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Walking tall despite challenges

When cancer survivor Emma Dunlop set her sights on walking the Great Wall of China, it was something she desperately wanted to do. Now...

Golfers urged to tackle sun safety

Penrith golfers are being urged to make sun safety a priority. Joining over 70 other golf clubs across the state, Penrith Golf Club has come...

True community heroes

Devoted, selfless, reliable and passionate. These are just some of the words that describe three local residents who have made incredible contributions to their community. And...

Revolution in high blood pressure treatment

An innovative procedure being performed at Nepean Hospital is changing the lives of people living with high blood pressure, who are resistant to...

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...

Community rallies behind brave Ziad

St Clair youngster Ziad Soltani will undergo life saving surgery next week to remove a fast growing brain tumour, with the community rallying behind...

A $1000 car. A cross-country trip. What could possibly go wrong?

Glenmore Park’s Blues Brothers, Shane Kerr and Jason Chapman, will drive a run-down car across some of Australia’s most arduous roads – all for...

Cherry on top for local author

When Penrith’s Stephanie May wasn’t getting the acting work she was searching for, she took matters into her own hands. Instead of being in front...

Ann’s community dedication honoured

With the help of Vintage FM staff, Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres left Ann Willmington completely stunned with a Community Service Award for her...

March for melanoma in March

For the first time in Penrith, locals can head to Jamison Park to raise money for melanoma research. Host of ‘March for Melanoma’, Debbie Henry,...

‘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...

Celebrating a special Nanna

Christmas has come early for one deserving Nanna, Julie Albury, who has been recognised for her dedication to the community. For the past three and...

Cold weather prompts call for clothing donations

With the temperature dropping and winter creeping in, Penrith CBD Corporation has launched its annual Homeless Winter Appeal. This year’s appeal, #ProjectWarmth, has Penrith CBD...

Trivia night to launch Relay For Life 2018

Trivia lovers and locals bursting with knowledge are invited to O’Donoghues for the Penrith Relay For Life 2018 Launch this Tuesday, January 23 at...

Driving towards their goals

Students from Glenmore Park High School are turning trash into cash as they hope to raise enough money for a mini bus. Collecting cans and...

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....

Australian Ballet brings free performance to Penrith

The magic and the beauty of ballet is coming to Penrith with a free outdoor performance at the picturesque Sydney International Regatta Centre. On Friday,...

Music for Life makes a huge difference in fight against brain cancer

A cancer in your brain the size of a tennis ball is not the news anyone wants to hear, but former sufferer Ann Willmington...

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...

Generosity comes full circle

Not all superheroes wear capes, and Michael Ball and the team at MBR Realty have been quietly helping the local community since January 2014. Since...