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Festival takes a trip down memory lane

With the sun shining, magpies swooping and flowers starting to bloom, it can only mean one thing... spring is almost upon us. But these aren’t...

True community heroes

Devoted, selfless, reliable and passionate. These are just some of the words that describe three local residents who have made incredible contributions to their community. And...

New laws on the mark

Local children as young as 12 will soon be able to take aim and fire, as the State Government announces a drop in the...

Turmoil in Canberra: Turnbull survives spill

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has seen off a dramatic threat to his leadership and will remain in the top job - for now. Mr Turnbull...

Cyclist killed in crash

Police are investigating a fatal crash at St Marys last night. Emergency services were called to Forrester Road, near Griffith Street, about 9.30pm on Monday,...

Man arrested after sledge hammer attack

A man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a man with a sledge hammer during a home invasion in St Marys today. Just after 10.30am,...

Suspicious fire at Penrith business

An investigation is underway following a suspicious fire at Penrith overnight. About 11.30pm, emergency services attended Coreen Avenue following reports of a business well alight. NSW...

Men charged over chemist robbery

Two men will appear at court today after police charged them with several offences including an aggravated break and enter at a chemist shop...

Reflect and remember

The local Vietnam veterans’ community is set to gather this weekend to pay their respects, remember old friends and reflect on what was some...

Confirmed: 248 flu cases in local area

It's official, just a few weeks out from spring, NSW Health has announced that the flu season is officially upon us. Starting two months later...

Hazel’s seen it all, so furniture retailer’s closure comes as no surprise

John Cootes Furniture in Penrith will shut its doors for good by the end of the year. It is one of 12 stores that will...

Super Cooper inspires his classmates

Living life legally blind can be difficult at the best of times, but a local primary school is breaking down barriers and embracing their...

Patient indecently assaults nurse at Nepean Hospital

A man has been charged with indecent assault after attacking a nurse at Nepean Hospital. The incident happened last Thursday, August 9. The 50-year-old man was...

Changing lives one page at a time

Three local students have embarked on a quest and are helping those living with multiple sclerosis (MS), one page at a time. Lily Morris and...

The Lindsay jigsaw puzzle

Mystery surrounds the seat of Lindsay in the wake of Emma Husar’s decision to stand down at the next election, with both major parties...

World class indoor winter sports complex proposed for Penrith

Local developer and resident Peter Magnisalis has unveiled plans for an Australian-first ‘Winter Sports World’ in Penrith featuring an indoor ski slope designed to...

Service to help close the gap

Penrith is set to become the home of a new primary health care service that will help to address the health needs of the...

Dust up over circus visit

Stardust Circus is coming to St Marys but not everyone’s ready to snap up tickets and celebrate. Animal activist group, People for the Ethical Treatment...

Man’s pizza order escalates into slew of criminal offences

A Jamisontown man’s determination to eat pizza has landed him in strife after he racked up a slew of offences when his online order...

Woman blames cultural ignorance for assault on daughter

A Samoan woman who slapped her teenage daughter to the face multiple times in an attempt to discipline her has been convicted of common...