Council

New parking restrictions likely for Emu Plains

New 30 minute parking zones are set to be implemented along Russell Street at Emu Plains, pending consent from police and the Roads and...

Does size matter in Glenmore Park?

Amid debate on whether the move will be beneficial for prospective buyers or not, Penrith Council has moved a recommendation to change the size...

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...

More CBD parking chaos

The two car park ramps in Allen Place car park in the Penrith CBD have fallen victim to ‘concrete cancer’, forcing Penrith Council to...

Let the true costs be known

Community facilities that are durable come with a large price tag according to Penrith Council. In response to public perception that...

Council switches on to new lights

Night time training and exercise at Jamison Park will become a whole lot easier with brand new lights and a lighting control system...

US Consul General visits Penrith

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler has welcomed US Consul General Hugo Llorens to the local area. Mr Llorens, who was the guest of...

Sports ground closure update

Four of the five local sports ovals temporarily closed last month for public safety are on track to reopen for sport and community use...

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...

Council's border bid

There was bipartisan, unanimous support from all councillors on Monday night to approach neighbouring local government areas with a proposition to expand Penrith Council’s...

Mixed response to White Paper

The State Government's highly anticipated White Paper on new planning laws for NSW has received a mixed reception from the local community. Penrith...

River siestas launched

To celebrate the Rowing World Cup, the beautiful Nepean River will be transformed into the perfect place for residents to siesta on a...

Council delivers with new parks

Penrith City Council is doing its bit to encourage healthy and active lifestyles amongst our youth, with investment in a spate of playgrounds...

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...

China friendship boosted

Penrith has always enjoyed a strong friendship with China, and now the relationship could pave the way for lucrative international trade and investment opportunities....

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....

Welcoming new residents

Moving to a new area can be overwhelming and especially difficult if you don’t have an established network of friends or contacts. ...

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...

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...

Council wins top award

Penrith City Council has taken home the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Overall Sustainable Council Award for 2012 for their environmental plan ‘Sustainable Penrith...

Special visitors

Glenmore Park Child and Family Centre was under the international spotlight last week when a delegation of 21 childcare centre directors from Korea toured...

Get fit in Glenmore Park

Penrith residents will soon be able to get active and fit with new outdoor fitness zones and trails being installed in Glenmore Park over...

Are you our next Mayor?

Primary school students who live or go to school in Penrith City are encouraged to make their pitch to be either Junior Mayor or...

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,...

Putting books together

Budding authors aged 9 to 12 will learn how books are put together from first idea to publication in the holidays. They’ll get to...

Greener computers

A number of Council employees are now using environmentally friendly computers thanks to an ongoing agreement with Dataflex, an authorised supplier of ‘Green’ Acer...
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International partnerships continue to benefit Penrith City

Penrith City’s international relationships with China and Korea continue to flourish with local business delegations to visit those countries in late March and April....
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Council's trainees for 2012 get into action for the community

Forty-five trainees started at Penrith City Council in January with more expected to be recruited later this year. Last year, 62 people completed their...
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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....