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Trolls targeted cheerleader

The Penrith cheerleader who took out this year’s Cheerleader of the Year title has revealed she was subjected to cruel social network trolling...

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. ...

Fitness 4 Autism returns to Jamison Park

It’s almost time to put on your joggers and deck yourself out in all things blue, as Fitness 4 Autism returns to Jamison Park...

Mix business and pleasure at golf day

A Golf Day raising money for two important local charities will take place at Penrith Golf Club next Friday, October 17. Presented...

Davies has change of heart

Councillor Mark Davies has announced that he will contest the Penrith City Council election, coming out of a rather short-lived retirement.  Cr Davies...

Quilting for a cause

Denise Haddrill and her never ending stash of fabric have been creating quilts for over 14 years, with most of her works being donated...

Ready to Relay: Major fundraiser returns

Even though Kingswood’s Karen Cutts said a final goodbye to her father last year, she is still determined to play a part in finding...

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...

We're not a dump

Local business owners along Queen Street in St Marys are pleading with the public to take responsibility for their waste after numerous incidents...

Airport issue raised as Hockey visits Penrith

Federal Shadow Treasurer, Joe Hockey, has indicated he is personally supportive of an airport at Badgerys Creek during a visit to Penrith this...

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...

Local couple building Hope

A selfless Penrith couple are packing up and flying to the tiny African nation of Uganda to build the first children’s home in...

Fun run with a colourful twist

A wheelchair-friendly fun run is set to leave the area’s disabled residents smiling, laughing and a rainbow of colour. Life Links...

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...

Bridge plan progresses

The Penrith community has the opportunity to be involved in the design process of the Nepean River Green Bridge – the $20 million...

Pensioner wants Cash Converters to pay

A grandmother from Cambridge Park is taking payday lender and pawn broker Cash Converters to the courts over claims she was illegally exploited...

Spring Festival on tomorrow (2)

Nearly 30,000 people are expected to celebrate the arrival of spring this Saturday when St Marys hosts its annual Spring Fair. ...

Man pretended to be his brother

A 19-year-old man was given five infringement notices and ordered to pay $800 in fines after he pretended to be his brother in order...

Boy hurt in explosion

A seven-year-old boy has been hospitalised after accidentally setting a gas cylinder on fire in his family home. Police, paramedics and...

Man shot by police

Police have shot a man believed to be involved in the theft of firearms from a gun club at St Marys...