Community

Students show care for others this Christmas

For over 15 years Penrith Anglican College students and teachers have rallied together to help support the less fortunate during Christmas, and it isn't...

Olive's Wright attitude

It takes a lot for an ordinary person to give up their days to help others but Olive Wright is not your ordinary person;...

UWS freezes student fees

The University of Western Sydney has today become the first university in NSW to freeze student fees - moving to ensure its students...

Cycleway nearly complete

Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres today announced that work on the cycleway along Castlereagh and Mulgoa roads in Penrith, between Jane and Batt streets,...

Pain for voters at Penrith pre-polling

"Australians can start pre-poll voting in the 2016 Federal Election, but not if you have a disability," according to local man David Currie. Mr Currie...

"Worst case" of cruelty

A local wildlife rescuer said she encountered the worst incident of animal cruelty she has ever seen when she rescued a...

Spring into garden festival

To make sure your garden is in full bloom this spring, Penrith City Library is hosting its annual free Spring Gardening...

Boy hurt in raceway crash

A two-bike motocross crash left a boy unconscious with head injuries at the Nepean Raceway at Agnes Banks today. CareFlight’s trauma team...

Plea to parents over smoking

Family friendly no-smoking signs have been installed at 21 local schools to discourage smoking on and outside school premises. The initiative...

Roaring anniversary for local Lions

Emu Plains Lions Club are celebrating 25 years of service within the community. Members can be seen humbly supporting local families...

Dangerous roads to be fixed

Three vital roads projects in Penrith will be completed thanks to the latest round of Federal Government Black Spot funding. Lindsay...

Life after Kevin

Following the removal of Father Kevin Lee last month, a new priest has been appointed to Padre Pio Glenmore Park Parish. ...

Connecting to a lesson or two

The Penrith Library and Nepean Community College Digital Hub is up and running after classes began on February 11. The Digital Hub,...

Mothers 'pay it forward' to local cafe

Paying it forward to their local cafe, parents from the Nepean area have donated children’s toys to Sapphire’s Cafe in Glenmore Park. Members of the...

History: Never forgetting Sarah Marshall

It’s one of Penrith’s oldest and greatest mysteries that still has people talking to this day. It’s the grave of Sarah Simpson (nee Marshall), which...

New roundabout to reduce crashes

Construction has commenced on a new roundabout on Maxwell Street at the intersection with Aspen Street in South Penrith. Penrith City...

Thanks, but no thanks

A  local resident is out of pocket over $150 after she was summoned to only half a day’s worth of jury...

Roadside surgery at Wallacia

A doctor was forced to dramatically perform surgery on a man as emergency service workers attempted to free him from the...

Major coup for CBD

In a massive coup for residents who wish to live in Penrith CBD, Astina apartments have been given the green light to proceed...

Tributes flow for Gough Whitlam

An instigator of social change, the legacy of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has greatly shaped Australia. But while his...