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Three teens charged with assault

Police have charged three teenagers over the serious assault of two brothers on a train last night. Around 10pm last...

Pushing for Cooper

Inspirational Penrith athlete Nathan Pentecost will once again take on the enormous challenge of pushing his wheelchair for 100km around the Sydney International Regatta...

Answers sought on fatal crash

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a crash on the M4 yesterday morning where a cyclist died. Just after 7.30am...

Council's $850 million crucial call

It was an historic day on Monday, according to Penrith Councillor Robert Ardill, and not just because it was the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s...

Shuttle bus re-route

WEEKENDER FIRST: Penrith’s free shuttle bus service will be re-routed to include more central points in the CBD. ...

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...

Down to the wire

Most eyes are fixed on an extremely tight battle in South Ward as the uncertainty over the exact make-up of the new-look Council...

Heartland no more

The Labor Party is already cutting their losses in the lead-up to the next Federal Election with Treasurer, Wayne Swan, admitting that Lindsay is...

Warning over washing machines

Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe has issued an urgent warning about Samsung washing machines that pose a serious risk to consumers. Samsung...

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...

Water worry

It has taken four years but finally Nepean River regulars have been vindicated – the new Penrith Weir constructed in 2009 is draining...

Shorten on warpath over uni fees

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Deputy Leader Tanya Plibersek visited the University of Western Sydney Kingswood campus this morning to campaign with...

Local women find true independence

Three local women have recently started their journey of independence after they moved out of their family homes and into a purpose-built group home. Disability...

No Picnic for residents

The historic Fernhill Estate is planning to hold its second Picnic Races event in October, but local residents are concerned about possible environmental...

Historical trip of a lifetime

Two local residents will join Nepean Legacy to walk in the footsteps of the ANZACs later this year. Melissa MacCulloch, 25, and Stanley Massam, 22,...

CBD Corporation has eyes on future

Penrith Council has endorsed the new three-year plan for the Penrith CBD Corporation, including a new Deed of Agreement to secure funding for...

Providing a real community connection

Crowds were flowing into the hallways of the Community Connections building in Henry Street last Wednesday, for the launch of western Sydney’s newest multicultural...

St Marys couple named Grandparents of the Year

Local residents Marjorie and Graham Elphick have been named the NSW Grandparents of the Year. NSW Minister for Ageing John Ajaka today awarded the NSW...

Funding helps close the gap

Local Indigenous children will be given the best possible start in life thanks to the dedicated team at Nepean Community and Neighbourhood Services (NCNS). NCNS...

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...