Sunday, February 25, 2018

News

Young drivers urged to ‘Check It’

According to 2017 Australian Roads data, young people are nearly twice as likely to die in a car crash than their parents. In an effort...

Lunches made with care

For some local kids, going to school without any food for the day is a reality that’s all too common. For the past two years,...

NSW Governor David Hurley gives PCYC tick of approval

Penrith PCYC has welcomed NSW Governor David Hurley and his wife Linda Hurley to experience the remarkable impact the organisation has on the local...

Husar renews call for paid domestic violence leave

Paid domestic and family violence leave should be implemented as a matter of urgency, according to Lindsay MP Emma Husar. Ms Husar, who is also...

Clean-up days to be held in March

Why wait until Spring to have a good clean out around the house? Autumn is the perfect time to get cleaning, especially with Clean...

Barnaby can’t survive as Deputy PM

When The Daily Telegraph first reported on Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion’s relationship and soon-to-arrive baby, I actually skipped over the story. Couldn’t have cared...

Council marks decade since historic apology

A didgeridoo has lead a mayoral march into Penrith City Council Chambers to mark the 10 year anniversary of the historic National Apology Day. Aboriginal...

Asbestos cleared from Jordan Springs site

Developer Lendlease says locals have nothing to fear after asbestos was illegally dumped near a childcare centre in Jordan Springs. A Nine News report last...

On The Record: Ben Feszczuk

Proudly brought to you by Nepean Regional Security The Western Weekender presents 'On The Record', a new podcast series dedicated to telling the stories of...

Fire breaks out at Regentville

Emergency crews have responded to a fire near the M4 at Regentville. The grass fire was burning in vacant land bordered by Bunnings, Tench Avenue...

Rail Union to vote on new pay offer

The standoff between rail staff and the State Government may be heading towards a conclusion with the Transport Minister conceding ground and offering the...

OZWAC Ball to return in 2018

After a two year break, the Australian Women and Children’s Research Foundation (OZWAC) has announced the return of its charity ball in celebration of...

Quick thinking car dealer helps police catch fraudster

An attendant at a car dealership sensed something wasn’t quite right, and alerted police to a man who was then arrested and charged with...

Fixing her broken heart

While for many, February 14 is a day for celebrating love, for thousands of Australian families, the day holds a much more significant meaning. For...

Local doctor tackles solo sail

At 27-years-old, one local doctor is getting ready to sail across the Pacific Ocean this month, all in the name of charity. For weeks on...

Community sessions to be held to discuss Wallacia proposal

The cemetery development at Wallacia is moving closer to reality with the community invited to have their say on the proposed plans. Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries...

Boost for local health services

In an effort to improve local health service and efficiency, $17 million is headed to the Nepean community for a new HealthOne facility based...

Man who shot police officer at Nepean Hospital to apply for bail

The man charged with shooting police officer Luke Warburton at Nepean Hospital in 2016 will apply for bail in the District Court next week. 2GB...

On top of the financial world

Penrith local Tim Hayman has been recognised as one of the best financial advisers in the industry. Mr Hayman took out the coveted Financial Planning...

Premier in Penrith to welcome interns

56 medical graduates starting their one year internship at Nepean Hospital this morning have received a warm welcome from Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister...