Community

Juniors take over Council

Penrith Council will be left in the hands of 15 talented and capable students for celebrations marking Local Government Week. The annual...

Push for better arts funding

The NSW Government is reviewing funding of the arts, and the new CEO of the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Hania Radvan, is...

Marble marvel

The story of a sewing machine repairman from Kingswood winning the Australian Marbles Championship title would be unique enough. But when you...

Vital link promised

Further expansion of the Western Sydney Employment Lands, complemented with a $70 million investment in roads infrastructure was announced as the centrepiece of...

Important funds raised for LPF

The Luke Priddis Foundation, supporting children with autism spectrum disorders, has received a cheque for $29,547 from the Bank of Queensland after a...

Bollygum on brink of collapse

Bollygum Childcare Centre in South Penrith has been placed into administration, further complicating issues for staff who are still owed wages for a...

Palmer's assault on Lindsay

There’s a new entrant in the battle for Lindsay with Clive Palmer announcing his new political party will contest the seat at the...

Residents rally against waste

Hailed a huge success, MP for Lindsay David Bradbury conducted a civilised and meaningful rally against radioactive waste being brought to Kemps Creek SITA...

Carbon tax bites businesses

Local business owners, Michael and Brenda King are calling for the Federal Government to increase pressure on third world countries to improve their...

Funding commitment is a game-changer

Penrith is one step closer to being the home of a $53 million sporting and community centre that will change the sporting landscape...

Our coffee champion

Penrith is officially home to Australia's best coffee after local Melissa Hall was crowned national barista champion. The 21-year-old won the grand...

Family doctor under threat

The Federal Government has forgotten the importance of a personalised doctor-patient relationship, according to local doctors, who are now taking action. In...

History under threat

A piece of Penrith’s rich history could be lost forever if the Penrith Lakes Development Corporation (PLDC) is allowed to proceed with plans...

Unlocking the river

Public consultation to develop a masterplan for the public space either side of Nepean River is in full swing. ...

Skye's Law charge after pursuit

A disqualified driver has been arrested following a pursuit overnight. About 11.30pm last night, police were patrolling in Forrester Road, St...

Knitting with love and care

Women from across the Penrith area selflessly meet together once a month to bring warmth to those who have been left out in...

Abbott phones in

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott tonight spoke to thousands of local residents as part of a unique phone hook-up aimed at engaging with the...

Families forced from their homes

Two Penrith families have been evacuated from their homes amid fears they have been exposed to asbestos by Telstra contractors remediating pits for...

Emergency briefing over unit proposal

Residents and Councillors have expressed concern about a proposal to build a multi-storey development in Glenmore Park. Stockland Development is looking...

Memorial to be restored

A collaboration between all three levels of government will see the First World War Memorial Rotunda in Victoria Park completely restored before ANZAC...