Environment

Students feel the power as they aim to win Solar Challenge

This year, the 22 member Solar Car team from Western Sydney University (WSU) is ready to win the biannual 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The...

Cash for cans: Container Deposit Scheme a “game changer”

Penrith locals will soon be able to earn cash in exchange for their drink containers with the roll out of the Return and Earn...

Bad weather continues to lash Penrith

Driving rain and strong winds continue to lash Penrith with the bad weather expected to last for at least another 24 hours. The shocking conditions...

Dangerous times ahead for fire crews

Fire crews are warning of a dangerous summer ahead after a bushfire in Londonderry and Llandilo threatened homes yesterday, the second major bushfire in just two...

Family saves bird, urges others to be more careful

After saving a bird whose feet were hooked and shackled together by a lure, three young boys and their dad are calling on the...

Glenmore Park woman’s research may change the world

A Glenmore Park woman’s research could potentially change the lives of people living in earthquake-prone regions around the world. Before moving to western Sydney, raising...

Breathing life into western Sydney

Western Sydney’s unique environment remains a high priority for the Federal Government, with the commitment of $15 million to restore the critically endangered Cumberland...

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...

Nepean River Green Bridge construction to start in July

Expect to start seeing works for the Nepean River Green Bridge by July, now the State Government has announced who will construct the $49...

Emu Plains company fined $15,000

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined No Fuss Waste Solutions Pty Ltd $15,000 for water pollution at an unlicensed Emu Plains facility. In...

Steps taken to protect environment

Risky businesses will be monitored under a rigorous compliance campaign by Penrith Council, after a damaging fire at a St Marys factory early last...

Don’t toss old car seats

Self proclaimed avid recycler and Federal Member for Lindsay Emma Husar is encouraging locals to reduce, reuse and recycle. Her call to action follows an...

Protecting the environment

An important parcel of land in Mulgoa has been established as the latest conservation corridor in western Sydney, linking the Cumberland Plains Woodland and...