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Local radio show celebrates first birthday

There is a big celebration happening on Penrith radio with AirFM Drive celebrating its first birthday today. Host Darren McErlain has presented the show on...

Masked Panther: Cleary’s big call

Nathan Cleary will make a decision on his future in November, once what has become a very busy season for the 20-year-old is done...

Council gives street performers green light

From singers to dancers and even contortionists, Penrith Council is ready to bring some colour and energy to the area by embracing street performers. Council...

Independent candidate set to ruffle some feathers at Federal Election

With a Federal Election looming, the first new candidate to fight for the local seat is making his message known – Lindsay needs a...

Man flown to hospital after workplace accident

A 36-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in a stable condition after his arm was caught between a truck and forklift at a...

Penrith gets behind World Environment Day

Penrith Council will be putting the power in the hands of locals to make a conscious change to their lifestyles as part of this...

Fundraiser won’t be a drag

Corpus Christi Netball Club will be holding a fundraising night with a difference next weekend at the Australian Arms Hotel in Penrith. Instead of hosting...

Nurses “burnt out” by workload

Nurses across NSW are calling for better nurse-to-patient ratios in order to raise the quality of care of patients as well as the wellbeing...

Sport is hopping ahead

It has been compared to horse equestrian, only the stars of the event are much smaller. Featuring all kinds of rabbits, Rabbit Hopping is an...

Plastic bag ban draws closer

Locals shopping at Woolworths, Coles and Big W will have to get used to the idea of remembering to bring their own bags as...

Business Centre scores $6m contract to help businesses explore digital opportunities

An innovative Penrith business centre has received a multi-million dollar contract to deliver digital solutions to small businesses across NSW and ACT. Penrith City and...

Charity golf day aims to raise more than $15,000 for cancer fight

Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club is teeing up for its annual Cancer Council charity golf day, to be held later this month. The event,...

Dog lovers unite for popular annual event

Dogs of all shapes and sizes will be taking over Orchard Hills next weekend as dog ownership goes up a fun notch. The annual Dogs...

Penrith to house NDIS watchdog

Proving to be a popular place for professionals, Penrith CBD is the home of the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards...

Woman flouts driving ban

A woman busted driving disqualified twice in four days has been blasted for deliberately flouting the law. Siobhan Weber was told she would have been...

Park nears completion as Councillors slam construction delays

It was supposed to be a quick redevelopment of part of Penrith’s CBD to help activate the city, but time and time again it’s...

Barbering’s hair-raising resurgence

It’s an industry that has experienced significant growth over the past few years and now more young adults are jumping on board the barbering...

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck

A man has died after being struck by a truck on the M4 in a bizarre accident this afternoon. About 12.20pm today, emergency services were...

Driving towards their goals

Students from Glenmore Park High School are turning trash into cash as they hope to raise enough money for a mini bus. Collecting cans and...

Mounting problem in local schools

Enduring freezing cold conditions in winter and boiling heat in summer, hundreds of local students are attending classes in demountables that are more than...