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Police raid houses in cannabis bust

Police are currently searching five homes in Penrith after an investigation led by intel analysis identified suspicions of enhanced drug cultivation. Two homes are on...

Alleged sex offender facing fresh charges

The Glenmore Park man accused of grooming a fictitious boy online has been charged with fresh offences against real minors. Michael Slegers, 58, is now...

Coalition to cut train travel costs

Commuters travelling from Penrith to the City will save more than $500 a year under a new weekly cap commitment announced by the State...

New Colombo Plan celebrates fifth birthday

Western Sydney University (WSU) celebrated the New Colombo Plan's (NCP) fifth birthday today. The government scholarship program to send university students to the Indo-Pacific...

Premier confirms cemetery review

The Greater Sydney Commission will complete a strategic review of current and future cemetery and crematoria needs for western Sydney, the Member for Mulgoa...

Westfield plans major upgrade

A major development application (DA) has been lodged to convert the south-west portion of Westfield Penrith into a new three-storey food and beverage building...

Podcast: Penrith Panthers 2019 season preview

Troy Dodds and Nathan Taylor take a look at the chances of the Penrith Panthers ahead of the 2019 NRL season. They discuss the recent...

St Clair poet launches first book

Egyptian-born immigrant Pola Fanous picked up his pen at 14-years-old because he had a lot to say but wasn’t comfortable talking to people. It was...

Labor promises price floor for community sector workers

Relief for community service workers could be on the horizon with Labor promising to provide a ‘price floor’ if it wins the State Election. Workers...

Woman attacks security guard with high heels

A woman has been charged after she attacked a security guard with a pair of high heels in Penrith last weekend. At 12.50am on Sunday,...

Marching in her sister’s honour

When diagnosed with Melanoma at the young age of 29, Emma Dunlop was determined to use her time left to advocate for skin cancer...

Toying with firearms laws

He’s the owner of a toy gun empire but Penrith resident Brad Towner is now facing jail time after being charged with several firearms...

Safety in question: Petition fails to get result

Crossing a busy intersection can be challenging at the best of times, but it can be down right dangerous if you’re blind and hearing...

Players must repay the faithful

The long, hot summer is finally over. Netflix can go into hibernation, the beer fridge can be re-filled and the cricket can become an...

Female-only martial arts classes becoming more popular

Following a spate of domestic violence tragedies, women are being encouraged to take up martial arts more than ever. Located at the Shaolin Martial Arts...

Luke Priddis Foundation plans for the future

Exciting things are on the horizon at the Luke Priddis Foundation (LPF) as they seek to expand to support the growing population. An adult skill...

Rail line to open in conjunction with airport

A Metro rail line to the new Western Sydney Airport will be complete in time for the Airport’s opening in 2026, if the Coalition...

The race is on: State Election ballot drawn

While the State Election race is well underway, this morning marked its own starting gun as candidates across all electorates discovered their crucial ballot...

Students say goodbye

Past and present Caroline Chisholm College students gathered to remember the late Mark Herrick on Monday, reflecting on the lasting impact he has left...

NRL forces Tyrone May to stand down

The NRL said today that Penrith player Tyrone May will be subject to the new no-fault stand down policy. Police today charged May with two...