Thursday, May 26, 2022


Going vegan: The locals changing the game

With the state of the climate increasingly front of mind, many have been left wondering how they can do their part.

A moo-ving story starring Bob, a mystery cow and a big reunion

When Bob Perkins spotted a cow at the Penrith Lakes Scheme last year the Penrith resident would have never believed the story behind its arrival.

Rents rise in Luddenham, and it’s set to continue

A new report has ranked Luddenham as number nine in the top 20 locations in New South Wales where landlords are likely to push up rents at the next rental review.

Inside the unique self defence lessons where real-world scenarios are they key to training

If you had to fight to protect yourself, do you think you would have the skills and confidence to defend yourself?

New recycling service collects unwanted items from home

Recycling is great for the environment but sometimes can be tricky for certain items that cannot be disposed of in any of the typical household bins.

Where it all went wrong for Labor in Lindsay

While there is much to celebrate for Anthony Albanese and Labor after last Saturday’s election win, plenty of questions are being raised about the party’s local campaign and why Lindsay fell so dramatically out of play for the ALP.

Retirement for doctor who put Nepean Hospital on the world stage

Nepean Hospital has seen a significant retirement, with former Intensive Care Medicine Director, Professor Anthony McLean, finishing up his work at the hospital after more than 35 years.

Unmarked police vehicle involved in fatal bus crash

The car involved in this morning's fatal bus crash at Llandilo was an unmarked NSW Police vehicle.

Bus driver killed in Llandilo crash

A bus driver has been tragically killed in a crash at Llandilo this morning.

Podcast: On The Record – John Todd

John Todd is celebrating 30 years as Executive Office at the Western Sydney Business Centre this year.

ALP to form government; Lindsay stays Liberal at Federal Election

The Coalition has lost government, with Anthony Albanese to become Prime Minister.

Federal Election Night: As It Happened

The Federal Election night live blog kicks off at 5pm on Saturday, May 21.

What the newspapers say: The final election verdict

It is a long-held tradition for newspapers to offer their final verdict on election eve. Here's a summation of what the papers have said ahead of Australians going to the polls tomorrow.

Dodds: My final verdict on 2022 Federal Election

The Weekender's traditional election eve column has landed.

Please just shut up and vote: Why what you do on election day really...

A special guest opinion piece ahead of Saturday's election.

Community groups encouraged to apply for NSW Government funding

Community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program. Unlocking $37.2 million for community infrastructure projects across the...

Man charged with animal cruelty, bestiality

A man will appear in court today following extensive investigations into alleged break and enter and animal cruelty offences in St Marys over the last month.

McMahon lowdown: Labor expected to hold seat

Some Weekender readers will be voting at the Federal Election on Saturday for who will represent the seat of McMahon for the next three years.

Health benefits the focus of Walk Safely to School Day

Now in it's 23rd year, Walk Safely to School Day is back this Friday, May 20 to encourage primary school children around the country to take a step towards a healthier future.

Call for easier access for public to raise issues with Council

A discussion over the practices within Penrith City Council meetings has led to a South Ward Councillor wanting more direct avenues for community engagement.