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Mother of two starts hot new career

With the threat of an early fire season this year, the region is getting prepared by welcoming three new firefighters to the area. After graduating...

Lock up your boss!

Seeing your boss behind bars in a jail cell is something many of us have dreamed about. Penrith PCYC is making dreams come true, encouraging...

Veronica’s new car comes at perfect time

After three months and 28,000 competition entries, one lucky woman is now the proud owner of a brand new 2015 Toyota Kluger. On Tuesday, Veronica...

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...

Christmas lights have extra sparkle

The Christmas spirit has arrived early this year, as Colyton local Sharon Peach and her family fundraise for the community. Boasting one of the largest...

Walking for the Greatest of causes

Battling blisters, bloody socks and steep inclines, 10 men are tackling the 170km trek from Bathurst to Blaxland all in the name of charity. At...

Care packages to brighten Christmas for our troops

Losing a loved one, no matter the circumstances, is always a difficult time in a person’s life. However, just as local Jessica Craig discovered, it’s...

PCYC gets on its bike

It’s the simple act of going for a bike ride, but a new PCYC program is set to have a significant impact on Penrith...

Fire at historic Log Cabin

Emergency crews are tonight battling a massive blaze at the historic Log Cabin hotel in Penrith.  ...

Callum captures his future

A simple email provided 15-year-old Callum Meney with the opportunity to snap up prime position on the front page of Australian Wildlife Magazine’s latest...

Your chance to vote for top cop

Now is your chance to vote for a deserving police officer in the St Marys region for Police Officer of the Year. The 2017 St...

World Cancer Day: Support is critical during tough times

At 27-years-old, Ali Monaghan went for a routine ultrasound to confirm her theory that she had a cyst in her right breast. Three days later,...

Stepping out of the shower and onto the stage

A group of local men from all walks of life and age groups have come together with their shared love of a cappella singing...

Concert aims to raise $20,000 for health project

Locals across Penrith and the Blue Mountains are being invited to immerse themselves in a night of cultural song and dance, all in the...

Locals support homeless community as cold winter rolls on

Penrith is putting comfort back into the community with special initiatives during Homelessness Week. In an attempt to combat the cold, Penrith CBD Corporation’s Project...

Opening their hearts – and kitchens

A hot, nutritious meal is hard to come by for the homeless and disadvantaged living in the local community, who often go days...

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...

Kingswood dancer takes home top award

Kingswood resident Hannah Reimer has beaten out a group of dancing’s rising stars to take out the Outstanding Female Dancer award at the recent...

Jill gives back to hospital

If you have been to Nepean Hospital in the past eight and a half years, you might recognise the smiling face of volunteer Jill...

How tragic loss is now helping others

When the daughter of Celeste Cannell's best friend was tragically lost to suicide at just 16-years-old, it affected her profoundly. Through her grief, she created...