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New car park at Regatta Park to open within days

The 90-space car park at Regatta Park will open this week.

Dog park’s water leak reaches fourth month, and nobody is willing to fix it

The condition of the Emu Heights off leash dog park has been deteriorating for months and it appears nobody wants to take responsibility to fix it.

Time-honoured law bursary awarded for 34th time

Penrith High School’s Pranavan Prakash has won the 34th Bateman Battersby Law Bursary.

Doing their bit: Childcare centre steps up to help during cost-of-living crisis

A childcare centre has kicked off their community drive and are encouraging people to drop off children’s clothes, toys and books.

State Government moves to clear Aerotropolis red tape, as Metro milestone is reached

The State Government has issued a new direction to better coordinate key government priorities of housing, energy infrastructure and jobs around the Aerotropolis.

Man charged after assaulting police at NRL match

A man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting police at Sunday's NRL match between Penrith and Manly at BlueBet Stadium.

Are Panthers’ beef cheeks the best of the club food bunch?

Kelly’s Bar + Kitchen at Panthers Penrith Leagues Club has entered their beef cheeks into the Your Local Club Perfect Plate Awards.

WIN a Roccbox pizza oven from Gozney

Cook restaurant quality pizza at home with Roccbox, designed for ease of use and unrivalled performance.

Reimagining the old Ice Rink: A community-driven vision for Penrith

Join the conversation, Penrith! The old ice rink is getting a makeover, and we want your input. What would you love to see in this revitalised space?

86 years since Speedway tragedy rocked Penrith

This week marks 86 years since three lives were lost when a car ploughed into the crowd at Penrith Speedway.

Man charged after threatening train passengers

A man is due in court today charged after allegedly threatening and robbing a train passenger earlier this month.

Podcast: 10 Minute Match Day – Panthers v Sea Eagles (NRL Round 14)

Troy Dodds and Nathan Taylor have the last word on Sunday footy as the Panthers prepare to take on the Sea Eagles.

Community Connections Building to be demolished

Penrith City Council will demolish the old Community Connections Building on Henry Street that was damaged by fire in 2021.

Statue shortlist: Who should be immortalised forever in Penrith?

Penrith has a distinct lack of statues honouring important figures. We've got our ideas, but who do you think should be immortalised forever in our city?

Police appeal for public help in search for missing teen.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a missing girl from Cambridge Park.

Crash sparks call for safety improvements at Penrith intersection

A recent accident near a childcare centre has staff asking for a roundabout to increase safety. Council says it's exploring its options.

Maddie’s journey shows why Starlight Foundation is so important

The Starlight Foundation has officially launched its Starlight Day Appeal, aiming to raise $1 million by the end of June – and they need your help.

Searching for the Witts family: Portrait deserves right home

A St Marys resident is trying to get a portrait returned to the right family.

River run with a difference: Get set for marathon effort this week

A group of Penrith men will be attempting to run a marathon this weekend to promote men’s health.

NRMA warns of petrol price spike ahead of long weekend

The average price of regular unleaded in Sydney is 196.5 cents per litre and is expected to hit a top of around 207 cents per litre by the weekend.