Council

Waste facility still causing smelly concerns

A smelly waste facility on Elizabeth Drive in Kemps Creek is on the radar of Penrith Councillor Mark Davies and Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies. A...

Reserve to be named after much-loved St Clair doctor

St Clair doctor, Liz Torrance, will be remembered by the community with a special memorial to be dedicated to her at a local reserve. Dr...

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...

Special visit from overseas students

Four high school students from Penrith’s Sister City, Fujieda, Japan, are visiting Penrith City for a three-week exchange to learn about Australian culture, visit...

Waste company fined $6000

Penrith Council has fined a waste collection company $6000 and issued a Clean Up Action Notice by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for...

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...

Schools focus on sustainability

Three local High Schools will start sustainability projects with funding they received after attending this year’s Schools for Sustainability event. Schools for Sustainability is a...

Council extends waste collection contracts

Current bin collection services for Penrith were to be reassessed in June 2017, but will now remain the same until June 2019. Penrith City Council...

And they’re off: Council by-election ballot drawn

The candidates for the upcoming Penrith City Council by-election in the South and East Wards have discovered their crucial ballot paper positions today. Over the...

New opera company set to hit a high note

Get a taste for the future of opera in western Sydney, as the newly formed Western Sydney Opera company treats Penrith to their first...

Desperate bid to preserve our history

The race is on to protect two of the region’s most important historical sites. Penrith Councillor Karen McKeown is leading the charge to have Castlereagh’s...
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Bringing the community together with culture

St Marys Community and Cultural Precinct has become a thriving hub of activity, with more than 170,000 visits since its opening two years ago....

Penrith by-election: Five must become two

Two thirds of Penrith will be heading to the polls tomorrow for the East and South Ward by-election. It’s a chance for residents to have...

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...

Science Park a step closer

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue has welcomed the NSW Government's Gateway Determination for the development of the Sydney Science Park at Luddenham, further cementing...

Green Bin winner announced

The winner of the Green Bin Bloke’s ‘Do the Right Bin’ competition has been drawn, and not only is the winner a great recycler,...

Chance to drop off old computers, TVs

Grab your old, broken and unwanted electrical items and bring them down to Jamison Park for Council’s Electronic Waste Drop-Off Day. Electrical waste can be...

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....

Councillor to contest Federal Election

Penrith City Councillor Maurice Girotto is to contest this year’s Federal Election after being preselected as the Christian Democratic Party’s candidate in the seat...

Council announces extra rubbish collections

Penrith Council is providing extra bin collections this Christmas to allow households to cope with any extra waste during the festive period. Council will provide...