Thursday, October 29, 2020


Stage 2 of Nepean Hospital upgrade fast-tracked

The Nepean Hospital redevelopment will be completed sooner than expected as the NSW Government announced today that Stage 2 of the $1 billion project will be brought forward by two years.

Police charge man over sexual abuse of girl

A man has been charged over the alleged sexual abuse of a teenage girl he met online.

Penrith’s best for your health and wellness needs

Rainbow Organic is your one-stop-shop for all your essential health and wellness needs.

Try driving now: Repeat offender sent to jail

A man disqualified from driving until 2039 will spend Christmas behind bars after he was caught speeding in a school zone.

Meet true local heroes making a difference in our community

Three inspiring members of the local community, all with very different backgrounds, have been recognised as part of the Westfield Local Hero initiative.

Councillor calls for second boat ramp

Concerns have been raised about the functionality of the new Tench Reserve boat ramp after traffic jams caused havoc during the recent long weekend.

A-list support for McHappy Day next month

Locals are being urged to support McHappy Day.

NSW records three millionth COVID test

As the state marks three million COVID-19 tests since January, the NSW Government is calling on the community to continue to work together to fight the deadly virus.

New look for Civic Centre foyer

Penrith’s Civic Centre foyer is set to undergo a major facelift this month bringing it into the 21st century.

What a special week it’s been in Penrith

Sunday night’s decider could go either way, but nobody can take away the fact that our boys got there.

Podcast: 2020 Grand Final preview

Podcast previews the 2020 Grand Final.

Motorcyclist dies in Cranebrook crash

A motorcyclist has died after a crash at Cranebrook this morning.

Man jailed for stealing items from storage unit

A man who stole $5,000 worth of property from Storage King Penrith has been sentenced to six months behind bars.

Get into the Halloween spirit in Erskine Park

While trick or treating seems unlikely this year, an Erskine Park family has created a way to safely get into the Halloween spirit this spooky season.

Family split apart by COVID-19 finally reunited

Painful seven month separation ends as local doctor’s wife and child arrive home.

Further restrictions to be eased in NSW

Gatherings in outdoor public spaces and group bookings at restaurants will be increased to 30 people under a relaxation of COVID-19 rules.

Man hospitalised; mystery over injuries

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was found injured in St Marys this morning.

Help available for businesses during Small Business Month

Cranebrook businesswoman Jane Tweedy is helping other local business owners during NSW Small Business Month.

Major Oak Theatre Restaurant announces shock closure

The Major Oak Theatre Restaurant will close its doors at the end of December after 40 years in St Marys.

Remembrance Day services to go ahead

Groups of up to 100 people will be able to gather for Remembrance Day services across NSW after the approval of a one-off exemption from COVID-19 restrictions.