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High-ranking OMCG member charged after firearm and drugs located

A high-ranking member of the Satudarah outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) will face Penrith Local Court today after being charged by Strike Force Raptor. As part...

Walking challenge has a great Point

It’s not quite 500 miles, but for 12 hours, the team at OnePointHealth will be walking 100km in support of the Great Walk Foundation. Physiotherapist...

Man fined for terrible treatment of animal

A Penrith man has been ordered to pay almost $8,000 in vet fees after pleading guilty to animal neglect. When RSPCA officers seized Gary McDonald’s...

Fire crews issue winter warning

An unexpected change in the wind or one plugged in appliance too many can see a small flicker turn into a large flame. Now that...

The silent disease crippling women

Severe abdominal and pelvic pain, throwing up, fainting and being forced to stay in bed – these are just some of the daily struggles...

In the cold for a cause

The winter weather has hit and while many of us are enjoying our cosy beds and heartwarming dinners, others in the community don’t have...

State Budget: West a big winner, says Ayres

People across western Sydney are big winners in NSW Budget 2018 with the engine room of the NSW economy getting a turbocharged injection of...

State Budget: Government closes punting loophole

The NSW Government will introduce a 10 per cent tax on all wagers placed by NSW residents, regardless of the location of the wagering...

State Budget: Free apprenticeships confirmed

The NSW Government will invest $285 million to deliver 100,000 free apprenticeships, as part of a skills and training package that will allow the...

Rates just don’t add up for Mount Vernon locals

It’s the forgotten suburb of Penrith where residents are paying a premium in Council rates that they’re not seeing the benefits of. For Mount Vernon...

Ayres’ plea: Judge me on my record

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres is banking on his track record to ensure he retains the seat at next year’s State Election and says he...

Police search for missing boy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a boy last seen at Penrith last night. Blake Spiteri, aged 14, was last seen at...

State Government’s cool announcement

In the coolest announcement in the lead up to next week's State Budget, half a billion dollars is blowing into classrooms for air conditioning. Premier...

Dolls and more on show

If you’ve already made plans this Sunday, you might want to reconsider because the annual Dolls, Bears, Craft and Collectables Show will be rolling...

More train cancellations as network continues to struggle

Frustrated train commuters are putting up with more delays and cancellations on the Western Line this morning. Two usually packed peak hour services - the...

Locals up in arms over boarding house plan

Residents that call the quiet street of Grazier Crescent in Werrington Downs home fear what might happen to their suburban dream if an application...

Personal experiences drive passion behind new book

A Cambridge Park author has turned his experiences growing up in a refugee camp into a coming-of-age novel, demonstrating the immense power hope can...

Students go green to take out top prize

Students from Cambridge Park Public School have proved that going green doesn’t mean you can’t have fun after taking out a local recycling challenge. Using...

Drunk man’s vile acts towards woman

A Cranebrook man who indecently exposed himself to a shop assistant in a sickening incident has been hit with a seven-month suspended jail sentence. Jason...

Hockey devotee honoured with OAM

Oxley Park's Marina Gaye Laverty has scored one of the biggest field goals of her life being awarded an Order of Australia Medal for...