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Council moves to protect heritage items

Locals struggling to preserve heritage buildings and landmarks will have more chance of a leg-up after Penrith Council resolved to increase its assistance fund. From...

Children witness man attack partner in car

A man who used a baton to attack his partner has walked free from jail, the same day he was sentenced for the crime. The...

Stroke victim at just one-day-old

The first 24 hours after birth should be one of the happiest moments in a new parent’s life, but for St Marys couple Shannon...

Shopping centre hits the market with $45 million price tag

Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre is on the market with a sale price of more than $45 million anticipated. Savills Australia’s Steven Lerche and Andrew Palmer...

Growing and learning: Student project drives passion for community

Children as young as eight are giving back to the homeless community with Glenmore Park Public School’s special initiative. Students in Years 4 and 5...

Off the buses: Drivers plan more action

Fed up bus drivers say they’ll stop work for an hour on Friday and cease accepting fares if a new pay deal can’t be...

Woman kept behind bars after detaining man in Kingswood home

A Kingswood mother who allegedly detained and assaulted a man before robbing him of cash and his phone has been denied bail. Rachel Douglas, 28,...

Woman charged over counterfeit cash

A woman has been charged and counterfeit money has been seized in Cranebrook. Just after 2pm on Saturday, police from the Penrith Proactive Crime Team...

Show your support during Legacy Week

It started out in 1942 with the sale of buttons and stamps and, while the mechanise has evolved, the message during Legacy Week has...

Two charged with murder of Michael Davey

Two former members of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) have been charged over the alleged murder of a fellow gang member in Kingswood...

Work begins on hospital car park

Nepean Hospital’s massive upgrade continues with the first concrete slab poured for the new multi-storey car park. Penrith MP Stuart Ayres and Mulgoa MP Tanya...

Keeping it in the family

A local Emu Plains business is keeping things in the family with three generations working together to help create a better community. Director of DDC...

Panthers gives back to the community

Generosity is at the heart of our community, and Penrith Panthers isn’t letting this go unnoticed. This year, $338,900 will be donated as part of...

Cornish sees red over lights

For many motorists, there is nothing more frustrating than being stuck in traffic. Except perhaps, having to wait when no one is there. That’s the...

Making the right moves

Reti or not, Penrith Selective High School’s senior grade chess team are on their way to the Sydney Inter Regional Finals after recently being...

Chance to pay it forward as vital service raises funds for new van

After watching a YouTube video with her family, Gen Jagt knew she needed to do something about the homelessness crisis in Penrith. Now, six years...

School’s helping hand to drought ravaged country cousins

They live over 500km apart and have never met, but students from Jamisontown Public School and Pilliga Public School now share a special bond...

Telstra scam warning

Penrith resident Leanne Marie is warning the community about potential scammers. Alarm bells rang for the 39-year-old when answering the door to a man dressed...

Penrith’s tallest ever buildings planned for Union Road

The transformation of Penrith's City Centre into a bustling metropolis is one step closer following successful negotiations to develop a prime parcel of Council-owned...

Sledgehammer attacker refused bail

A Jamisontown man who allegedly armed himself with a sledgehammer and forced his way into a St Marys home, assaulting an occupant, has been...