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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...

Mulgoa property sells for $3.5 million

The sale of a $3.5 million property in Mulgoa has local real estate agent Andrew Reeves smiling from ear to ear and proves that...

Fitness 4 Autism returns to Jamison Park

It’s almost time to put on your joggers and deck yourself out in all things blue, as Fitness 4 Autism returns to Jamison Park...

Lock up your boss!

Seeing your boss behind bars in a jail cell is something many of us have dreamed about. Penrith PCYC is making dreams come true, encouraging...

Man arrested over Penrith stabbing

Witnesses have helped local police arrest and charge a man following a serious stabbing that occurred on Monday. Police were called to an address on...

Library still popular despite tech boom

As the Internet has increasingly become a necessity in day to day life, providing instant access to information, some might believe that physical libraries...

Why Turnbull should stay in top job

The only thing as certain as Winx winning her 25th straight race on Saturday was Malcolm Turnbull’s 30th consecutive Newspoll defeat on Monday. But here’s...

EXCLUSIVE: Liberals name Council candidates

Brian Cartwright and Belinda Hill have been endorsed as the Liberal Party's candidates for the upcoming Penrith City Council by-election. The Weekender can exclusively reveal...

Cornish calls for solar power to be mandatory in Penrith

With new homes popping up left, right and centre, one Councillor believes solar power is the key to reducing the stress on Penrith’s growing...

Local grandmother wins $2.7 million Keno jackpot

A 68-year-old grandmother from Berkshire Park has won a $2.7 million Keno jackpot at St Marys Leagues Club. The calm winner, who wishes to keep...

Nepean Rowing Club to celebrate 90th birthday

The Nepean Rowing Club will launch a new book next week to celebrate its 90th birthday. Titled Ninety on the Nepean, the book will launch...

The Haven to provide 7,000 nights of safety for victims of domestic violence

With Penrith in the grips of a domestic violence epidemic, the opening of ‘The Haven’ couldn’t come soon enough. The Haven will be a refuge...

From Glenmore Park to LA: World stage calls for Ivy

Chances are when you turned on the radio last year, you were greeted with the voice of Jessica Mauboy belting out her number one...

Ready to Relay: Major fundraiser returns

Even though Kingswood’s Karen Cutts said a final goodbye to her father last year, she is still determined to play a part in finding...

The Penrith man giving dingoes a second chance at life

With the appearance of a dog and the aloofness of a cat, dingoes are unlike any other animal. At the back of his home in...

Man arrested after taxi driver robbed

A man has been charged following the alleged robbery of a taxi driver in St Marys yesterday. About 5pm, a 71-year-old taxi driver was driving...

Kickstart to law career

Susan Graham from St Paul’s Grammar School in Penrith has been announced as the winner of this year’s Bateman Battersby Law Bursary. Ms Graham completed...

Man hospitalised after police pursuit

A man has been arrested after a pursuit and crash in Werrington County overnight. About 1.30am this morning, police attempted to stop a sedan on...

High Street to get facelift

Penrith Council is about to start upgrading and transforming High Street in the Penrith city centre. Council says it is an “important, city-shaping project” that...

Unanswered questions: Search continues for mystery driver

Heartbroken parents Elaine and Greg Robertson are searching for justice after their son, James Robertson, died in November last year just days after being...