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Council’s airport support in tatters

Inadequate and inconsistent is how Penrith Council described the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the western Sydney airport. A meeting on Monday night presented...

The murder that rocked Penrith

This is the angelic face of Lauren Hickson, the four-year-old girl caught up in the biggest murder case in Penrith’s history. Her beautiful smile is...

Foley: Baird has failed west

NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley has blasted the State Government, claiming Premier Mike Baird has failed to deliver on his western Sydney jobs promise. It...

Penrith performer earns huge acclaim in London

A former Penrith resident is wowing critics and audiences in London with her portrayal of the iconic Judy Garland. Belinda Wollaston, a former Jamison High...

Reduced speed limits for The Northern Road, M4

Changed traffic conditions will be in place from this Wednesday while investigation work is carried out on The Northern Road and the M4 Motorway...

Missing Emu Plains man found alive

Police have found missing Emu Plains man Norman Woodford alive after a five day search. The 78-year-old was last seen on Wednesday, December 2 and...

Teen girl found but search continues for Norman

A teenage girl missing from Katoomba has been found safe and well in South Penrith. The 13-year-old was last seen getting on a train at...

Elderly man missing from Emu Plains

Police are appealing for information to help locate an elderly man who went missing from Emu Plains yesterday morning. Norman Woodford, aged 78, was last...

End of an era as Fowler family exits Wallacia Post Office

After 107 years and eight months in the Fowler family, the Wallacia Post Office is in new hands. Since John Fowler and his wife, Ethel,...

Childcare centre to close a week before Christmas

Penrith Community Aid Childcare Centre will close its doors on December 18 after giving parents just one month’s notice to find alternative daycare placement...

Building team work (and robots)

Students from Samuel Terry Public School in Cranebook will use their problem solving skills when they take part in this year’s national finals of...

Students left to swelter in boiling hot classrooms

When temperatures soared above 40 degrees in Penrith on Tuesday, students at Jamison High School were left to swelter in classrooms that still don’t...

Festival tragedies must stop

The death of a 25-year-old woman at the Stereosonic music festival last weekend again raises questions about the future of such events as they...

Kerry-Anne has the Galaxy at her feet

Colyton resident Kerry-Anne Peterson is ready to take on the Miss Galaxy Australia Pageant after raising well over $5000 for various charities throughout her...

Door stop prompts major emergency response

An unexploded tank shell has been recovered from a home in Claremont Meadows this evening. Police and Fire and Rescue NSW crews attended the home...

Community spirit shines for Brendan

Brendan Sewell's life was on track for success and happiness when it took a tragic turn for the worst. Mr Sewell, 28, was diagnosed with...

Falling off the edge: Iconic surf shop to close

Another long-standing Penrith business is to close its doors with surf and ski retail outlet Off the Edge to shut its iconic Station Street...

Two men seriously hurt in head-on crash at Londonderry

Rescue crews have worked for over an hour to free two men trapped in separate cars in Londonderry this afternoon. It followed a horror crash...

Relay For Life to move from Howell Oval

Something big is coming to next year’s Penrith Relay for Life event. Now in its 15th year and currently the highest rating Relay for Life...

Get your hand off it

Deputy Premier and Minister for Police Troy Grant and Minister for Roads Duncan Gay today announced tougher demerit point penalties for mobile phone offences...