Council

Look out, Ross, these kids want your job

From a record 200 applications, Penrith City Council has chosen their Junior Mayor and Deputy Junior Mayor for 2015. Jesse Penza, from Holy Family Primary...

Werrington County residents to oppose new facility

Werrington County residents are once again fighting a $4 million development next to their homes that will bring late night weekend functions and increased...

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...

Blame game over station parking

Commuters are unlikely to be told in advance when car spaces at Penrith Station will be closed for electrical work, with Penrith Council and...

Council to push for airport infrastructure

Maximising the benefits and minimising the impacts are the top priorities for Council after conditionally agreeing to support the development of an airport at...

Council "blindsided", says Thain

Penrith City Council will review their agreement with the developers of the Cranebrook Shopping Centre amid revelations developers are no longer undertaking construction in...

Greens want to drive home anti-CSG message

Penrith City Councillors are divided on whether or not to have ‘No Coal Seam Gas’ (CSG) signage attached to the city’s welcome signs. Greens Councillor...

Rural rates in question

Rural residents have raised concerns over Council rates amid the public exhibition of Council’s four year Delivery Program. The revised Delivery Program outlines the rates...

Concern over housing plan for Penrith Lakes

In the wake of the treacherous Sydney storms, concerns over proposed housing in the low lying Penrith Lakes development are bigger than ever, with...

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...