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Veteran firefighter Phil Marsh calls it a day

Station Commander at Regentville Fire Station, Phil Marsh, has hung his helmet up and taken off his bright yellow uniform for the last time...

Labor to launch campaign in Penrith

Labor has announced it will officially launch its election campaign in Penrith next month, saying the city has become "like the Bermuda Triangle" for...

Turnbull makes education announcement in Emu Plains

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made an education announcement while in Lindsay this morning. Mr Turnbull caught the train to the local area and visited...

Man injured during violent home invasion

A man has been hospitalised following a violent robbery at a Luddenham property yesterday afternoon. About 1.15pm yesterday, a 59-year-old man was at the rear...

Local toddler dies in tragic accident on Hawkesbury River

A four-year-old boy from Cranebrook has been tragically killed in an accident on the Hawkesbury River. Emergency services were called to a boat ramp on...

Police investigating North St Marys factory fire

Police are investigating following a fire at an industrial site in North St Marys last night. About 9.50pm on Friday, emergency services were called to...

Cornish to contest Federal Election

Controversial Penrith City Councillor Marcus Cornish will contest the July 2 Federal Election in the seat of Lindsay. Cr Cornish recently resigned from the Liberal...

Shoppers see Red at new Op Shop

Penrith is getting its first Red Cross Op Shop, with the official launch being held today. All purchases made today will be greeted with a...

Labor concerned over medicine prices

Colyton pharmacist Howard Mai fears a co-payment on prescription medicine will hit his customers, who are already struggling to afford medicine, very hard. “The situation...

Howard joins campaign trail in Lindsay

Former Prime Minister John Howard has joined Lindsay MP Fiona Scott on the campaign trail, meeting with locals in the Penrith CBD today. Mr Howard...

Man should have had a Plan C, says magistrate

An expectant father who drove home drunk after finding out his wife was in labour has been banned from getting behind the wheel for...

Victim was living in “rough conditions”

Police say 51-year-old Penrith woman Debbie Spencer was “living in rough conditions” when she was found unconscious in the CBD on Sunday morning. She sadly...

New face in election campaign

After years of supporting the Liberal Party, local man Steve Roddick has had enough. He has now resigned from the Board of the Penrith Valley...

Council backflips on circus ban

Penrith Council has backflipped on its decision to prohibit circuses with exotic animals from operating on Council land. In a meeting on Monday night, eight...

More parking needed at St Marys

St Marys commuters have the choice to either pay for new tolls on the M4 or pay for increased transport fares – that’s if...

Woman dies after being found unconscious in CBD

A woman found unconscious in the Penrith CBD on Sunday morning has now died in hospital. About 7.15am on Sunday, police were alerted to a...

Woman injured in CBD incident

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in Penrith today. Ambulance paramedics and police were called to a walkway near Henry Street to reports...

Strike Force set up to investigate Colyton shooting

A man who was fatally shot in Colyton last night has been named as Adrian Buxton. Just after 9pm last night, Thursday, May 19, police and...

Man dies in Colyton shooting

Police have launched an investigation following a fatal shooting in Colyton this evening. Shortly after 9pm tonight, emergency services responded to reports of shots fired...

Exclusion zone implemented after Kingswood fire

Firefighters have worked to contain and extinguish a factory fire in Kingswood this evening. Around 6pm, crews responded to reports of smoke issuing from a factory complex...