recently conducted a range of...

Former MP could face jail time

Former State Penrith MP Karyn Paluzzano could be in prison by the end of the year if she is not deemed suitable for...

Bowls day is a chance for community to get behind Penrith PCYC

Penrith Bowling and Recreation Club will host its annual Charity Bowls Day on Friday, February 24 to support Penrith PCYC. Following last year’s success of...

Greyhound cruelty conviction

A Kingswood man has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty following an RSPCA investigation into his treatment of two greyhounds. ...

Our hottest day

Today is officially Penrith's hottest day on record with the 46.5 degree maximum shortly after 2pm breaking the previous mark by half a...

Brothers hit the road for their dad

After seeing their father suffer with cancer, local brothers Grant and Adam Murrell, decided that they wanted to do something big to make a...

Medicare confirms Saturday trading will cease

The Medicare shopfront in Westfield Penrith will cease trading on Saturday mornings as of this weekend, in line with falling demand for extra weekend...

Little Big Dash returns to Penrith

Little Big Dash is returning to Penrith this August, offering an exhilarating obstacle adventure which puts the fun into physical activity for more than...

Kids in need can bank on BOQ

The team at Bank of Queensland (BOQ) Penrith took a trip back to their childhoods last week as they dressed up for their...

Every step counts for charities

Nine eager walkers have just returned from a strenuous five-day trek from Bathurst to Blaxland, the ninth annual walk for the Great Walk Foundation...

Rail conversation looms

Penrith residents are being urged to have their say on the future rail corridor from Badgerys Creek airport to St Marys, with the...