Council

And they’re off…

And they’re off... literally. Owner of the prestigious Fernhill Estate, Brenda Tripp, has committed to work through compliance issues to make sure the Fernhill Picnic...

Council to celebrate Re-imagine Ageing festival

Penrith is celebrating the Re-imagine Ageing festival in March. The festival is a chance for the community to get together and enjoy an exciting...

Cemetery battle a fight to the death

Penrith Council’s staunch opposition to a proposed cemetery at Fernhill Estate remains steadfast, despite recently meeting with a proposed developer. Councillor Ross Fowler said representatives...

Youth Week 2013

Kick start your imagination to plan an amazing Youth Week 2013 event and you could score some funding to help make it a success....

Cornish fears terror on our doorstep

They are the visions seared into our heads – innocent pedestrians covered in white sheets, ploughed down by trucks or vehicles driven at the...

Cornish’s colour conundrum

As more buildings pop up to house residents and businesses flocking to Penrith, a new variety of brightly coloured buildings are entering the area. Councillor...

Council to remove trees at cemetery

Penrith Council will remove 16 White Cedar trees from Emu Plains Cemetery after they were inspected and deemed to pose a risk to visitors. The...

Lakes plan angers Crameri

A proposal to allow trucks to enter the quarry at the Penrith Lakes Scheme from 6am has revved up Penrith Councillor Kevin Crameri. "That means...

Halls for hire

With some 40 neighbourhood facilities across Penrith City available for hire, community groups can apply now to secure their preferred regular meeting space ready...

Council bans circuses with exotic animals from operating on its land

Circuses with exotic animals have been banned from operating on Penrith City Council land in an historic move. Council this week voted to adopt their...

Council gives green light to Jimmy Barnes concert at Fernhill

Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes is set to play in our own backyard when he performs in a boutique-style concert at Fernhill Estate this...

Locals want shopping centre to stay open

Penrith Councillor John Thain is leading a 2500-strong army who have petitioned against the complete closure of the Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre while it...

Women urged to speak up

While it shouldn't take a concerted effort to ensure women have a voice, Penrith Council has taken the step to make sure of it. Later...

Cheque to help local charities

Penrith City Council has presented a cheque worth $1,500 to the Great Walk Foundation to support the ongoing fundraising of the organisation for local...

Cemetery a dead certainty for golf club site at Wallacia

Wallacia golf course could be no more as early as next year with Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust set to acquire the 44 hectare site. Currently...

Mulgoa Road or Las Vegas?

Mulgoa Road has been compared to the Las Vegas main strip in a Penrith Council meeting that reassessed its position on movable signage. Councillor Mark...

Commuter parking crisis extends to St Marys

Councillor Todd Carney has urged Penrith Council to investigate ways to alleviate the commuter car park crisis currently engulfing St Marys. The East Ward representative...

Public to have its say on Islamic school proposal

Residents will get to have their say on the proposed development of Penrith’s first Islamic School, with Council confirming it will host a public...

Questions raised over music festival

After almost doubling in size since its inception in 2009, Defqon.1 could face an uncertain future. The annual music festival began as a one time,...

Council aims to keep us safe

Penrith City Council will soon be implementing a new Community Safety Plan to ensure residents continue to feel secure in their own homes and...