Community

Upgrade finally underway

Cranebrook residents will breathe a sigh of relief as construction finally starts on the dangerous Sherringham Road intersection with The Northern Road. ...

Mixed response amongst voters

Election fever overtook Penrith this morning as every adult flocked to their local polling booth in order to have their say on who they...

Abbott sweetens the pot

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has sealed the fate of Lindsay by promising the biggest local spend of the campaign. In his...

How accepting help changed Christel’s life

Turning 81-years-old in September, Penrith’s Christel Fooks has spent her life looking after others, but now struggles to accept the help back in her...

Magic 10,000

It feels like time has been slipping through their fingers, but the Orchard Hills residents opposed to the dump have scraped...

Science Park proposed

In what has been described as the “most exciting project” in Penrith this year, the Baiada family group of companies is seeking to...

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,...

Local Lions facing dire membership crisis

Without new members, the Lions Club's long-time service to the local community, donating thousands of dollars to those in need, may not last...

RSL set to awaken

The sleeping giant of clubs in western Sydney is set to be awoken this year with major redevelopments and initiatives planned...

Council set to reject Parkview plan

Penrith Council looks again set to oppose plans for the former Panasonic site on Station Street. Owners of the vacant 7.8...

End of an era as Nepean Belle sold

It's the end of an era in Penrith with confirmation tonight that the Wakeling family has sold the iconic Nepean Belle. The...

We will remember

 From the prayers dedicated to the fallen, the sound of the Last Post and the laying of wreaths, Penrith’s Remembrance Day was a...

Drug arrests at Penrith festival

Police have charged a number of people following a dance music festival held at Penrith last night. ...

Business up in flames

After 27 years of growing his business, Peter Brennan was devastated when he received a phone call very early on Monday morning, informing...

Waste debate flares again

A war of words has erupted over the future of radioactive waste from the former Hunters Hill uranium smelter that has left Kemps...

Government assistance to locals

Minister for Emergency Management, Robert McClelland, has announced that the Australian Government is providing natural disaster assistance to western Sydney communities...

Giving back to those who saved him

For most, running the gruelling City2Surf would be one of the greatest challenges you could confront. But for James Caspar, it was a...

Charity house fetches $783,000

Following a competitive and nail-biting auction, the Build for a Cure house has sold for $783,000, where proceeds will be donated to Children’s...

Kelly in Council tilt

Former Lindsay MP Jackie Kelly is set to make a dramatic comeback to politics and contest this September's Council election. The Sun...

State Government to fund Arterial

Roads Minister Duncan Gay has announced that the State Government will fund the much needed Werrington Arterial and is now calling on the...