Community

Key intersection opened

The Erskine Park Road intersection with Mamre Road was officially opened on Wednesday by Penrith Mayor, Mark Davies, and Mulgoa MP, Tanya Davies. ...

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...

Cycling for a cause

In a little over a week, a number of local people will join thousands across the country as they cycle for the Great...

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...

Vital link promised

Further expansion of the Western Sydney Employment Lands, complemented with a $70 million investment in roads infrastructure was announced as the centrepiece of...

‘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...

Cornish out, backs Kelly

He’s the rising star of the Liberal Party in NSW, holds the seat of Penrith with a thumping majority and has just been...

Our Luke returns home

Penrith City Council paused for a minute’s silence tonight as a mark of respect to fallen soldier Lance Corporal Luke Gavin....

Another home invasion arrest

A second man has been arrested and charged over an alleged home invasion in Sydney’s west last month. ...

Local teens mix it with music’s best

It’s centre stage for two local teenagers, who will be working alongside some of the biggest names in music this Friday. Two 17-year-olds, Cameron Arnold...

Bike rider refused bail

Police have charged a teenager with Skye’s Law following a pursuit in St Marys yesterday. About 2.30pm on Saturday, local highway patrol police...

Veteran firefighter Phil Marsh calls it a day

Station Commander at Regentville Fire Station, Phil Marsh, has hung his helmet up and taken off his bright yellow uniform for the last time...

Bradbury backed Rudd

Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has confirmed that he switched camps in last night's Labor leadership ballot. In the showdown between Prime...

Missing memories discovered

Here’s a mystery better than any book Armand Sukhla may have on the shelves of his Penrith bookshop. Six months ago, a...

Lindsay falls to Coalition

Lindsay has fallen to the Coalition for the first time since Jackie Kelly was the local MP in 2007. Sitting...

From beauty queens to anti-violence crusaders

Local beauty queen, Kim Cancellier, is taking her passion for ending violence against women to a global level. The Ropes Crossing...

JB for Jamisontown

Despite more and more people opting to purchase products online electronics giant JB Hi-Fi is opening a brand new store at...

Man hurt in home invasion

Detectives are conducting inquiries after a man was seriously assaulted in a home invasion at Penrith. About 6.45pm yesterday, two unknown men...

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...

Age no barrier in City2Surf

The young in age and young at heart will be representing our region in the upcoming City2Surf this Sunday, August 14. From a determined young...

Slipping through the cracks

Western Sydney has one of the highest number of reports of children at risk of significant harm, yet the lowest rate in the...

Online jobs revolution

Western Sydney job seekers are turning to social media to find new employment – with outstanding results. Jobs Available Western...

Woolies set for ACCC battle

The price battle between Coles and Woolworths is benefiting families on a budget, but the rivalry between the two supermarket giants is as much...

Get ready for a spooky knock at the door

Glenmore Park’s streets will be riddled with blood-stained children, ghosts, witches, pumpkins and spider webs this weekend. The suburb is one of many places across...

Virbac opens new facility in Penrith

As part of a $10 million expansion and investment into their Penrith site, multinational company Virbac, opened brand new facilities last Friday that...

Ripples on the rise

Ripples Leisure Centre is making waves after winning the AUSTSWIM NSW Swim Centre of the Year Award. Aquatic Programs Coordinator Tania Khamhom said the award...

River office to close

The NSW Government plans to transfer responsibility for the Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers back to the NSW Office of Water, Member for Penrith...

Solar speed solution

Labor Candidate for Londonderry Prue Car and Shadow Roads Minister Walt Secord have endorsed an innovative new way to stop motorists from speeding...

Still much to learn

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

St Clair boy one of just nine in the world with rare disease

A six-year-old St Clair boy is one of just nine people in the world battling an extremely rare and degenerative disease where he can’t...

Chantelle bucks the trend

As a carpet layer, Chantelle Yeaman attracts a few puzzled looks whilst doing her work. Working alongside her dad for Image...

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....

Health, education is the focus

We may not feel the effects of the mining boom here in Penrith but we will feel the growth in education and health,...

Road horror: two killed

BREAKING NEWS:  Two people have been killed in separate accidents in the local area this afternoon. Shortly after 1pm,...

Residents rally against waste

Hailed a huge success, MP for Lindsay David Bradbury conducted a civilised and meaningful rally against radioactive waste being brought to Kemps Creek SITA...

War of words

Roads, rates, rubbish… and carbon tax. A spiteful war of words has erupted a week out from the Local Government...

Mayor: This is a full time gig

EXCLUSIVE: Greg Davies has declared he will be a full time Mayor, but it’s unlikely you’ll see him wearing the traditional...

Drowning in power costs

One of Penrith’s greatest tourism icons, the Whitewater Stadium, is struggling with electricity price increases forcing its management to even consider the viability...

Meals are a help

National Meals on Wheels Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in August each year. This annual celebration recognises the work of...

Showing pride in western Sydney

Pride and passion for Penrith and western Sydney is shining through a new Facebook, Twitter and Instagram campaign, #NewWS. Short for ‘New Western Sydney’, the...