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Fears platypus habitat is under threat at Boundary Creek

The longevity of a Penrith platypus habitat is under threat, experts say, as Sydney Water works to strengthen a creek bank.

Alarm sounded over small clock

A toy alarm clock that was sold at a number of outlets in Penrith is being recalled over a button battery concern.

$80 million boost to tradies as new training centre opens

A new $80 million building focused on the next generation of tradies has opened at TAFE’s Kingswood campus.

Leave the car at home: Extra trains to cope with Swiftmania

Extra trains will be running across the weekend to get concert-goers to Taylor Swift's shows in Sydney.

Family legacies continue at Nepean Hospital

Their fathers are famous names at Nepean Hospital. They are the next generation of doctors carrying on a family legacy.

Car, Mitchell in heated debate over asbestos in schools

Education Minister Prue Car has accused her predecessor of "looking for headlines" after the pair became engaged in a heated debate over the asbestos mulch saga.

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The NRL has received a huge boost ahead of the new season, with figures revealing the code is in one of its strongest ever financial positions.

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“In great shape”: NRL’s incredible financial results

The NRL has received a huge boost ahead of the new season, with figures revealing the code is in one of its strongest ever financial positions.

Panthers make most of UK experience ahead of World Club Challenge

From attending English Premier League matches to meeting fans on the wet streets of Manchester, the Penrith Panthers are making the most of their time in the UK.

World Club Challenge: 10 fun facts about Wigan, England

The Panthers have been in the UK this week, preparing for their showdown against reigning Super League Champions, the Wigan Warriors, on Sunday morning. The...

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Hotel TOTTO makes a splash in Wollongong

Reporter Ellie Busby heads to Wollongong, where she discovers Hotel TOTTO - a newcomer delivering the perfect weekend away.

Leura’s Fairmont Resort has still got it

The Fairmont Resort offers plenty of activities for kids, great restaurants and a superb location to access the fun of the Blue Mountains.

Goldie grows up: Family favourite now perfect for a couples’ getaway

We head to the Gold Coast - and find it's not just a family holiday spot, but the perfect getaway for couples too.

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First class independent living at St Hedwig

St Hedwig Retirement Village is opening this month and the time to live in this beautiful community has arrived!

How Affinity Education Group supports new educators

Affinity Education Group is supporting teachers as they enter their careers.

Home Instead shares Christmas spirit

Home Instead is the trusted choice for in-home care and companionship services in Penrith, Blacktown and the Blue Mountains.

Having a tough conversation about care with your parents

Discussing care needs with parents can be tough, but Your Side is there to help.

Think safe, drink safe this Christmas

The Nepean Liquor Accord is asking the community to protect themselves and their mates when they are enjoying a couple of drinks this Christmas.

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