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Wanted Penrith man charged with string of offences

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to numerous offences that occurred across Penrith this week.

Penrith’s soapy success story

Major milestone: Penrith-based business is showing big players how it’s done

Jason Morrison: Time to grow up and discuss nuclear power

Want cheap power? Want no black-outs? Less pollution?

Book club is worth reading about

New local book club aims to promote reading and social engagement in Penrith.

To snip or not to snip? The great circumcision debate reignites

Is it the unkindest cut of all or is circumcision making a comeback?

Fresh charges laid against Tyrone May

Penrith Panthers player Tyrone May is facing fresh charges related to a sex tape scandal that engulfed the club in the pre-season. The 23-year-old now...

Thief’s getaway thwarted by locked car

A not-so-stealthy thief has been charged after she was caught stealing from a Jamisontown shopping centre but accidentally locked her keys inside her car...

Vegan activists want their voice to be heard in Penrith

Local vegan activists want their voice to be heard despite Council’s tough stance

Borrowing power increased “overnight”

A recent APRA decision is set to see the average Aussie family having around $60,000 more borrowing power.

New era for a nostalgic drive

On Saturday I opted to forgo a bacon and eggs breakfast and a coffee so I could make room in the budget and drive...

Council to send delegation overseas

A delegation from Penrith City Council is off to Japan – with a mission to showcase the city and promote Penrith’s “New West” vision.

Officers injured during stand-off with offender

Three police officers have been injured following an barricade incident in Penrith today.

Police charge former bikie with drug offences

Strike Force Raptor have charged a second former Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) member as part of investigations into an alleged criminal network. Detectives from...

Truckie cops big fine after causing traffic chaos

A truckie who caused traffic chaos when he ignored load limit warning signs and tried to drive his massive rig up Old Bathurst Road near Emu Heights has been slapped with a $2,000 fine.

Council denies Westfield expansion

Plans for shopping centre's expansion have hit a snag.

Jason Morrison: State Government’s toll addiction

Jason Morrison on tolls in western Sydney. How much are you spending?

Rebuilding Labor: West deserves respect

Newly elected State Labor Leader Jodi McKay says she plans to “honestly reflect” on what happened during her party’s State Election campaign.

Building crypto credibility

Penrith meet-up to shed light on the growth of bitcoin

Keep an eye on your eyes

New research has found that 10,000 people in Penrith are part of three million Australians at risk of serious eye problems that could be avoided.

Police arrest Emu Plains man as part of criminal investigation

Strike Force Raptor have arrested a second former Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) member as part of investigations into an alleged criminal network. Detectives from...