Thursday, February 25, 2021

LOCAL NEWS

Coles to stop selling single-use plastics

Coles has announced it will no longer sell single-use plastic tableware products including cups, plates, bowls, straws and cutlery.

York gives back to local community

York Jewellers in Penrith is helping to create brighter tomorrow with its latest fundraising drive donating nearly $10,000 to Nepean Hospital.

Real estate powers on despite pandemic

Land values in Penrith have slightly increased year-on-year, according to the latest report from the NSW Valuer General.

Push for safer drivers: Why defensive driving courses are critical

Penrith drivers are being encouraged to sharpen their skills behind the wheel by taking part in a defensive driving course.

Matt helps change lives during pandemic

Lemongrove resident Matt Laffan has been lauded for his dedication to changing lives through music during the pandemic.

Man shot in leg at Cambridge Gardens

A man will face court today charged after a man was shot in the leg overnight.

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Panthers lock up Crichton until end of 2023

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Former Panthers fullback Kevin Dann passes away aged 62

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