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Support available for those in need this Christmas

The countdown to Christmas has begun, but for many Penrith families the festive season brings additional stress and financial hardship. Fortunately, local charities and support...

Chance to reflect and remember

On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, Penrith will join Australia to remember those who have made the ultimate...

Fairfax axes Penrith City Gazette newspaper

Fairfax Media has axed the Penrith City Gazette newspaper as well as the St Marys/Mt Druitt Star. Six newspapers overall will close down with publications...

Why Matt Moylan had to go

So Matt Moylan is no longer a Panther. No surprises there, even though both the player and club were apparently “100 per cent” committed...

12 breakdowns a day in Penrith

Were you stuck on the side of the road this week with a flat tyre or battery? Well chances are you weren’t the only one...

Commuters see red over flaws in new timetable

Transport for NSW is defending its new train timetable despite an outrageous flaw that will force hundreds if not thousands of commuters into longer...

Unusual uniform helps raise money for education

The guys and girls of Glenmore Park High School donned their best school dress to raise money for girls’ access to education. Last week, staff...

Carney confident of success in Mulgoa

Western Sydney born and raised Todd Carney is set to take on Member for Mulgoa Tanya Davies at the 2019 State Election. Opposition Leader Luke...

Christmas to come alive in Penrith CBD

Santa’s helpers were hard at work this week visiting local shops to spread the word about his planned arrival at this year’s Christmas Tree...

Duo involved in supermarket brawl

Before most people have had their morning coffee, two men have had a morning fight, throwing around items at a supermarket this week. At 8.35am...

White Ribbon Day walk returns to Nepean River

On average, one woman is killed every week in Australia as a result of domestic violence. Penrith’s 2017 White Ribbon Day walk will take place...

Family plans cruise after Lotto win

A hardworking Penrith woman and her family are happily planning a cruise together to celebrate their million-dollar Lotto windfall. The family syndicate was one of...

10 places in Penrith to watch the Cup

Are you and your friends struggling to figure out where you want to go out on Cup day? The Weekender is here to help! Here...

The Week: November 4

Troy Dodds hosts The Week alongside Emily Newton, Nathan Taylor and Kate Reid.

Exclusive: Government could acquire houses in Cranebrook and Llandilo

A leaked NSW Government Cabinet document outlining information on the Western Sydney Corridors suggests that Llandilo and Cranebrook could see hundreds of properties affected,...

Local women find true independence

Three local women have recently started their journey of independence after they moved out of their family homes and into a purpose-built group home. Disability...

Clean-up promised at Thornton canal

The once beautiful canal in the growing Thornton Estate in Penrith has turned into a rubbish tip and algae-laden swamp in recent months according...

Fresh look for PCYC

A fresh coat of paint and some tender love and care has completely transformed Penrith PCYC. Closed for three and a half months and costing...

Rising power prices remain an ongoing concern

Australia is facing a power crisis, and western Sydney residents are feeling the pinch as bills continue to climb. Federal Member for Lindsay, Emma Husar...

Local wins Law Student of the Year

Llandilo local and Western Sydney University law student Marija Yelavich has taken home a top honour after being announced as the Law Student of...