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Guns found in unit

Police have recovered seven stolen firearms from a western Sydney home unit. Cleaners allegedly discovered the guns and a number...

Penrith set to swelter

A fire at Hickey's Lane in Cranebrook is finally under control tonight after signalling an ominous warning ahead of sweltering conditions tomorrow. ...

Girotto quits Australia First

Penrith City Councillor Maurice Girotto has resigned as a member of the Australia First Party, effective from October 31. ...

Knitting challenge exceeds expectations

This winter, The Creative Fringe set a challenge to locals to knit a square to go towards warm blankets to help our homeless. In true...

Cranebrook man shot dead

A Cranebrook man has been killed in a dramatic shooting at Blackett today. The man was standing outside a house in Boldrewood...

Future leaders share their views

A group of diverse young leaders voiced their opinions on our growing city on Monday in the first Inglis Clarke Circle event in...

Community gets behind brave Bobby

A Gala Ball will be held for Werrington County toddler Bobby Webber next month, as he continues the fight of his life despite doctors...

Road improvements on the way

Motorists are soon to experience safer travel on Mulgoa Road at Mulgoa with major maintenance work to improve the road staring this month....

Seniors the answer for golf club

Penrith Golf Club is just months away from submitting a development application to Penrith City Council to redevelop part of its land in a...

Wagons to be restored

Almost 100 years of history will be preserved with two of Penrith City Council’s authentic Bennett Wagons set to undergo repairs....

Big upgrade for local school

Mamre Anglican School has big plans for its school grounds with a brand new $2.7 million Seniors Studies Centre to be built in...

Real life baby sitters club

Want your child looked after for free? Join the real life baby sitters club ‘Knott The Sitters Club’. Formerly the Werrington Baby...

Londonderry author delves into mystery of time travel with new book

Local Londonderry author, John Peter Borgatti, has had his debut science fiction novel published. His book Time Paradox was released on Thursday and tells the...

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...

Plea from the heart

In the lead-up to his 20th birthday, 19-year-old Ben Marshall should be celebrating with his family at their Cambridge Park home but instead,...

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...

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...

Davies calls for bridge

Penrith Councillor Greg Davies is calling for the merits of a bridge from Penrith Lakes to Emu Plains to be investigated as the...

Man found dead in home

A report is being prepared for the Coroner following the death of a man in Colyton yesterday. Shortly after 3pm yesterday, police...

Council calls on O'Farrell

JUST IN: Western Sydney is growing fast and now is the time for the State Government to act on its promise...

Web boost for Cranebrook

Many residents and businesses in Cranebrook can now experience faster internet speeds on their ADSL service following infrastructure upgrades in the local area. ...

St Marys pizza stop robbed

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a pizza store at St Marys on Wednesday. About 9.20pm on Wednesday, a man entered...

Our drugs crisis

Despite a solid effort to curb drug supply and use in Penrith, local police and drug squad specialists are fighting an...

Local man's $3m surprise

A Londonderry man was a multi-millionaire and didn't know it. He won $3,000,000 in Lotto earlier this month, but his ticket was unregistered...

Boycotting Qantas

Brendan Byrne was among thousands of travellers stranded when Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce halted all flights across the world in...

Firefighters battle ferocious blaze at Kingswood

This afternoon a catastrophic grassfire broke out at Kingswood on Copeland Street, which within minutes was threatening a number of automotive businesses. ...

Jackie Kelly quits Liberals

It’s the political party she once served with passion and pride, but now Jackie Kelly says she’s quitting the Liberals. Serving as...

Heat warning over medicines

Some medicines lose their effectiveness when they’re stored above a certain temperature, so as hot temperatures his Penrith this week, independent organisation NPS MedicineWise...

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...

Queen Street upgrades future uncertain

The future of Queen Street is up in the air, now the company contracted for its upgrade has gone into receivership. Council awarded Hargraves Urban...

Family mourns death of boy

A Penrith family is mourning the loss of their 11-year-old son following a tragic crash on the NSW North Coast this...

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...

Protecting our kids

Each year White Balloon Day raises awareness of the thousands of children who are victims of sexual assault, encouraging the survivors to seek...

Community service after rampage

A 34-year-old man from St Marys appeared in Penrith Local Court after a night of drinking with his cousins turned ugly and resulted in...

Man pleads guilty over cruelty case

Yet another case of animal cruelty has been resolved in Penrith Local Court, which not only saw a win for the RSPCA, but...

Lakes future looks bright

A vision plan for the Penrith Lakes Scheme is only months away from the public consultation stage according to Penrith MP Stuart Ayres,...

Blair’s wearing a smile after winning t-shirt comp

Glenmore Park resident Blair Sayer is celebrating after he won a national competition when he designed his own logo that will eventually be printed...

Honours for Panthers duo

Panthers Group has congratulated Phil Gould and Di Langmack on their recent “Outstanding Community Service” awards.   Parliamentary Secretary to...

Guns stolen from St Marys

Police are appealing for information after several firearms were stolen from a gun club at St Marys last night. ...

UWS, staff on collision course

A University of Western Sydney (UWS) plan to cut the amount of ‘flex leave’ hours available to staff in half has prompted Union...