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Bryan's girl is our girl

It started out being just another concert for 20-year-old Glenmore Park resident Liesl Bamback but that quickly changed when her idol, Canadian superstar...

Big boost in dental care

Nepean Hospital is now home to the state’s third largest oral health centre after the brand new, $8 million clinic was officially opened...

Chantelle bucks the trend

As a carpet layer, Chantelle Yeaman attracts a few puzzled looks whilst doing her work. Working alongside her dad for Image...

Stink over sewage

Each time the sky is overcast, threatening a downpour, residents of Timgalen Avenue in South Penrith hold their breath, expecting the worst. ...

Bradbury to fund rally

Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has today announced he will fund a public rally to allow local residents to have their say...

Hospital works on hold

The lead developer on Nepean Hospital’s new mental health facility has gone into administration, leaving the projects at a standstill. National...

Faster, cheaper, better, says Turnbull

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is already under construction in Penrith, but the Coalition has promised local residents it will complete it faster...

Keeping an eye on rubbish

If in the next four weeks you see someone rummaging through your bins in the early morning, don’t be alarmed - it isn’t...

Mayor's show and tell

Penrith Council has launched a new booklet and DVD to promote the city on the back of its highly successful ‘Penrith is Here’...

Meet Steve and his stubbies

The Weekender went on a hunt this week to find Penrith’s ‘craziest collector’, and we didn’t have to travel very far to find...

Prepare your garden for winter

Autumn is here and before we know it, winter will have arrived but is your garden ready for the cooler weather that comes...

Access improvements at College

Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has helped officially open new disability access at the Lakes Christian College which was made possible through a...

You're the Voice

Your voice is something that you may take for granted until, like 48-year-old Erskine Park local Brenda Simmonds, you lose it. ...

Penrith to host Budget debate

The Penrith Business Alliance is set to host the first Federal Budget Debate in Penrith to mark the delivery of the Federal Government's...

More nurses under Libs, says Skinner

There are 4,000 extra nurses working in the state’s hospitals since the NSW Liberals & Nationals were elected to government, Health Minister Jillian Skinner...

Pollies go bananas over waste

The campaign against waste being brought from the former uranium smelter at Hunters Hill to Kemps Creek continued last week when Lindsay MP,...

Key intersection opened

The Erskine Park Road intersection with Mamre Road was officially opened on Wednesday by Penrith Mayor, Mark Davies, and Mulgoa MP, Tanya Davies. ...

Concern for missing child

Police have launched a public appeal for assistance to help find an 11-year-old girl who hasn't been seen since leaving her school earlier...

State Government to fund Arterial

Roads Minister Duncan Gay has announced that the State Government will fund the much needed Werrington Arterial and is now calling on the...

Gillard, and Bradbury, survives

For a few anxious hours today, Lindsay MP David Bradbury's political career was on the line. But as it became obvious that...