2019 in Review: November

The Panthers launched new jerseys in November.
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It’s been quite a year in Penrith and The Western Weekender has been there to cover all the big moments.

Here’s our look at November 2019…

– The Penrith Panthers announce a jersey revolution, dramatically cutting prices in a first for the NRL.

– The Joan announces an exciting line-up of shows for its 2020 season.

– Nepean Hospital comes under fire after it’s revealed an elderly woman was left waiting nine hours in Emergency with a broken leg and shoulder.

– Penrith escapes the brunt of a bushfire emergency across New South Wales, but a blaze at Llandilo sparks concerns about what is to come.

Crews at Llandilo. Photo: Megan Dunn

– Police issue a plea for information after a man is shot in Penrith in broad daylight. It’s revealed it’s the second time the man has been shot at this year.

– Penrith pauses to remember and reflect on Remembrance Day.

– Plans for a new-look Regatta Park at Emu Plains are revealed.

– Two brothers are jailed over a horrifying home invasion at Londonderry.

– Westfield pushes ahead with its redevelopment plans, submitting a new DA to Council.

– It’s announced that Atmosphere gym will open a new facility above the new restaurants at Tench Reserve.

– The Sydney Santa Spectacular opens in Penrith.

– A man is jailed for two years and three months over the drunken assault of a police officer.

– The State Government announces Level 2 water restrictions will be implemented from December 10.

– Penrith NRL player Tyrone May pleads guilty to a number of charges relating to a sex tape, while some charges are dropped.

– The Panthers announce the signing of Kurt Capewell for the 2020 season.

Kurt Capewell with Panthers recruitment manager Jim Jones. Photo: Penrith Panthers

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