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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...

Payne comes out swinging

NSW Liberal Senator, Marise Payne, has blasted the Prime Minister and local MP David Bradbury over the introduction of carbon tax...

Bradbury sticks solid

EXCLUSIVE:  Lindsay MP David Bradbury is sticking by the policies that are threatening the stability of the Gillard Government. ...

The right formula

Penrith Christian School have showed they have the right formula when it comes to chemistry after their outstanding achievements at this...

Security guard threatened

Police are appealing to the public for assistance in identifying two men who threatened a security guard at a small Penrith...

Man assaulted at home

About 4.30pm on Sunday, September 11, a female and two males forcibly entered a residence in Madigan Drive, Werrington County and...

Famous walk's next step

The Great River Walk along Nepean River will soon become one of the “famous walks” of Sydney, according to Penrith Deputy...

Man slashed police car's tyres

A man is under police guard in hospital following an alleged pursuit yesterday.   About 4pm...

Hero father speaks

The father who came to his daughter's rescue in a Penrith apartment this week has spoken of his mad dash in...

Teen sex attack arrest

A man will face court next month charged with persistent sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy.  ...

Greyhound cruelty conviction

A Kingswood man has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty following an RSPCA investigation into his treatment of two greyhounds. ...

Assault charges laid

Sex Crimes Squad detectives have arrested a man following investigations into an alleged break-and-enter, sexual assault and stabbing at Penrith yesterday....

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...

Lewers is safe with us, says Council

Penrith City Council has missed out on a “major opportunity” by discarding a nomination to list the Penrith Regional Gallery and...

High St's race against time

Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) is in a race against time to secure funding for the revitalisation of the Penrith central business...

Wins for west

A Budget to rebuild NSW – that’s the phrase that was mentioned more than a few times on Tuesday as Treasurer,...

Police appeal after attack

Police have commended a mother and father for coming to the rescue of their 20-year-old daughter and 4-year-old granddaughter after a man broke...

Man stole bag

Police are searching for a man wearing a green jacket with white writing and a grey T-shirt after he stole a 38-year-old victim’s...

Man approached girl

Police are investigating an incident where a man in a white van has approached a young girl. The girl...

Closing for good

After 56 years St Marys clothing store, Jim Mills Menswear and Swimwear, is closing down. Paul Mills, who is the...
Staff outside the St Marys based business

Staff walk out

Negotiations between Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union members and Jeld-Wen owned, Corinthian Doors, have come to a standstill with workers striking today...

Woman assaulted in home

A police search is currently underway following the serious assault of a woman in her own home.   About 3pm...

Road horror: two killed

BREAKING NEWS:  Two people have been killed in separate accidents in the local area this afternoon. Shortly after 1pm,...

Spring Festival on tomorrow

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

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. ...

St Clair pursuit

Police from St Marys Local Area Command have arrested and charged a man after he allegedly led police on a pursuit and crashed...

Ready to rock

Everyone knows the childhood tale of Peter Pan, but what about the ‘Netherland… and Beyond’ version of the story? ...

Meals are a help

National Meals on Wheels Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in August each year. This annual celebration recognises the work of...

Charges over St Clair incident

It was lucky that students at St Clair Public School weren’t out in the playground when a homemade device exploded in the laneway...

Water safety push

As we approach the warmer months Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has joined with Laurie Lawrence in promoting the important Kids Alive...

Ring returned – 13 years later

Vickie Dick received the surprise of her life when St Marys police officer, Julie Stacey, called to say that her husband’s stolen wedding...

Our MasterChef returns

Masterchef contestant Jay Huxley told the Weekender earlier this year that he was going to give back to the community he grew up...

Libs dump councillor

Penrith City Councillor, Marko Malkoc, has been officially kicked out of the Liberal Party after he helped hand out flyers for an independent...

Is something out there?

The search for extra-terrestrial life continues as an astrophysicist from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) uses optical telescopes to detect signals. ...

Insurance scheme welcomed

With an 11-year-old son who has Down’s syndrome, Cathie Sayeed has first hand experience with support systems for people with a disability. ...

Fair Trading TV?

We could have a new form of entertainment on our television screens with Fair Trading inspectors catching dodgy people in the market place....

Suspended sentence growth

Instead of serving out their punishment in jail, more offenders, particularly women above the age of 35, are being allowed to have their...

Family held at gunpoint

A family of three has been held at gunpoint while their home on Redditch Way, Cranebrook, was robbed on Monday night. At...