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Toy Library is a winner

Penrith City Library now runs a toy library!  The toy library has a catalogue of over 1000 new and exciting toys...

Despair at loss of Penrith icon

Police have established a crime scene at the Log Cabin following last night's devastating fire that has destroyed a Penrith icon....

Get a slice of the pie

Penrith businesses wanting a bigger slice of the NSW tourism industry have been provided with a set of resources from a new State Government...

Log Cabin destroyed by fire

There is shock and despair in Penrith tonight after one of the city's most historic buildings, the Log Cabin, was destroyed by fire. It is...

Fire at historic Log Cabin

Emergency crews are tonight battling a massive blaze at the historic Log Cabin hotel in Penrith.  ...

Hang up for businesses

We all know what a hassle dealing with telecommunications businesses can be, but the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has found that...

Billion dollar plan for Panthers

He has accepted one of the Penrith region’s toughest and most demanding jobs, but thanks to a billion-dollar plan in his...

Local businesses in hot water

A snap decision by the Federal Government to close its Solar Hot Water Rebate to households four months early has forced...

Chipping in for charity

The Western Weekender kicked off 2012 fundraising for local charity OZWAC on Monday with a $2,000 donation at a special meet...

Get a slice of the pie

Penrith businesses wanting a bigger slice of the NSW tourism industry have been provided with a new set of resources from...

A brother's plea

The brother of a woman found deceased inside her Colyton home has appealed for anyone with information about his sister, 47-year-old...

Saluting their service

 Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has met with members of the Penrith RSL Sub-branch who recently received $4000 under the Gillard...

Bradbury scores promotion

Lindsay MP David Bradbury has moved into the Federal Ministry.   Prime Minister Julia Gillard confirmed...

Police investigate women's death

Police are appealing to the public for information following the discovery of a woman’s body in St Marys last month. ...

Sensational Sam

Glenmore Park local, Samantha Ewart, was very surprised when she was nominated for the Young Women of the West Awards but...
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Women fly high

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, newly reopened women’s networking group, Women With Altitude, is hosting a special luncheon focusing on the...

Memory Park works delayed

April 25 is the day many stop to honour and pay respect to those who have served Australia in the armed...

Crameri suspended

Penrith Councillor, Kevin Crameri, has been suspended from Penrith City Council following allegations of misconduct whilst he was serving as Mayor...

Bradbury set for promotion

After declaring himself Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s ‘strongest supporter’, MP for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has welcomed the decisive results of Monday’s...

BEC welcomes funding opportunities

The Penrith Business Advisory Centre gave advice to about 1,000 individuals last year, but with additional funds that is set to...

Police make more drug arrests

Police have arrested a second man following the discovery of two dismantled clandestine drug laboratories in Sydney’s west last week. ...

Harvey surveys damage

A billowing, black plume of smoke could be seen for miles on Friday as emergency crew worked to put out as...

Assault at Kingswood

Police are conducting investigations into the serious assault of a man at Kingswood yesterday afternoon.   ...

Man shot by police

Police have shot a man believed to be involved in the theft of firearms from a gun club at St Marys...

Massive fire in Penrith

Fire fighters are working tirelessly to put out a raging fire, which started in the warehouse of Harvey Norman, Penrith, this...

Rudd to challenge on Monday

Kevin Rudd will challenge Julia Gillard for the Labor leadership on Monday.   Mr Rudd confirmed...

Ayres: M4 not axed

Claims from metropolitan media that the NSW Government has dumped the M4 East extension are wrong, Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres...

Festival launches in style

The streets of Penrith will light up this St Patrick’s Day when the Penrith City Festival takes on a new feel....

Chance to help local charity

The Australian Women and Children’s Research Foundation (OZWAC) is inviting the public to discover the vital work they do in the...

Bradbury backs Gillard

Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s permanency in the top job may be shaky but MP for Lindsay, David Bradbury, said his devotion...

Contamination fears

Residents in Jamisontown are living adjacent to land potentially contaminated with cancer causing chemicals, but they may not even be aware....

Out of their hands

Penrith City Council owns Billington Place car park in Emu Plains, but a decision to impose timed parking limits isn’t theirs...

'Bin Bloke' here to help

Plenty has been said about Penrith City Council’s three-bin system.   Social media debates have been...

Government assistance to locals

Minister for Emergency Management, Robert McClelland, has announced that the Australian Government is providing natural disaster assistance to western Sydney communities...

Elderly woman robbed

Police are appealing for information from the public after an elderly woman was knocked over and robbed at her home in...

Guns stolen from St Marys

Police are appealing for information after several firearms were stolen from a gun club at St Marys last night. ...

Council: This is a natural disaster

Penrith City Mayor Greg Davies held talks with the premier and local members in the immediate aftermath of last Thursday’s flash...

Storms cause havoc

A massive storm that battered Penrith and surrounding suburbs last night has left residents with a massive clean-up. ...

Post office robber caught

A teenager is due to appear in Parramatta Children’s Court charged over the alleged break, enter and steal from an Australia...

SES keeps working after floods

The State Emergency Service says it received almost 200 requests for help after Thursday night's flash floods.  ...