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Please behave on Anzac Day

Police are urging members of the public to commemorate Anzac Day in the spirit of comradeship, and without anti-social, dangerous or criminal behaviour. ...

Nine minute warning

  Only half of the patients facing a potentially life threatening situation, like chest pain or severe burns, are seen within nine minutes...

Bikie charged with theft

Police have charged a member of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang with the theft of more than $300,000 of earth moving equipment in Western Sydney....

Law Bursary handed out

A student from St Columba’s High School has been awarded the annual Bateman Battersby Law Bursary Award. Thomas Synnott received the award...

Bald is beautiful

Two of Penrith’s most dedicated netballers will be shaving their heads to raise money and awareness for the Australian Cancer Research Foundation later...

Blow to households, says candidate

The announcement by IPART to increase electricity prices by 10.3% from July 1 is a major blow to households and businesses in Lindsay, said...

Violent night in local area

Police from St Marys Local Area Command have charged a woman after a fight in a street at Colyton. Police were called to...

Lifestart activity

                           Lifestart Nepean was a hive of activity this morning when...

Health, education is the focus

We may not feel the effects of the mining boom here in Penrith but we will feel the growth in education and health,...

Chamber calls for rate cut

Peak business body, the NSW Business Chamber, is disappointed that the Reserve Bank of Australia has left interest rates on hold at 4.25 per...

Gyms put on notice

Multinational fitness service providers are not only targeting the weight on our hips but our back pockets, too. And now local gym...

It's trout season

There are unprecedented numbers of trout in the Nepean River following the spill of Warragamba Dam earlier this year, which is great for...

Spate of robberies in St Marys

St Marys Police are investigating a number of armed robberies that have been committed at service stations and other small businesses in recent weeks....

Putting books together

Budding authors aged 9 to 12 will learn how books are put together from first idea to publication in the holidays. They’ll get to...

Body of missing man found

The body of a man missing since last month was found in a creek alongside a golf course. A golfer searching for a...

Man seriously hurt in assault

A man will appear in court after allegedly assaulting another man in Penrith on Saturday. About 10pm on Saturday, a 22-year-old man was involved...

Bomb scare at Colyton

It is not hard to spot the green house on the corner of the Great Western Highway and Bennett Road at Colyton, but...

South Penrith woman abducted

A woman has dramatically escaped after being abducted.Police confirmed this morning that two men have been charged following the alleged assault and abduction of...

Gaels cancel benefit night

A benefit fundraiser at the Penrith Gaels Club has been cancelled due to the unfortunate passing of the beneficiary. The fundraiser for Jim...

Changing the rules

TNT Express (TNT) has launched a revolutionary new recruitment campaign aimed at doubling female participation in its workforce. Believed to be...

Seniors the answer for golf club

Penrith Golf Club is just months away from submitting a development application to Penrith City Council to redevelop part of its land in a...

Year of making progress

Going into the state election just over 12 months ago, Penrith MP Stuart Ayres was adamant that several local projects would be delivered...

Lesson in life

For some hard working students, the Sydney Royal Easter Show is not only about rides, showbags and fun – it will be a...

Hospital cleaners on strike

Developing News: Cleaners at Sydney’s Nepean Hospital have walked off the job over what the Health Services Union describes as critical staff shortages. ...

Glenmore Loch searched

EXCLUSIVE: Police divers have today searched Glenmore Loch as the disappearance of Reijo Gronfors becomes even more mysterious. The Western Weekender can...

Massive search for missing man

DEVELOPING NEWS: Police have mounted a large-scale search to locate a Glenmore Park resident who went missing on Saturday evening. Reijo Gronfors,...

WSROC president stands down

Blue Mountains councillor Alison McLaren has announced she will step down as WSROC president when her term expires in October this year. The...

Crash witnesses sought

There were traffic delays on Sunday around 11:45am when three cars were involved in an accident at the corner of Mulgoa Road and Ransley...

Want to walk Kokoda?

ClubsNSW is looking for two community driven young people to represent NSW in its annual Kokoda Youth Leadership Challenge.  Two people between the...

Campus overhaul

Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury, has met with representatives from the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA), the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and...

Man missing from Glenmore Park

Police are appealing for assistance to locate a man missing from his home in Glenmore Park on Saturday night. Mr Reijo Gronfors, aged...

Greener computers

A number of Council employees are now using environmentally friendly computers thanks to an ongoing agreement with Dataflex, an authorised supplier of ‘Green’ Acer...

Man's plea for justice

Being held at gunpoint is not something Doug will easily recover from, but the 71-year-old is determined to have his attackers brought...

Where to for Wagons?

It would be a boost for Penrith’s history to have all three Bennett Wagons housed in the same vicinity, according to Penrith Councillor,...

Man arrested after pursuit

A man has been arrested following a pursuit in Sydney’s western suburbs yesterday. About 1.50pm yesterday, police attempted to stop a blue coloured...

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Tony Fokes & Shane Wheeler the big winners at St Marys Police Officer of the Year Awards

Full details of this year's Australia Day Honours

Tim Grant to face a fitness test today and may play against Cronulla on Saturday